Welcome to Lamont, Iowa
Lamont (pop. 429) is located in the northeast corner of Buchanan County and is known as the "West Gateway to Backbone State Park" (Iowa's first state park).
Lamont is home to several businesses including a local bank, post office, insurance office, bar & grill, car wash, convenience store, Dairy Sweet plus more.
The Common Grounds Coffee House, operated by local volunteers, is open from 6-10 a.m. Monday - Saturday for coffee and rolls. They offer a noon lunch special on Wednesdays, carryout only, between 11:00-12:00. Sign up Friday before. Take a break at the beautiful Gazebo Park right next door.
The Boy Scout Park has many amenities including a tennis and basketball court, a campground with electrical hookups, and playground equipment. The Scout House, with a kitchen and fireplace, along with an adjoining gazebo and picnic tables make this a perfect place to rent for family events.
Located along the Lamont Creek in the heart of Lamont the picturesque City Park is home to a rare soldier monument from the Civil War, a shelter, and playground equipment.
The Lamont Museum is located in a restored downtown bank building. Built in 1910, it features characteristics from that era including oak woodwork, tin ceilings, tile, and hardwood floors. The museum is two floors full of rich history including military, farming, school, and St. Mary's Church. The museum added a one-room school house right out the back door of the museum to display the Lamont School memorabilia. In December of 2021, the museum purchased the Lamont Masons building, it is now the Museum Annex building. This is the oldest building on Bush Street and one of the few surviving buildings in the county built in the Boom style architecture.
City Burn Site is open from April to November by appointment only. To schedule, call Paul Lincoln, Public Works Director at 924-2068. Vegetative debris only. NO paper products, plastics, metals, garbage, trash or any other non-vegetative debris. All vegetative debris must be taken to City Burn Site located at 3297 135th Street (aka County Road…Read More
Lamont Community Club will host the Halloween Trunk or Treat at Lamont Ball Diamond on Tuesday, October 31st from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Decorate the trunks of your cars and head to the ball diamond. Cars will park throughout the ball field so kids can visit each “trunk” for treats. Trunk or treating is a…Read More
First one of the season will be October 13, 2023. Other dates are November 10, 2023, March 8, 2024, and March 29, 2024 – Good Friday. Serving from 4:30 -7:00 pm (or run out). Shut-ins Call (563) 929-3060 $13 Small Fish Meal = 2 pc fish, FF, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw and roll $15…Read More
NE Iowa Food Bank is September 27th beginning at 3:30 – 4:30 pm at the Lamont Fire Station, 644 Bush Street, Lamont, IA. Drive-thru in the alley behind City Hall; enter from Albert Street by the American Legion building. Please bring your big banana boxes back for packing.Read More
Register online by September 28th The Healthiest State 13th Annual Walk encourages Iowans to walk for 30 minutes on Wednesday, October 4. Workplaces, schools, organizations and individuals are all encouraged to register a walk at www.IowaHealthiestState.com/Walk. The 2023 theme is “#WhyIWalk” to highlight the countless reasons we all stay active for our physical, social, and…Read More