City of Lamont
644 Bush Street
P.O. Box 240
Lamont, IA 50650

The West Gateway to Backbone State Park

Diane Anderson, City Clerk
(563) 924-
Alfred Hotchkiss, Mayor
(563) 924-2511
Kurt Haynes, Public Works
(563) 924-2068


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                        Friday August 2nd

5:00 - 8:00 pm    Steak Fry @ Fire Station
*prize drawing items displayed in Community Room
6:15 pm                Crowning of Little Mr & Miss Lamont
6:30 pm                Crowning of Grand Marshals
7:00 pm                Terry German Memorial Tournament
Men's Modified Fast Pitch - contact Rick Moyle 319-431-9096

Saturday August 3rd

8:00 am                5K Cancer Walk (line up at old St Mary's Hall)
9:00 am                 Terry German Memorial Tournament
10:00-5:00 pm       Lamont Museum Open
11:00 am                Parade
  (10:00 am lineup at old St. Mary's Hall; judging at 10:30 am)
11:30-1:00 pm        GUMC Dinner (Legion Hall)
After Parade          Pedal Pull (Bush St)
1:00 pm                   Water Volleyball (registration 12:30 pm)
1:00-9:00 pm           Concession Stand (Community Room)
1:00-5:00 pm           Kid's Inflatables (City Park)
                                 Face Painting and Sno Cones
2:00 pm                   Bean Bag Tournament
5:00 -9:00 pm          Heart Beat DJ  (Bush St)
                                 Dance Contest
7:00 pm                    Prize Drawings
9:00-1:00 am            Tank Tunes
10:00 pm                  FIREWORKS (south of ball diamond)











    Lamont, Iowa, located in Northeast Iowa, is a small town with a population of 461.  We are "The West Gateway to Backbone State Park" and also known as the Volunteer Town.

    Currently, Lamont is comprised of one bank, post office, library, bar, ice cream/sandwich shop, convenience store, antique shop, insurance agency, newspaper, coffee shop, kids center, museum, car repair shop, car wash, fire department, hair dresser/barber shop, electrician, and two plumbers.

    Since the closing of Lamont center, the children are bused to Starmont School central site which is a few miles north of town on Highway 187/Highway 3.

    Lamont is very proud of the Common Grounds Coffee shop.  This is a volunteer run gathering place where people can sit and chat with their fellow neighbors over coffee and donuts and lunch if they desire.  Another very important part of the town is the Kids Center.  This is also a volunteer run organization where the children can go afterschool on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons.  Both of the organizations have given back to the community both monetarily and service.