Lamont is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located 60 kilometres east of Edmonton at the junction of Highway 15 and Highway 831; the town was named in honour of Canadian politician John Henderson Lamont. The Lamont Hospital opened in 1912. On November 29, 1960, a school bus carrying students from nearby Chipman to school in Lamont was struck by a train, killing 17 students; the collision occurred on the east side of town at a crossing just north of Highway 15 before 9:00 am. In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Lamont recorded a population of 1,774 living in 664 of its 695 total private dwellings, a 1.2% change from its 2011 population of 1,753. With a land area of 9.2 km2, it had a population density of 192.8/km2 in 2016. In the 2011 Census, the Town of Lamont had a population of 1,753 living in 643 of its 673 total dwellings, a 5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 1,669. With a land area of 9.27 km2, it had a population density of 189.1/km2 in 2011.
The Lamont Leader and Farm'n' Friends are local weekly newspapers. Gene Achtymichuk, former professional hockey player Brian O'Kurley, former member of Canadian Parliament Ed Stelmach, Premier of Alberta, 2006-2011 List of communities in Alberta List of towns in Alberta Official website
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