ALMONT, TEXAS. Almont, twelve miles north of DeKalb in northwestern Bowie County, was named for Almont Hill, where the first houses were built. A post office was opened there in 1893 with Edwin Thompson as postmaster. In 1896 the settlement had a population of twenty-five. The post office was closed in 1904. In 1984 Almont consisted of a church, a business, and a few scattered houses.
J. J. Scheffelin, Bowie County Basic Background Book.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Cecil Harper, Jr., "ALMONT, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hra28), accessed February 08, 2016. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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