La Mott, Pennsylvania

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La Mott

Camp Town
La Mott, corner of Willow Avenue and Sycamore Avenue. September 2012.
La Mott, corner of Willow Avenue and Sycamore Avenue. September 2012.
La Mott is located in Pennsylvania
La Mott
La Mott
Location of La Mott in Pennsylvania
La Mott is located in the United States
La Mott
La Mott
La Mott (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°04′04″N 75°08′26″W / 40.06778°N 75.14056°W / 40.06778; -75.14056Coordinates: 40°04′04″N 75°08′26″W / 40.06778°N 75.14056°W / 40.06778; -75.14056
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyMontgomery
Township Cheltenham
CommissionerHarvey Portner
Area
 • Total.261 sq mi (0.68 km2)
 • Land.261 sq mi (0.68 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,554
 • Density14,000/sq mi (5,300/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Area code(s)215
Websitewww.historic-lamott-pa.com
Official nameVillage of La Mott
DesignatedJune, 1973

La Mott is an unincorporated residential community in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. It borders the City of Philadelphia along Cheltenham Avenue. There are 65 locations in the continental United States named Mott, but this is the only one named La Mott. La Mott has the ZIP code of 19027. Formerly known as Camp Town, it is home to Camp William Penn, the first federal training site for black soldiers during the American Civil War. Lucretia Mott lived here from the 1850s to her death in 1880. Her house, Roadside, was a major stop on the Underground Railroad. La Mott is a close-in suburb of Philadelphia.

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