La Mott, Pennsylvania

La Mott
Camp Town
Unincorporated community
Neighborhood of Cheltenham Township
La Mott, corner of Willow Avenue and Sycamore Avenue. September 2012.
Country  United States of America
State  Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Township Cheltenham
Elevation 230 ft (70.1 m)
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
Area .261 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - land .261 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 3,554 (2010)
Density 13,616.9/sq mi (5,257.5/km2)
Commissioner Harvey Portner
Timezone Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)
Area code 215
Location of La Mott in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Official name Village of La Mott
Designated June, 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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