La Mott, Pennsylvania facts for kids
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Neighborhood of Cheltenham Township
La Mott, corner of Willow Avenue and Sycamore Avenue. September 2012.
|• Total||.261 sq mi (0.68 km2)|
|• Land||.261 sq mi (0.68 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||230 ft (70 m)|
|• Density||13,617/sq mi (5,257/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern Daylight Time)|
|Area codes||215, 267 and 445|
|Official name: Village of La Mott|
The name honors Lucretia Mott, who lived here from the 1850s to her death in 1880. Her house, Roadside, was a major stop on the Underground Railroad. 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, La Mott was the site of Camp William Penn, the first federal training site for black soldiers during the Civil War.
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