Almont is an unincorporated town and U.S. Post Office in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. The ZIP Code of the Almont Post Office is 81210.The town of Almont was platted in 1881 on the Fisher Ranch. Samual Fisher allegedly named the town for Almont of Kentucky, the horse that sired his favorite stallion. The Almont Post Office opened on March 6, 1882.In the late 19th century, miners in the area brought their ore to Almont, where it was transported by train to Gunnison.
Almont is located on State Route 135 about 10 miles (16 km) north of the city of Gunnison. The Taylor River and East River meet in Almont and become the Gunnison River as it flows southwest.