Premont is a city in Jim Wells County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,772 at the 2000 census. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 2,789.
Premont is located at 27°21′29″N 98°7′33″W / 27.35806°N 98.12583°W / 27.35806; -98.12583 (27.358064, -98.125766). It is situated at along U.S. Highway 281 in south central Jim Wells County, approximately 26 miles (42 km) south of Alice.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), all of it land.