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A ghost town is a town that has been abandoned, usually because the economic activity that supported it has failed or because of natural or human-caused disasters.
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Ghost TownsFleetwood, OK

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Fleetwood, OK fell into decline by the 1930s, and today, all that survives are the remains of the old store, ruins of another building nearby, a few historical markers at key sites, and the old Fleetwood family cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsTampico, TX

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Tampico began life with a brief oil boom and the arrival of the Ozark Trail passing through the area. It also died when the oil dried up and the Ozark Trail was absorbed by other roads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsEutaw, TX (USA)

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Less than 2 miles East of Kosse, TX on Hwy 7, the now-extinct town of Eutaw was established in the 1840's but fell prey to the new railroads crossing Texas during the late 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 3/5/2016

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Ghost TownsCedron, Missouri

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Commercial building were razed when the land around the church became a conservation area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsFatehpur Sikri - Uttar Pradesh - India

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Fatehpur Sikri is a city in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh. It was founded in 1569 by the Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri is also known as the Ghost City because it had to be abandoned in 1585 due to scarcity of water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: 11/11/2015

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Ghost TownsFar West, MO

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Once the county seat of Caldwell County, Missouri. This Mormon community was move and removed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/1/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsMoncton, WA

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The community of Moncton, located along the southwest shore of Rattlesnake Lake became flooded in 1915 by seepage into Rattlesnake Lake from the creation of Chester Morse Lake by Seattle City Light.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rdeagle

location: Washington

date approved: 12/1/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsMerriman TX

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All this left of Merriman were a couple of houses and well tended cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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Ghost TownsUz, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker located on the southwest corner of FM 1655 and the northern end of the New Harp Loop indicates that this was the area where the vanished town of Uz existed until the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/26/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsIndianola, TX (USA)

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Located at the turnaround/terminus of Texas Hwy 316 at the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, the coastal port of Indianola was established in 1846 and ultimately destroyed by two hurricanes in 1875 and 1886

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: 10/11/2015

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Ghost TownsBarnett Springs TX

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A state historic marker affixed to a chunk of local stone along the US 190 east of San Saba

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/14/2015

last visited: 7/24/2015

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Ghost TownsChadwick TX

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A state historic marker affixed to the millstone from the former site of Chadwick's Mill on the US 190 at the Colorado River is almost all the remains of what used to be a thriving community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/14/2015

last visited: 7/24/2015

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Ghost TownsWentworth TX -- nr Sonora TX

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The state historic marker at the ghost town of Wentworth

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 7/24/2015

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Ghost TownsJireh, WY

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A Wyoming Historical Marker commemorates the now-vanished town of Jireh, as well as the college that was established there. Located on the south side of US 18/20, almost fifeen miles west of Lusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLangtry TX -- US 90 at SH Loop 25, Val Verde County TX

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The mythical Texas ghost town of Langtry, once the home of the infamous Judge Roy Bean

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 7/24/2015

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Ghost TownsLion's Den (Ghost Town) - Fogo, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Lion's Den is one of four abandoned communities around the Town Fogo on Fogo Island. Absolutely nothing remains - all buildings were moved by boat or floated to other communities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsJordans Saline, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker south of Grand Saline, TX, notes the vanished town of Jordans Saline (or Jordan's/Jordan Saline), a victim of having been bypassed by the railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/10/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsManda, TX

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Manda, TX was once an established town, but today, it has dwindled to the status of "rural community." Only its old school and the Manda Methodist Cemetery remain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPauldingville, MO

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The Kenner Tavern was the center of this town, long gone. The cemetery remains, the Pauldingville Masons meet in Wright City, and the Pauldingville 4-H club survives in Foristell, MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsSteiglitz - A Mining Ghost Town

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Steiglitz was an 1850s gold mining town. When the gold ran out, the town "disappeared".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ThePacman

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: 4/29/2016

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Ghost TownsWells, or Wellsdale, Oregon

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This small farming community was wiped out to enable the construction of Camp Adair during WWII

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member valsetzpegleg

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: 10/31/2015

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Ghost TownsCamp Adair - Oregon's Largest Ghost Town

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An abandoned WWII Army Training Cantonment

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member valsetzpegleg

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: 10/31/2015

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Ghost TownsDenver, TX

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Denver, TX, was a small town in Montague County that began life in August, 1857, although it wasn't until the 1870s that it developed. It was gone by the mid-20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/20/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsOld Runneymede, Kansas

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An English experiment that did not go so well

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLa Barca - Cortegada, Spain

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The ghost town of La Barca that was abandoned in the 50's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/4/2015

last visited: never

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