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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 TownsRoberts, TX

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A 1998 Texas Historical Marker just south of Quinlan, TX notes the history of its predecessor, Roberts, which now belongs to the ages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsGodmanchester - St-Anicet, Quebec, Canada

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Godmanchester Ghost Town is located in St-Anicet, Quebec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsCröbern / Crostewitz – Sachsen, Germany

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Zwei 1972 aufgegebene und schließlich überbaggerte Orte südlich von Leipzig. Two 1972 abandoned and ultimately destroyed villages in the south of Leipzig.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 6/26/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsFlora, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in front of homes at 19616 County Rd 431, notes this as the site of the early Smith County town of Flora, of which nothing remains but memories.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsDrave - Portugal

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This village has no more inhabitants

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Aveiro, Portugal

date approved: 6/5/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsMorsey, Missouri

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This old school building, now used as a community center, is all that is left of a village which once thrived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/5/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPin Oak, Missouri

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Warren County, use to be a town, now just and old church building and cemetery. No services are held in this church anymore. Cemetery is still active.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/11/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsBridgetown, TX

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A 1977 Texas Historical Marker at TX 240 and Bridgetown Road in rural Wichita County, TX, notes the ghost town of Bridgetown, one of the boom towns that popped up after a nearby oil strike in 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsThrift, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at TX 240 and Fairview Road in rural Wichita County, TX, notes that the town of Thrift, now gone, was about 1.25 miles north of here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsClara, TX

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Clara, TX, was located in the area of today's TX 240 and FM 1813, about ten miles north of Iowa Park, TX. There are multiple reasons for the town's decline when its residents moved elsewhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsCamp Branch, Missouri

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Location next to the creek is a calibration of my research and the local historical societies pin point of site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLippstadt, Missouri

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German emigrants formed the community and the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsMormontown, Illinois

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The Mormons in the mid 1800s struggle to find a home, a place when they could practice their religious beliefs without persecution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/7/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsYoungstown, Ontario

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Former bustling town reduced to nothing but a plaque

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/3/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPearce Jail

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Historic Pearce adobe jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoKey57

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/27/2017

last visited: 3/27/2017

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Ghost TownsBran (village abandonné) . France

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Le village abandonné de Bran

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 3/27/2017

last visited: 3/27/2017

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Ghost TownsMoritz, South Dakota

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Formerly located at the intersection of 175th St and 482nd Ave, Deuel County, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsTexon -- US 67 at FM 1675, W of Big Lake TX

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All that remains of the Town of Texon is a historic oil well and this historic marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Ghost TownsCastolon -- Castolon Visitor Center, Big Bend NP TX

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The former community of Castolon, now a National Park Service visitor center in Big Bend National park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Ghost TownsShafter TX

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Shafter Texas got its start with silver mining, but died after the mines struggled and military bases in nearby Marfa closed

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Ghost TownsEmerald Townsite -- Crockett County TX

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The state historic marker for the town the site of Emerald, in front of a hard used truck stop restaurant off of the I-10 at Taylor Box Road, east of Ozona

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Ghost TownsCopperas -- Kimble Co. TX

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All that remains of the vanished community of Copperas is a cemetery and a crumbling historic church building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Ghost TownsHansford, Texas

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The cemetery remains, and a foundation can be seen at the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsChalk Mountain -- Somervell Co TX

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The state historic marker, a church, and a cemetery are all that remains of Chalk Mountain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Ghost TownsAlexandria - Old Alexandria and Hines, Missouri

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Only thing remaining is the Methodist Church and the cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/29/2016

last visited: never

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