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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 TownsDerby Reach — Fort Langley, British Columbia

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Derby Reach was a short lived community on the Lower Fraser River. Destined to become the port of entry and the colonial capital of a proposed colony it quickly sprang to life in the early days of the Cariboo Gold Rush. It died within a year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: 3/30/2014

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Ghost TownsThurber Texas

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The mining town of Thurber is no longer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: 12/6/2014

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Ghost TownsNew Philadelphia, IL

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First town legally found and platted by a black man, Free Frank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPowell, South Dakota

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A group of Welsh immigrants started the town, which is no longer in existence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/21/2010

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPinal City - Arizona

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Pinal City was the milling site for the nearby Silver King mine, five miles to the northeast. Pinal City's post office was established on April 10th, 1878 and was discontinued November 28th, 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adenium

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/30/2010

last visited: 8/12/2013

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Ghost TownsLake Condah Aboriginal Mission - Victoria

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Lake Condah Aboriginal Mission was established by the Anglican Church in 1864

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 3/10/2010

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsWillowbank, New Zealand

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Willowbank is like so many communities that sprang up around railway sidings, when the rails came there was lot of life. Once the rails were pulled up it slowly dwindled and disappeared. However, Willowbank is fortunate to have a sign documenting it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/8/2010

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsRhyolite, NV

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Rhyolite is located 4 miles west of the town of Beatty, Nevada on Highway 374.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Nevada

date approved: 3/1/2010

last visited: 9/27/2014

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Ghost TownsWharekuri, New Zealand

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This ghost town features the remains of a hotel dating back to 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/27/2010

last visited: 9/19/2011

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Ghost TownsEnglishtown, California

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Englishtown, California was abandoned in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 2/23/2010

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsCastle Dome Mine Ghost Town

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A ghost town from the old Castle Dome mining area

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member atmbcp

location: Arizona

date approved: 1/31/2010

last visited: 10/20/2010

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Ghost TownsCloud Chief, Oklahoma

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Originally the Washita county seat, today not much remains other than a few destolate buildings and a historical marker. I noticed a farmer on the land of the former school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/11/2010

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLugert, Oklahoma

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This marker is 1.25 miles northwest of the townsite of Lugert. Today, water covers any remains of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/11/2010

last visited: 12/16/2010

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Ghost TownsSwitzers, New Zealand

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Established in 1863 at the crown of Carnie's Hill, Switzers ultimately disappeared due to the hydraulic gold mining the hill out from underneath the community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/4/2010

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsBuxton, Iowa

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Historical marker giving a brief history of a town that is now a ghost town in southern Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/14/2009

last visited: 11/6/2014

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Ghost TownsParmerton, TX

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Once the county seat, now only a lonely railway switch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/29/2009

last visited: 10/23/2014

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Ghost TownsRoxburgh Dam, New Zealand

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The 1950s saw the rise and fall of this construction town. Reaching a peak of 3,078 people in 1954, there is nothing today at this location to remind people of the existence of this town other than this sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: 4/29/2013

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Ghost TownsEdievale, New Zealand

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Edievale was the terminus for the Tapanui Branch of New Zealand Railways from 1905 until 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/22/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsKirkville, MT

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Kirkville, a mill town, was founded in 1888 and reached a peak population of about 125 people, primarily mill workers, before a precipitous decline in the early 1900's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Montana

date approved: 11/12/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsVayland, South Dakota

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What once was is no longer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsWolfhampcote - Warwickshire, UK

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This old village lies in the countryside of Warwickshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2009

last visited: 10/28/2009

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Ghost TownsOpepe. Central Plateau. New Zealand.

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The Opepe Reserve, in bushland east of Taupo, contains treasures of an old settlement at the site of Opepe township on the old Napier Taupo Road. Now the area has reverted to bush, with only traces of ghosts from the past.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/4/2009

last visited: 10/3/2009

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Ghost TownsIsla Bank - Calcium - Limestone Plains

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A farming hamlet that has seen better days. While the school and church remain, the post office, the telephone office, and the community hall have gone

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: New Zealand

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsGummies Bush

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A small little hamlet that is now gone

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/25/2009

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsKokomo and Recen - Colorado

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On Highway 91 southbound, a granite pedestal stands commemorates the valley where the towns of Robinson, Kokomo and Recen stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2009

last visited: 6/28/2010

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