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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 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: never

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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: never

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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: never

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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 Premium Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLeechtown, British Columbia, Canada

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The site of a brief gold rush in the 19th-century, Leechtown sprung up in a very short period of time in 1864 at the confluence of the Leech and Sooke rivers, but very little remains today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsRocha Amarela - Alte, Portugal

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This is a small ghost town not far from Alte, a village in the mountains in Southern Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsGlanum - Saint-Rémy-de-Provence/France

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Glanum was a Roman city in Provence in southern France.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsThe Grove

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This is a very well preserved 1860’s museum town full of authentic, articles and artifacts from that era.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLester, WA, USA

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Lester was once a logging town, then a railroad town, now a ghost town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scooternerd

location: Washington

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsHogtown - Hemphill County, TX

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Forerunner to Canadian, once it moved to the railroad

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsOchiltree, TX

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Town picked up and moved, buildings and all

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPhoenix, BC

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The city of Phoenix is no more. The townsite is now just a big hole in the ground, the final result of open pit mining of copper ore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsHB Mine Townsite - Salmo, BC

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First staked in 1910, what became known as the Hudson's Bay Mine operated, though not continuously, until 1978. Some forty years later a small town was built to house workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsSilver City, OK

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Once a little village along the famous Chisholm Trail, this town no longer exists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/10/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsChalybeate Springs -- E of Winnsboro TX

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All that remains of the ghost town of Chalybeate Springs is this historic marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 3/13/2014

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Ghost TownsBluffton - Ray County, MO

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Once the county seat, now gone

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/7/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPompeii Ghost Town - Campania, Italy

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One of the most famous ghost towns in the world, Pompeii was buried by the ash and pumice launched from Mount Vesuvius when it exploded in AD 79.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Campania, Italy

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: 8/6/2015

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Ghost TownsZulch -- Madison Co. TX

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There are three Zulches here: the original town of Zulch (now a ghost town), the town of North Zulch, and the South Zulch Lake (built to supply water to steam locomotives, now a swimming hole).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Ghost TownsGoldfield Mine - Apache Junction, AZ

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A town deserted and brought back to life as a tourist attraction

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Arizona

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 12/31/2014

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