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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 TownsEbenezer Settlement, ON

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Site of a former community with 800 people

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsEstelle, TX

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While Estelle, TX, appears on some maps, it has officially been part of Irving since 1968, and a shadow of its former self for even longer. An Irving Heritage Society historical marker notes its site at 4200 Valley View Ln, Irving, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/11/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsBezonvaux - Bezonvaux, Grand-Est, France

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[FR]Bezonvaux est une commune française située dans le département de la Meuse, en région Grand Est. Source : Wikipedia [EN] Bezonvaux is a French town located in the department of Meuse, in the Grand Est region. Source : Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 5/18/2022

last visited: 7/24/2022

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Ghost TownsDouiret - Tataouine, Tunisia

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Douiret is one of three ghost towns in Tatouine area, although there is a new Douiret, nearby, which is a "normal" small town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Tunisia

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsGuermassa - Tatouine, Tunisia

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Guermassa is one of three ghost towns in Tatouine area, although there is a new Guermassa, nearby, which is a "normal" small town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Tunisia

date approved: 4/29/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsGreen Lake, TX USA

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The Calhoun County ghost town of Green Lake, along the Texas SH35 (not the I-35) Southwest of Port Lavaca Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: 4/29/2022

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Ghost TownsLinnville TX, USA

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The ghost town of Linnville, whose short life, tragic end, and approximate location is marked only by a 1936 gray granite state historical marker, along the FM 1090 north of Port Lavaca

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: 4/29/2022

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Ghost TownsLight, TX

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A 1972 Texas Historical Marker at the intersection of Scurry County Roads 2214 and 2173, as you approach Fluvanna, notes this as the former townsite of Light, TX, which died after Fluvanna was platted and the railroad went there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/22/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsRath City, TX

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Rath City was a frontier town in southern Stonewall County, TX, and it existed from 1876 to about 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsSpring Hill, TX USA

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The small Navarro County town of Dawson TX has a historical marker in the city park that tells the tale of the decline of a nearby community, Spring Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2022

last visited: 7/4/2022

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Ghost TownsKelso California

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The ghost town of Kelso is found in the Mojave National Preserve, with the defunct railroad depot serving as the National Park Visitor Center. Included on the grounds of the Visitor Center is the former Train Deport, old closed post office buiding.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2022

last visited: 3/5/2022

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Ghost TownsLyons TX USA

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All that remains of the tiny Fayette County Community of Lyons is this historical marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/22/2022

last visited: 1/26/2022

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Ghost TownsForster City - San Onofre, CA

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A plaque marks the site of Forster City, a pioneer city in the 1870's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/18/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsStratford Village - Lake City, MI

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Stratford Village existed for 12 years until the lumber ran out. The site has signs in the field showing where each of the buildings was located in the ghost town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 1/16/2022

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsWehrum -Indiana County -Pennsylvania

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The mining town of Wehrum was short lived, from 1901-1934. It is one of several ghost towns along the Ghost Town Rail to Trail in Cambria /Indiana Counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/16/2022

last visited: 1/30/2022

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Ghost TownsFranklin, Missouri

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Marker pointing to flag pole that is where the town square use to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/13/2022

last visited: 7/15/2022

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Ghost TownsCuthbert, Mitchell Co. TX USA

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Cuthbert cemetery is the last vestige of the town of Cuthbert

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: 1/11/2022

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Ghost TownsEstacado TX, USA

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All that remains of the former town of Estacado is Estacado Cemetery, in the middle of the farmlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: 1/11/2022

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Ghost TownsThurmond, West Virginia, USA

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A ghost town that became prosperous during the coal mining days of the New River Gorge. Founded in 1900, it was a almost abandoned by the 1950s. It was once a popular destination for the wealthy. Many impressive buildings remain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluedinosaur

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/2/2021

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsSaint Symphorien - Entrepierres, France

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Saint-Symphorien est un ancien village français, du département des Alpes-de-Haute-Provence en région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.Saint-Symphorien is an old French village, in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

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

date approved: 11/10/2021

last visited: 11/10/2021

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Ghost TownsSvídna - Czechia

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Svídna was a medieval village located about 10 km west of Slaný. It was founded at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries as one of the first villages in Bohemia, in which houses were built exclusively of stone, in this case marl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ashberry

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 11/8/2021

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsSkedee, Oklahoma

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The ghost town of Skedee, according to wikipedia, is .13 square miles in size. It is an agricultural community located in Osage County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2021

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsAceredo - Lobios, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Aceredo, city that is under waters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 10/24/2021

last visited: 10/26/2021

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Ghost TownsFairview, British Columbia

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This area, which came to be known as Fairview, began as a small gold placer claim in 1887. Fairview began, flourished and died in no more than a decade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2021

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsRussell, CO

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Russell is located at the western foot of La Veta Pass alongside Highway 160.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/4/2021

last visited: never

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