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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 TownsELIZABETHTOWN , Texas

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Elizabethtown was located on the north side of Elizabeth Creek in southwest Denton County. Elizabethtown Cemetery is located on the south side of Elizabeth Creek on Elizabethtown Cemetery Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 1/26/2009

last visited: 12/12/2015

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NN64.2 km

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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 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 TownsKit Community - Irving Texas

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The Kit community is now the city of Irving.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 3/28/2009

last visited: 8/20/2015

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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: 4/14/2018

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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 TownsKimball, Bosque County, Texas

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Kimball was near State Highway 174 twenty miles northeast of Meridian in northeastern Bosque County. The ruins of a few of the buildings are preserved in Kimball Bend Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: 1/18/2014

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Ghost TownsBuckner Cemetery -- McKinney TX

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All that remains of the former townsite of Buckner is the Buckner Cemetery, located in the middle of a flea market parking lot on the outskirts of McKinney TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2017

last visited: 12/3/2017

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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 Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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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 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 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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