Ghost towns of the United States

This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in the United States.

Contents: U.S. states (links in italic lead to a new page)
Alabama - Alaska - Arizona - Arkansas - California - Colorado - Connecticut - Delaware - Florida - Georgia - Hawaii - Idaho - Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Kentucky - Louisiana - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts - Michigan - Minnesota - Mississippi - Missouri - Montana - Nebraska - Nevada - New Hampshire - New Jersey - New Mexico - New York - North Carolina - North Dakota - Ohio - Oklahoma - Oregon - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island - South Carolina - South Dakota - Tennessee - Texas - Utah - Vermont - Virginia - Washington - West Virginia - Wisconsin - Wyoming

Listing by state

Alabama

Alaska


Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana


Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts


Michigan

Minnesota


Mississippi

Missouri

(Note: Hamburg, Howell, and Toonerville were all located in St. Charles County, Missouri. All three towns became part of the Weldon Spring Ordnance Works in 1941 for WWII, which later became part of the Weldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project (WSSRAP)[3])

Montana

Nebraska

  • Andrews
  • Appleton
  • Armour
  • Ashford
  • Belmont
  • Bookwalter
  • Breslau
  • Butler
  • Cincinati
  • De Soto
  • DeWitty
  • Dobytown
  • Duff
  • Dunwell
  • Factoryville
  • Glen
  • Jacksonville
  • Koesterville
  • Linton
  • Marsland
  • Mayberry
  • Minersville
  • Mission Creek
  • New Home
  • North Summerfield
  • Omadi
  • Pittsburg
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Rock Bluff
  • Scott's Valley
  • Schafferville
  • Spring Ranche
  • St. Deroin
  • Tate
  • Tipp's Branch
  • Unit
  • Violet

Nevada

Nevada Ghost Towns
Town Image County Established Disestablished Status Notes
Aurora Mineral 1860
Belleville Mineral 1872
Belmont Nye 1865 Former Nye County courthouse in Belmont is preserved as Belmont Courthouse State Historic Park[4]
Beowawe Eureka 1868
Berlin Nye 1897 1911 Preserved within Berlin–Ichthyosaur State Park[5]
Blair Esmeralda
Bristol Lincoln
Broken Hills Mineral
Bullfrog Nye
Bullionville Lincoln
Cactus Springs Nye
Candelaria Mineral
Caselton Lincoln
Chafey Pershing
Charleston Elko
Coaldale Esmeralda
Cobre Elko
Columbus Esmeralda
Como Lyon 1861 1930's Post office 1879-1881, 1903-1905; townsite occupied intermittently, activity finally ceasing in the 1930s after the closing of a sawmill
Cortez Lander
Crystal Springs Lincoln
Currant Nye
Daveytown Humboldt
Deeth Elko
Delano Elko
Delamar Lincoln
Dixie Valley Churchill
Dun Glen Pershing
Etna Pershing
Fairview Churchill
Ferguson Lincoln
Fish Lake Valley Esmeralda
Fort Churchill Lyon Preserved within Fort Churchill State Historic Park[6]
Gold Point Esmeralda
Gold Acres Lander
Gold Center Nye
Goldfield Esmeralda
Grantsville Nye
Hamilton White Pine
Helene Lincoln
Henry Elko
Hiko Lincoln
Ione Nye
Johnnie Nye
Jungo Humboldt
Lahontan City Churchill 1911 1915 Developed to house workers during the construction of Lahontan Dam[7]
Logan Lincoln
Marietta Mineral
Metropolis Elko
Midas Elko
Miller's Esmeralda
Mountain City Elko
Mule Lick Nye 1890
Nevada City Churchill
Osceola White Pine
Palisade Eureka
Palmetto Esmeralda
Pioneer Nye 1908 Post office 1909–1931
Poeville Washoe 1864 1880 Post office 1874–1878
Potosi Clark
Quartz Mountain Nye
Ragtown Churchill
Rawhide 100px Mineral
Rochester Pershing
Rhyolite Nye 1904 Post office closed 1913
Rio Tinto Elko
Ruby Hill Eureka 1873 1910
Ruth White Pine
Seven Troughs Pershing
Silver Canyon Lincoln
Sprucemont Elko
St. Thomas Clark Submerged beneath Lake Mead (ruins became visible when water level lowered)
Star City Pershing
Sulphur Lyon
Tempiute Lincoln
Tenabo Lander
Treasure City White Pine
Tybo Nye
Unionville Pershing
Vernon Pershing
Vya Washoe
White Cloud City Churchill
Wonder Churchill


New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

Main article: List of ghost towns in New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota


External links
  • Ghosttowns of North Dakota
  • Ghosts of North Dakota

Ohio


Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Main article: List of ghost towns in South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

See also

References

External links

  • Ghosttowns.com
  • Unlocking the Past by Madeline DeJournett and Elfreda Cox (May 2007) ghost towns in Stoddard County, Missouri.
  • Ghost towns of the American West
  • Rootsweb
  • Ghosttowns.de
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