How Many Ghost Towns Are In Texas?


Is Colby Texas a Real Place?

Take on a Town: Aldine (Colby) ALDINE, TEXAS (Harris Area). Aldine is on Farm Road 525, the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and also the Hardy Interstate, on the northern borders of Houston in central Harris Area. It was originally developed on the International– Great Northern Railway as well as named for a local farm family members.

What Is The Oldest Town In Texas?

Thought about to be the earliest town in Texas, Nacogdoches was established in 1779 by Don Antonio Gil Y’ Barbo. This charming little town is expanding with background and also stories from years past starting with the Caddo Indians, that resided in the area before the Spanish, via today day.

DISCLAIMER: We are still working to find updated information for every town. We started in 2016 and with roughly 4,000 ghost towns in the United States, we hope to eventually have as much accurate information on each town as we can. If you notice any incorrect information, or if you have any information to help fill in the blanks for any towns, please feel free to contact us.

List of Ghost Towns in Texas:

Acala
Acme
Adkins
Adobes
Adobe Walls
Agle Creek
Albert
Albuquerque
Aldridge
Alexander
Allamore
Alum
Ammans Crossing
Anarene
Aransas City
Arden
Arispe
Auburn
Audra
Audubon
Ayres
Bankersmith
Bartonsite
Becton
Belcherville
Belknap
Belle Plain
Belzora
Ben Ficklin
Benton City
Benton
Best
Bettina
Bexar
Birchville
Bitter Creek
Block Creek
Blumenthal
Boise
Boldtville
Bomarton
Boonville
Boracho
Boz
Bragg
Britton
Bronco
Browning
Bryant Station
Bucksnort
Burning Bush Colony
Caddo
Caddo
Cain City
Calaveras
Calf Creek
Callahan City
Calliham
Camey Spur
Camp Verde
Canada Verde
Candelaria
Candlish
Canyon City
Canyon Valley
Cap Rock
Caput
Carlton
Carpenter
Carta Valley
Carter
Casa Blanca
Casa Piedra
Castolon
Chalk Mountain
Cheapside
Chinati
Chinese Coal Mine
Chispa
Cibolo Settlement
Cincinnati
Clairette
Clairemont
Clara
Clareville
Click
Clinton
Close City
Coker
Coke
Cold Springs
Coles Settlement
Co Line
College Mound
Coltharp
Comyn
Concrete
Cora
Crisp
Cryer Creek
Currey’s Creek
Curry
Cuthbert
Dalby Springs
Darilek
Darwin
Decker
Deland
Denhawken
Desdemona
Dewees
Dias E Ocho Creek Camp
Dido
Dietz
Dillon
Dixie
Doan’s Crossing
Dodge City
Doole
Doseido Colony
Drumright
Dryden
Duffau
Dumas
Dye Mound
Eagle Nest
Ebony
Eckert
Egypt
Eliasville
Elizabethtown
Elm Creek
Emerald
Emma
Epworth
Estacado
Etholen
Etna
Fairview
Farewell
Farmer
Fasken
Fastrill
Flora
Fort Belknap
Fort Griffin
Fort Holland
Fort Hudson
Fort Martin Scott
Fort McKavett
Fort Oldham
Fort Phantom Hill
Fort Quitman
Fort Terrett
Fratt
Frio Town
Frosa
Fry
Fuqua
Gander Slu
Gansel
Gay Hill

Ghent
Gilliland
Girvin
Glenrio
Goforth
Goshen
Graball
Grapetown
Grass Pond Colony
Gray Mule
Graytown
Green Valley
Grit
Gruene
Guadalupe City
Gulf
Gunsight
Hackberry
Hagerman
Hale City
Hart Camp
Haslam
Hayrick
Heckville
Hedwigs Hill
Helena
Helmic
Henry’s Chapel
Hickory Flats
Hide Town
Hilda
Holt
Hot Springs
Huff
Hughes
Huron
Ilka
Illinois Bend
Independence
Indianola
Indio
Ireland
Iron Bridge
Islitas
Izoro
Jakes Colony
Jermyn
Jewel
Jimkurn
Jim Town
Joinerville
Jonesboro
Jud
Juno
Juniper
Justiceburg
Kellyville
Kelm
Kelsey
Kelso
Kent
Kicaster
Kimball
Kingsmill
Kirk
Kirkland
Kittie aka Kittie West
Knight
Knoxville
Kosciusko
La Casa
Lajitas
La Lomita
Langtry
La Plata
La Reunion
Larissa
Las Cabras
Las Islas
Laurelia
League Four
Leesville
Lemonville
Levita
Lobo
Locker
Lodi
Loire
Loma Vista
Lone Oak
Longfellow
Lookout Valley
Los Ojuelos
Louetta
Lowell
Loyal Valley
Luckenbach
Luxello
Lyra
Lytton Springs
Macksville
Madera Springs
Manda
Mangum
Manning
Mantua
Marcelina
Marysville
Maxdale
McGirk
Medicine Mound
Mendota
Mentone
Merle
Mesquite
Mill Creek
Millville
Mineral Springs
Minters Chapel
Mobeetie
Monte Christo
Monthalia
Morales
Morman Mill
Morris Ranch
Mount Blanco
Mount Olive
Mustang Prairie
Narcisso
Neighborsville
Neuse Store
New Birmingham
New Danville
New Fountain
New Gulf
New Lynn
Newport
New Sweden
Nix
Nockenut
Nogal
Norfleet
Nottawa
Noxville
Oakland
Ochoa
O’Daniel
Odds
Ohio
Ojo de Veranda
Old Gomez
Olga
Olive
Olmos
Orient
Orla
Orlena
Osage
Otis Chalk
Owens
Owensville
Owenville

Padgett
Palm Valley
Pandale
Pandora
Park Springs
Parris
Paso Real
Peach Creek
Peach Tree Village
Pear Valley
Pedernales
Penick
Perico
Pescadito
Peyton Colony
Phelan
Phillips
Pilares
Pine Spring
Pisek
Pittsville
Plata
Pleasant Hill
Plemons
Plummer Crossing
Poesta
Pontotoc
Porterville
Port Sullivan
Porvenir
Praha
Preston
Princeton
Pringle
Proffitt
Provident City
Pumpville
Pyote
Quigley
Quihi
Quincy
Rath City
Rayner
Red Barn
Red River Station
Regency
Remlig
Rexville
Rheingold
Ridout
Rock Island
Roosevelt
Rooster Springs
Ross City
Ruidosa
Runnels City
Rustler Springs
Salona
Salt Flat
Salt Gap
Sam Fordyce
Sanco
Sandy Hills
Santa Rita
Santo Tomás
Sarahville de Viesca
Saspamco
Savage
Savage
Senterfitt
Shafter
Shafter Lake
Shannon
Sher_Han
Sherwood
Signal Hill
Silver
Sivells Bend
Slide
Smeltertown
Smithfield
Soash
Sowers
Spanish Fort
Spurlin
Starrville
Sterley
Sterling
Steward’s Mill
Stiles
St. Mary’s of Aransas
Sullivan
Sumpter
Sunnyside
Sunshine Hill
Sutherland Springs
Swartwout
Swastika
Sweet Home
Sycamore
Tarrant
Tascosa
Tee Pee City
Tehuacana
Telegraph
Telico
Tennyson
Terlingua
Texana
Texla
Texon
The Grove
Three Oaks
Thurber
Tiemann
Tokio
Tolbert
Towash
Toyah
Toyahvale
Trickham
Tucker
Tuckertown
Tuff
Tuleta
Turpentine
Twin Sisters
Union Valley
Unity
Upland
Upton
Utica
Vandenburg
Verbeba
Vieja Springs
Virginia City
Waring
Warren
Washington_On_The_Brazos
Wasp Creek
Wastella
Watson
Wayside
Welfare
Wenasco
White City
White Way
Who’d Thought It
Whon
Wild Cat Bluff
Williams Ranch
Winkleman
Wintergreen
Woodward
Yegua
Zeirath
Zella
Ziler
Zodiac
Zorn
Zuehl

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