List of ghost towns in Washington

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This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in Washington, a state of the United States.

Name Location Settled Abandoned Remarks
Ainsworth[1] Franklin County, Washington, on the northern bank of the mouth of the Snake River, in what is now Pasco, Washington.
Alderdale Klickitat County, Washington
Almira
Almota Whitman County, Washington
Alpine[2] Shore of Lake Cavanaugh, Skagit County 1894 1898 Established as a resort, the village had homes, a schoolhouse, a post office, and a nascent hotel. By 1906 it was described as deserted.
Alpine Cascade Mountains near Skykomish late 19th century c. 1929
Alto
Amelia
Ankeny
Attalia[1]
Baird
Barneston
Belcher Camp Ferry County c. 1897
Bishop
Blewett[1][3]
Bodie[1][3]
Bolster[3]
Bonita
Bossburg[1]
Brief
Camp 1
Canyon
Cedarville
Clay City
Craige
Delaney
Disautel[3]
Drumheller
Ehrlich
Elberton[1]
Fairfax
Fishtrap
Frankfort
Franklin
Gettysburg
Gilmer
Godfrey
Golden
Goshen
Govan
Grange City
Grisdale
Guler A small town that was absorbed into Trout Lake, Guler was a dairy and forestry community in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. It had a small store and tavern and gas station. Once the Forest Service came in and built housing, Trout Lake and Guler merged into one town now known as Trout Lake. Some folks tend to call the town of Trout Lake "Sleeping Beauty Valley", as the mountain at the foot of Mt. Adams and between Adams and Flat Top mountain resembles a sleeping Indian Maiden said to be "Bird Woman", the bride of Adams. (also known as Patoe)
Hanford
Hanson Ferry
Haven
Havillah[1][3]
Hillhurst
Holman
Hot Springs
Interior
Jameson
Jericho
Kennedy
Kerriston
Keystone
Knappton
Kopiah
Krain
Laurel between Glenwood and Trout Lake Washington early 1960s a small town part of Broughten lumber company
Lester
Levey
Liberty Bond Between Appleton and Glenwood a former logging camp and town
Liberty[1][3]
Lindberg
Loop Loop
Marcellus
Martindale
McAdam
McCredie
McGees
McGowan
Melmont
Mendota
Mock
Molson[1][3]
Monohon
Monte Cristo
Moonax
Moore
Mora
Mottinger
Nagrom
Old Toroda[1][3]
Osceola
Pacific City
Page
Park
Pinkney City[1]
Pleasant View
Renslow
Riparia
Robinson
Rockdale
Rockwell
Rodna
Roza
Ruby City 48°29′52″N 119°43′34″W / 48.49778°N 119.72611°W / 48.49778; -119.72611 Not the Ruby in Pend Oreille County.
Ryan
Rye
Sanderson
Sauk City Near Rockport in Skagit County
Seahaven
Servia
Shanako
Sheridan[3]
Sherman
Skagit City[1]
Taunton
Taylor
Theon
Tono
Trinidad
Trinity
Unfried
Vail
Walville
Wellington[1]
Weston
White Bluffs
Whitney
Wilcox
Winesap
Zindel

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Ruth Kirk and Carmela Alexander (1995). Exploring Washington's Past (Revised ed.). Seattle and London: University of Washington Press. ISBN 0-295-97443-5.
  2. ^ Wallace, Elizan M. (1906). "Alpine, the Deserted Village". An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties. Interstate Publishing Company. pp. 469–470.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Weis, Norman D. (1971). Ghost Towns of the Northwest. Caldwell, Idaho, USA: Caxton Press. ISBN 0-87004-358-7.