List of tent cities in the United States

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This is a list of notable tent cities in the United States. A tent city is an encampment or housing facility made using tents or other temporary structures.

West Coast[edit]

Side Street in Dignity Village, Portland, Oregon
The former Right 2 Dream Too camp in Portland, Oregon
Homeless tent city in Fremont Park, Santa Rosa, California, in August 2020.

Mountain and Midwest states[edit]

Southern US[edit]

East coast[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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