Iowa Ghost Towns

This section contain additional information sent in by others and information we have discovered about specific towns not listed in our Town and County Indexes.  You will find interesting ‘Stories of Towns Past.’  Stories locked away in the hearts and memories of people who wish to share them here. Enjoy!


We appreciate the contributions that others have made to Iowa Ghost Towns.






“Stories of Towns Past”

Visitor Submitted

TOWN

COUNTY

ADDITIONAL INFO

ALBERTON

Iowa


ANGUS  

Boone


ARBOR HILL

Adair


ASHUELOT

Kossuth


ARGO

Scott

(Only building left)  Pic1  Pic2

ASTOR

Crawford





BARNEY

????

No info, name only

BRISTOL

????

No info, name only

CARNOVILLA

Clayton


CONSOL


No info, name only

CORYDON

Polk

Madison Township




DIAMOND

Appanoose


DINGESVILLE

Jefferson

No info, name only




EMMET GROVE

Emmet





FLAGLER

Marion

No info, name only

FLATWATER

?????





GIFFORDVILLE


No info, name only

GROTON

????

Very little info




HALE

?????

(St. Joseph)

HARRISONVILLE

Plymouth



HEBRON

Adair




















TOWN

COUNTY

ADDITIONAL INFO

MACKEY

Boone

No info, name only

MAPLE LANDING

Monona

Lincoln Township

MILLVILLE

????

No info, name only




ORTONVILLE

Dallas

Little info




PETERSVILLE


Was it Quigley?




SALISBURY

????

No info, name only

SCOTCH GROVE

?????

(Map)










THORPE

Deleware

(Historical Post Office)  










UNIQUE

????

No info, name only







VIO  (or VEO)

????

No info, name only




VOLLANOVA

Clinton

Or is it -VOLLAMOVA?




WATERLOO


A Story from the past




WYMMER (spelling?)

????

No info, name only






















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We receive submissions by visitors with only the town name and little or no other information.  In our searches we have found some of these town names mentioned in genealogy and other websites, however that was all we could find.  If you can help us with some information about these towns please send it our way.




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