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This section contains 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 everyone has made to Iowa Ghost Towns.






“Stories of Towns Past”

Visitor Submitted

TOWN

COUNTY

ADDITIONAL INFO/

Submitted by

ASSORTED TOWNS WITH DATES

Union

Submitted by Wally Miller from Creston, IA




ADAZA

Greene

Robert Cody




ALBERTON

Iowa

Dave Jackson

AMBROSE

Iowa


ANGUS  

Boone

Don Wen

ANGUS

Boone

Suzanne Betts

ANGUS

Boone

Nancy Flynn

ARBOR HILL

Adair

Autumn

ARMAH


Dave Jackson

ASHUELOT

Kossuth

Dan Shuster

ARGO

Scott

(Only one building left)  

ARGO

Scott

Keith Matzen




ASTOR

Crawford

Marcus Mundt

AUSTIN

Souix

Kevin McNamara




BAGLEY

Guthrie

Kathleen Whitver




BANGALL


Bill Wilson

BARNEY     

(See Map)

Madison

Elizabeth Kennedy

BELFAST

Lee

Karen Marshall

BERGAN

Clayton

James McShane




BREYERTOWN

?????

Stan Phelps

BRITOL

Winnebago

Mark Gruben

BROGAN

Crawford

Christy Rickers

BUXTON

Monroe

Joan Beary




CAMPBELL

Polk

Karen Leibold




CARNOVILLA

Clayton


CARROLLTON

Carroll

Lawrence Vaughn

CARROLLTON

Carroll

Denise Peters




CONSOL

Monroe

Mark Gruben

CORYDON

Polk

W. Wright

CORYDON

Polk

Stephanie

CORVALLIS or CORVALAS

???????

Joan Peters

CRIPPEN

Palo Alto

Don Bradley

CROTON

Lee

Valeria Root

CROTON

Lee

Gary Leazer

CUMBERLAND

Cass

J. M. Lahey




DAWSON

Dallas

Kathleen Whitver

DEWEY

Cass

Norman Killmon




DIAMOND

Appanoose

Richard E.

DINGESVILLE

Jefferson

No info, name only

DOUBLEDAY

                (SEE MAP)

Floyd


EMMET GROVE

Emmet





FLAGLER  

Still occupied  - MAP

Marion

William M Buttrey info on Flagler

FLATWATER


Just a movie set? Take a look.

FLORENCE

Wright

Gerald Anderson

FOREST GROVE

??????

Debbie Johnson

GALLAND’S GROVE

Pottawatamie

Gail Meyer Kilgore

GARLAND

DesMoines

Willian Walker

GIFFORD

Hardin

Mark Gruben

GIFFORDVILLE


Michael Leonard




GREENCASTLE

 ????

Joyce Jessen

GROTON

????

Shirley Ricketts

GROTON

  ????

Stan Smith

GROVEHILL

Bremmer

Dianne Oltrogge

HALE     (St. Joseph)

Kossuth

Mike Sinnwell

HALE

Jones

Mark Gruben

HARRISONVILLE

Plymouth

Justin Herbst

HARTLAND

Marshall

Gordon Eurom




HAUNTOWN


Doris Kube

HEBRON

Adair


HERROLD

Polk

Kerry Sheehan

HIGHLAND CENTER


Cyndy Bayliss







TOWN

COUNTY

ADDITIONAL INFO/

Submitted by

ASSORTED TEN DIFFERENT TOWNS

Plymouth

Mary Holub







IDA GROVE

Ida

Karen Furguson

ILLINOIS GROVE


Mealnie Rechkemmer

INDIANAPOLIS

Mahaska

Glen Allen Thatcher

INGRAHAM

Millls

Anne Messenger







KNIFFEN

Wayne

James Dougherty

KNITTEL

Bremmer

Dianne Oltrogge

LURAY

Marshall

Jon Christensen

LURAY  

Marshall

Jennifer Murty

MACKEY

Boone

Bob

MAPLE LANDING

Monona

Lincoln Township

MIAMI

Monroe

David Pope (any town info)

MIDWAY

Johnson ??

Mitzy Vazquez

MILLVILLE

Clayton

Mark Gruben

MINERVA CREEK

Marshall

Janet Wright Garrett (2014)

MT. LASALLE

  ????

Helen Weber




NATIONAL

Clayton

Bruce Kennedy

NEW LINDON


Todd Mysak

NEW MAPLE

?????

No info on this town




NIRA

Washington

Daniel Wetherell

NIRA

Washington

See source on lightbox

OLIVER

Sac

Ashton

ORTONVILLE

Dallas

Sherrill

OSGOOD

Palo Alto

Don Bradley




PARALTA

Linn

Todd Mysak

PEORIA

Wayne

Cindy Wells Stiles

PERCY

Marion

Gay Lea Wilson

PETERSVILLE


Teresa Reed

PINCHEY

Marion

John




PLATO

Cedar

Teresa Reed

PLUG TOWN


Doris Kube




QUE

Taylor

Michael W. Carr




RIVERSIDE

Clinton

Doris Kube

ROSSERDALE

Adair

Kerry Sheehan

RUSHVILLE

Jasper

D. Wilson




SCOTCH GROVE

Jones

 ?????

SECOR

Hardin

Fran Lindborg

SEIGEL

Bremmer

Dianne Oltrogge

SHERIFF

Monroe

Cindy See

SHERMAN PLACE

Chickasaw

Francis Winter




SUGAR GROVE


Butch Freemon

THORPE

Deleware

Aaron Hutchinson

TOOLSBORO

Louisa





UNIQUE

Humboldt

Mark Gruben










VIO  (or VEO)

????

No info, name only




VOLLAMOVA   or VILLANOVA

Clinton

Post Office - US Postal Guide




WARD’S CORNERS

Buchanan

Alfred Hotchkiss

WARREN

Lee

Christy Mougin,  nee Russell

WATERLOO


A Story from the past

WATERTOWN

Floyd -Mitchell

Donald Conner

WESTERVILLE

Decatur

David Chase

WEST SALISBURY

looking for info

R. Trotter




WIGHTMAN

               (MAP)

Calhoun

Michael Bolton




WYMMER (spelling?)

????

No info, name only







ZOAR

Cedar

Martin Clemens







We receive many submissions by visitors who provide only a town name with 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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