Whether you live in Texas or have traveled through our great state, it is well known that we have some of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet that highlight our rich history. Part of that history includes once-thriving communities now eerie reminders of the past. That's right, I'm talking about ghost towns.

Anytime my wife and I go on a road trip, I always get fascinated by some of the old dilapidated buildings and seemingly abandoned towns we come across. What did that building use to be? How many people used to live here? Is this town haunted?

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Ghost Towns In Texas

Did you know Texas is home to more ghost towns than any other state? According to Travelers Elixir, the Lone Star State is home to over 500 ghost towns. These abandoned towns have been frozen in time and highlight the once bustling and thriving communities that graced our land.

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While some of these haunting locations are well worth a visit, others have dilapidated to a point where dirt and rocks are the only reminders of the past.

Take a journey through history with some of Texas' most fascinating ghost towns and uncover the mysteries that these old towns hold.

Ghost Towns In Texas

Gallery Credit: Chaz

Whether you are a history enthusiast, a world traveler, or simply curious about the unknown, these Texas ghost towns will captivate your imagination as you embark on a journey to uncover the secrets of our, perhaps, haunting past.