Ghost Towns of Texas


Alanreed Super 66

Super 66 Restored Service Station, built in 1930, September 2007, Kathy Weiser-Alexander

There are numerous ghost towns across the lone star state, so we will surely continue to add to our list. Here’s a few we’ve explored.

Texas Ghost Towns:

Alanreed – Gone Are the Glory Days

Alton, Texas and Goatman’s Bridge

Conway – Home of the Bug Ranch

Dryden – Dying Along the Railroad

Del Rio to Sanderson on the Pecos Trail

Fort Griffin – Lawlessness on the Brazos

The Ghosts of Fort Phantom Hill

Glenrio – A Route 66 Casualty

Historic Forts Across Texas

Hutchinson County Extinct Towns, Ghost Towns & Company Camps

Indianola – One Time Port City

Jericho Gap – Stuck in the Mud

Terlingua Cemetery

Terlingua Cemetery, 2011. Photo by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Langtry – Home of the Only Law West of the Pecos

Mobeetie – Panhandle Mother City

Redford & the Lost Mission of El Polvo

Terlingua – Best Ghost Town in the Lone Star State

Texas Forts Trail

Texas Ghost Towns Photo Prints & Downloads


Shaunissy's Saloon at Fort Griffin, Texas

It was at Shaunissy’s Saloon in Fort Griffin that Wyatt Earp first met Doc Holliday. Today, the saloon has been recreated atop its old foundation. June, 2007, Kathy Weiser-Alexander. Click for prints & products.


Take nothing but photos – leave nothing  but footprints –

Break nothing but silence – kill nothing but time.

— Explorer’s Code

See our Texas Ghost Town Photo Gallery HERE

Also See:

Ghost Towns Across America

Route 66 Ghost Towns

Texas Main Page

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