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Some former capitals, county seats now ghost towns | Taking Stock


Last updated 5/24/2017 at Noon

I am identified with the Alpine, Washington ghost town. Actually, ghost towns are rather common. Some sources claim that Colorado has more than 1,000.

Wikipedia lists 58 ghost towns in Washington, and I promptly thought of nine that aren't on that list. And that doesn't include railroad depot locations that weren't really towns. Two of those – Meadowdale and Mosher – are between Mukilteo and Edmonds.

That also doesn't include stops on the Interurban. Fourteen of those were between Everett and the King County line. Some of those still have neighborhood identities, but mos...

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