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For Sale: Ghost Town.

Got $250,000? You can buy this ghost town in the middle of nowhere:

As real estate ads go, Rocky Bar's is a browser-stopper.

"Always wanted a ghost town?" it asks. "What a way to amaze your friends and family! The entire town of Rocky Bar, Idaho, is for sale, and what a ‘ghoulish' deal it is."

An entire town — yours for $250,000, mineral and timber rights included.

Downside: it's in Idaho. Link - via A Welsh View


Not to be one of those people who flips out anytime someone says something negative about their home... but seriously, Idaho - particularly the parts where you'll find ghost towns - is beautiful. It's not for people who want big-city action, but it's actually a really wonderful place to live. And no, I'm not a native. Try it before you sneer at it, no?

/love Neatorama
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Let's try again...

downside: you have to pay in potatoes.

Idaho is beautiful alright. So is Montana, South Dakota, Utah. Real party states and all.
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Downside.... It's in Idaho? Come on now. That's just not right. we have just as much here as anywhere else and, really, where else could you buy a whole town? It's just fun waiting to happen!!
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Native of beautiful Idaho..
The entire town was not for sale only 1/2 or a little over 8 acres which included the hotel, jail house and yes, timber and mining rights. Be careful! In some of Idahos roughest country, impassible in winter and early spring. Spent many a week-ends in Rocky Bar.
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