Ghost Towns

Town name  Other name  County  Established  Disestablished  Current status  Remarks   
Aigleville[1]Marengo18181830sBarrenEstablished by French Vine and Olive colonists
Arcola[2]Arcola FerryHale1820s1850sHistoricEstablished by French Vine and Olive colonists
Bainbridge[3]Bam Bridge, BambridgeColbert,Lauderdale18191840sSubmergedUnder Wilson Lake
Beaver Mills[4]Beaver MeadowMobileNeglectedSite of a uniform depot during Civil War
BellefonteJackson18211920sNeglectedFormer county seat of Jackson County
Blakeley[4]Baldwin18131865NeglectedFormer county seat of Baldwin County
BlancheCherokeeBarrenSite at intersection of State Route 35 and State Route 273
Bluff City[3]Bluff, MonroeMorgan18181881
BlufftonCherokee18881934BarrenFormer iron ore mining town
BrownvilleTuscaloosa1925Approx. 1989Abandoned / DemolishedFormer company town for W.P. Brown and Sons Lumber Co., some plots still visible near intersection of Tabernacle Road and Brownville Pike Road in Northwestern Tuscaloosa County
Cahaba[4][3]Dallas18191865AbandonedFirst capital of Alabama, from 1820-1826
Cedric[4]RandolphFour miles southwest of Roanoke
Chandler Springs[5]Talladega18321918AbandonedNationally famous resort town, from 1832-1918
Choctaw CornerClarkeBarrenArea now part of Thomasville
Chulafinnee Placers[3]Cleburne18351840s
Claiborne[4][6]Monroe18161870sAbandonedOne of the largest settlements in early Alabama
Clarkesville[7]ClarkevilleClarke18191860sBarrenFirst county seat of Clarke County
Erie[4][3]Hale18191855BarrenFormer county seat of Hale County
Finchburg[3]Finchburgh, FinchbergMonroe
Fort Gaines[3]MobileHistoricDefensive fort on Mobile Bay. Now serves as a museum and tourist attraction on Dauphin Island.
Fort McClellanCalhoun19121999Abandoned/HistoricFormer army base outside of Anniston
Fort Morgan[3]BaldwinDefensive fort on Mobile Bay
Gantts QuarryTalladega18302000AbandonedFormer mining town
Gold Log Mine[3]TalladegaFormer gold mining camp
Houston[3]WinstonHistoricFormer county seat of Winston County
KaultonTuscaloosa1912BarrenFormer Kaul Lumber Company company town and mill site; now part of Tuscaloosa
Louina[3]Randolph18341905At one time the largest town in Randolph County
Montezuma[3]Covington CourthouseCovingtonFirst county seat of Covington County
Morgan Stream
Mountain MillsColbert18721893BarrenFormer home of large cotton mill
Nottingham[3]Jones Camp GroundTalladega1880s1895Steel town
Odena[3]Shirtee Plantation, Odena Plantation, Oden's MillTalladegaBarren
Old Ramer[4]Montgomery18501895
PikevilleMarionFirst county seat of Marion County
Prairie BluffPrairie Blue, Dale, DaletownWilcox18191870sSubmergedFormer Alabama River shipping port
Riverton[4][8][9]Point Smith 1846-1851, Chickasaw 1851-1890, Riverton 1890-1930sColbert18461930sSubmergedFormer Tennessee River port town, now underwater due to the construction of thePickwick Landing Dam. The only current remnant of Riverton is a cemetery located along the Rose Trail
Rockcastle[3]Davis CreekTuscaloosa
St. Stephens[4]Washington1769HistoricFirst territorial capital of Alabama
TooktocaugeeCalhounBarrenFormer Creek Indian village
Turkey TownCherokee1770BarrenFormer Creek Indian village
Valhermoso Springs[3]Chunn Springs, Manning Springs, Valhermosa Springs, White Sulpher SpringsMorganFormer health resort
WashingtonAutauga18171879Barren/SubmergedFirst county seat of Autauga County