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Haunted and abandoned destinations around the World

Randsburg Ghost Town

Randsburg Ghost Town is situated in Kern County, off the US Highway 395 in California in United States. It is one of the most spectacular abandoned settlements in South- West United States.



Location: Kern County, off the US Highway 395, CA  Map

Found: 1895

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Description of Randsburg Ghost Town

The settlement of Randsburg was found in 1895 around gold mines. At its height Randsburg numbered 2500 residents. Town's history is common in region. The Yellow Aster Mine bought rights on mining in the hills making its owners Charles Burcham, John Singleton and Frederick Mooers millionaires. Others were not so lucky. After over 20 million in gold were extracted from the ground Randsburg's residents moved on elsewhere. Technically speaking Randsburg is not a complete ghost town. Parts of the settlements are still inhabited. However today only few dozen remain in Randsburg and run general store and a surviving saloon.













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