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What You’ll Discover In These 8 Deserted Arizona Towns Is Truly Grim

Arizona is a pretty young state that didn’t see much American expansion until the mid-19th century. Arizona saw a rise in settlements during this time period, including an explosion of small mining camps that grew into boom towns. Some managed to survive into this century, like Jerome and Bisbee. Others, however, only lived a few short years before dying with the town’s collapsed economy or from other disastrous events. Read on to get an abbreviated history on some of these abandoned Arizona towns.

Have you happened to come across any of these towns? What are some other ghost towns you know of? Don’t forget to check out our previous article on Arizona ghost towns!

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. In addition to writing, she also enjoys taking photos, running, and weaving. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats.