Based on population shifts and general passing of time, these once-thriving Arkansas towns have become less populated if not altogether abandoned by residents. How many of these ghost towns in Arkansas have you passed without knowing hardly a soul (if anyone) still lived there?
8. Arkansas Post, Arkansas
Located in Arkansas County, the Arkansas Post was the first European settlement in the lower Mississippi River Valley and present-day Arkansas when Henri de Tonti established it in 1686 as a French trading post on the banks of the lower Arkansas River. The French and Spanish traded with the Quapaw for years, and the post was of strategic value to the French, Spanish, and Americans. It was designated as the first capital of the Arkansas Territory in 1819, but lost that status to Little Rock in 1821.
7. Bolding, Arkansas
Located near Strong, Arkansas in Union County, all that remains of Bolding are scattered farms and homes on pleasant country roads.
6. Bruno, Arkansas
To locate Bruno, take Highway 65 in Marion County to Junction 235. Jct 235 will split into a fork, so take a left turn. Follow the road and you will run into Bruno. All that remains of the town is a post office and a cemetery.
5. Daleville, Arkansas
There are no current residents of Dalevile, situated near Arkadelphia. All that is left of Daleville is some various mill foundations and the railroad tracks that are still quite active in the area.
4. Eros, Arkansas
Located 30 miles south of Bull Shoals Lake in Marion County, the few remains of Eros include a school building, cemetery, and general store.
3. Four Gum Corner, Arkansas
This location in St. Francis County still has a few scattered residents but was once the heart of standing hardwood timber in Arkansas.
2. Moscow, Arkansas
Moscow, a sparsely populated unincorporated community in Jefferson County, is located near the junction of U.S. Route 65 and Arkansas Highway 199, 13 miles southeast of Pine Bluff.
1. Mount Tabor, Arkansas
Located near Jessieville, Mount Tabor was once a farming settlement around the early 1800's. The town had a church and a few other buildings which have since fallen to ruin. The church is the only building left intact.
Where are some other towns you know about in Arkansas that are completely deserted, in ruins, or even getting to that point? Be sure to share in the comment section some of the locations you’ve seen in the Natural State that have become abandoned ghost towns!