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The Abandoned Town In North Carolina That Most People Stay Far, Far Away From

After the release of the first Hunger Games movie, thousands of people traveled to Henry River Mill Village to get a glimpse at the real ghost town behind District 12. While Henry River attracted travelers and tourists, many locals have stayed far away from the eerie ghost town, and even after the Hunger Games, still choose to do so.

There’s something certainly terrifying about Henry River, especially after reading these stories. Have you had any of your own experiences here or heard stories?

For more abandoned towns in North Carolina, the stories behind these seven are truly grim.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com