Most People Have Never Heard Of This Tiny Nevada Living Ghost Town
Located near the intersection of Interstate 80 and Nevada State Route 230 in Elko County lies the tiny Nevada living ghost town of Deeth. While now just a small blip on the map with a population of only 28, Deeth — like many Nevada ghost towns — used to be more populated and boasted a hotel, saloon, water tower, and other businesses during its heyday. The post office remains operational, serving the tiny town and outlying ranching areas. Most people are unaware that this tiny Nevada living ghost town even exists. Take a look.
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Whether originally named Deeth — or Death — today, this tiny Nevada living ghost town provides a glimpse into Nevada’s past and illustrates how yet another small town reached its contemporary level of obscurity. Once relatively populous, Deeth now sits stuck in time.
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