Most People Have Long Forgotten About This Vacant Ghost Town In Rural Utah

Utah’s abandoned towns are fascinating bits of history. Long ago, people worked, played and lived out their lives in these towns, and it’s easy to imagine their stories. Here’s a little town that’s not quite completely vacant…but it’s definitely far from its original glory.

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Do you know anyone who grew up in Thompson Springs? We’d love to hear your stories in the comments!

If you’re interested in Utah history, you might enjoy reading about this avalanche in Bingham Canyon that devastated a community in 1926.