Leith, North Dakota After the Turmoil

Leith, North Dakota

We first visited Leith, North Dakota, in Grant County, about fifty miles southwest of Mandan, in May of 2007. We had heard that it was a shrinking rural community with a few abandoned places to photograph, and we found that to be true, but we could not have known that Leith would become a place […]

More Photos of Leith


We first visited Leith in May of 2007, and you can see that gallery here.  These photos from the Leith area were in in our archive, not previously published.  Enjoy! Photos by Troy Larson and Terry Hinnenkamp, copyright Sonic Tremor Media LLC

Leith, ND


Leith, ND was founded in 1910 as a Milwaukee Road Railroad town and once held as many as 170 people. It is a very clean and fairly intact near-ghost town. US Census Data for Leith Total Population by Place 1960 – 100 1970 – 92 1980 – 59 2000 – 28 2010 – 16 The […]