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Sargent County
Vacant as of 5/05

Straubville, North Dakota: A True Ghost Town ?>

Straubville, North Dakota: A True Ghost Town

We visited Straubville, North Dakota, a ghost town south of Jamestown, on a cloudy day in 2005 and found it totally abandoned. Unfortunately, we arrived a few years too late to capture the major remaining buildings when they were still standing.  We’ve been told that things have deteriorated since our last visit, so we’re hoping to go back to Straubville some time in the near future for an update. We were recently digging through our archive and realized we had…

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Straubville, ND

Sargent County Vacant as of 5/05 Straubville is in the extreme southeastern part of North Dakota, near the border with South Dakota. It was named for the first settler, Joseph W. Straub, who donated ten acres for the town site, in 1883. A Great Northern Railroad station was founded in 1886, and population peaked at 40. It is empty now, with one building appearing to be recently boarded up. Cell service was not great. Straubville is a short distance from the…

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