Straubville, North Dakota: A True Ghost Town

Straubville, North Dakota

We visited Straubville, North Dakota 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 […]

Straubville, ND

Straubville, North Dakota

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 […]