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Ghost Towns in Illinois

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RADLEY

Radley, IL

Four miles north of Earlville, on county line road. In extreme southwest corner of county. history.rootsweb

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MISSAL

Missal, IL

Four miles east of South Streeter along railroad, and just south of the county line. history.rootsweb

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CUSTER

Custer, IL

On SH 17, three miles west of Evans, three miles northwest of Toluca. history.rootsweb

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SMITHDALE

Smithdale, IL

On railroad & CR 14, two miles east of South Streater. history.rootsweb

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BAKER

Baker, IL

This old railroad town is located along the Burlington-Northern Railroad about a quarter mile east of where t... history.rootsweb

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WALDO

Waldo, IL

On CR 8, four miles north of, then two miles east of Gridley. history.rootsweb

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GALENA

Galena, IL

Not a ghost town in the traditional sense, this historic old lead mining town still has around 3000 folks, BU... history.rootsweb

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HENKEL

Henkel, IL

On US 52, at its crossing of Bureau Creek, six miles northwest of Mendota. history.rootsweb

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SPIRES

Spires, IL

On SH 116, 18 miles west of Pontiac, four miles east of I-39 at Minonk Junction. history.rootsweb

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OLD SHAWNEETOWN

Old Shawneetown, IL

This is one of the towns featured in my newest book, GHOST TOWNS: Yesterday & TodayTM. history.rootsweb

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Alpine ; ;

Alpine, IL

Located 30 miles southwest of Chicago and three miles south of Orland Park.  It was originally established as... history.rootsweb

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LITTLE ROCK

Little Rock, IL

In northwest corner of county, at junction of CR 12/16, five miles northwest of Plano. history.rootsweb

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WOODFORD

Woodford, IL

“There was a town known as Woodford that is now supposed to be haunted.  The Spires Elevator is all that is t... history.rootsweb

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SUNBURY

Sunbury, IL

On SH 17, six miles west of Dwight. history.rootsweb

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