Gone! The Top 10 Abandoned Places In Texas!
If you drive around Texas you are destined to find something abandoned! Texas is so big that NOT everything is going to be occupied and if something is left alone it will probably be abandoned and maybe forgotten. So, when this VIDEO jumped into my recommendation feed I just had to share what they are calling the Top 10 Abandoned Places in Texas! Are these the Top 10 abandoned places? Which places would you add to the list? I'm sure there are many more here in Texas.
•10 ROYAL PALMS HOTEL IN CATARINA, TEXAS
Catarina is about 2 hour Southwest of San Antonio. This hotel was built in 1926 but the town was pretty much abandoned after the 'wells' dried up.
•9 DELTA LAKE HOTEL IN EDCOUCH, TEXAS
About 1 hour West of South PAdre Island, Edcouch Texas is home to this abandoned hotel which was built on 1929. The great depression pretty much added to the abandonement of the area. The hotel is said to be haunted.
•8 CHIEF DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATER QUANAH
This drive in was opened up in 1955. The drive in closed in 1987. Quanah is 192 miles northwest of Fort Worth and 8 miles south of the Red River, which forms the Oklahoma-Texas state line.
•7 TOYAH, TEXAS
Toyah Texas is just 23 minutes from Pecos, Texas in West Texas. In 1881, there was a Post Office, but in the 2010 census, only 90 people remained in the area. Abandoned Toyah High School still stands.
•6 BAKER HOTEL IN MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS
The Hotel was opened up in 1929. In 1972 the Hotel was closed, but is actually being restored today.
•5 LONGHORN ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT IN KARNACK, TEXAS
Karnack, Texas just 40 minutes from Shreveport Louisiana, was home to this plant back in 1941 to produce TNT for World War II. In the 1990's the land was found to be contaminated.
•4 FUTURE HOUSE IN ROYSE CITY, TEXAS
34 Minutes from Dallas, Texas, Royce City Texas was home to future houses bult in the 1960's. Only 50 remain, pretty much in ruins and abandoned.
•3 SANGERS BELLA MANSION IN SANGER, TEXAS
50 minutes north of Ft. Worth , Texas, the Sanger Bella Mansion was built in the 1980's but never truly completed. Today, a renovation project is taking place. Check out the website here.
•2 FOWLERTON TEXAS
About 1 hour south of San, Antonio, Fowlerton was found in 1920 and had about 2000 people in 2010.
•1 OLD MINERAL WELLS HIGH SCHOOL IN MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS (No Longer Exist)
Mineral Wells HIghschool was built in 1914. And, was pretty much the High School unitl 1953. The building was abandoned in 1973. Unfortunately, in 2021, a fire started by juveniles destroyed what remained of the High School. Unitl then, it was one of Texas' most interesting abandoned bulidings.
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