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Alamo Crossing, Arizona
Ghost town
Country United States
State Arizona
County Mohave
Founded 1899
Abandoned 1918
Founded by Tom Rodgers
Elevation 1,237 ft (377 m)
Time zone MST (no DST) (UTC-7)
Post Office opened November 23, 1899
Post Office closed December 31, 1918

Alamo Crossing is a ghost town in Mohave County in the northwest part of the U.S. state of Arizona. The town was settled in the late 1890s, in what was then the Arizona Territory. The town was later submerged in order to create Alamo Lake.

History

Founded by Tom Rodgers in the late 1890s, Alamo Crossing was never a big town. During its heyday, the town only consisted of a five stamp mill and a few stores.

Remains

Today, the town is at the submerged at the bottom of Alamo Lake. However, the remains of the city are still intact.


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