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Charlestown is an ghost town in York County, Nebraska, in the United States.

History

Charlestown (also spelled Charleston) was platted in 1887. Charles A. McCloud, for whom the community was named, was instrumental in bringing in the railroad to the area.

A post office was established in Charlestown in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1941.

Coordinates: 40°49′00″N 97°41′34″W / 40.81668°N 97.69283°W / 40.81668; -97.69283

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