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Country United States
State Virginia
County Botetourt
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Lignite is a ghost town in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. A former lignite coal mining town, it consisted of a company store, churches, and a main street theater. It was abandoned in 1890 after ore demands dropped. It has very few remains and is now a part of the Jefferson National Forest.

The remains of a chimney, covered in brush
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