Northern California has her fair share of ghost towns. While there are still a few left that are empty and barren, around here we believe in recycling. Alma, California in present times. In 1848 gold was discovered in Coloma, California. A sign for Amboy, California, on the west side of town. best source of information on ghost towns in the U.S. Ghost towns are listed by state & include biographies, pictures, and other detailed ghost town info.

Which means we appreciate the old towns and have fixed many up to be loved and lived in well again. This area was the go-to spot in the 1800s.