Heaton, ND - Ghosts of North Dakota
Wells County Inhabited as of 5/04 Heaton was founded in 1899 as a Northern Pacific Railroad town, named for George Heaton, the manager of land sales for the railroad. Population figures include 400 in 1930, 62 in 1960, and approximately 5 when these photos were taken in 2004. In 2012, we spoke with the final resident of Heaton. Heaton, about twenty miles west of Carrington, ND, is an interesting town. There were three or four houses which looked occupied, but... Read More Read More