Buford, Wyoming, “Smallest Town in US” Sold At Auction

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via BBC News

A town billed as the smallest in the US has sold at auction for $900,000 (£568,504).

Two unidentified Vietnamese men placed the winning bid for Buford, in the state of Wyoming, on Thursday.

It includes a school house, a petrol station, a three-bedroom home with a cabin and a general store.

Don Sammons, Buford’s ex-owner and only resident, auctioned it at a starting price of $100,000. He is quitting his unofficial role as “mayor” to move on.

The unincorporated community sits between Laramie and Cheyenne, the Wyoming state capital, at an altitude of 8,000ft (2,438m). It comes with its own zip code and US postal boxes.

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