De Lamar, Idaho


De Lamar Details

Status: Ghost Town

Date Settled: 1888

Current Population: none

Peak Population: na

Elevation: 5,463 Feet (1,665 meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

State: Idaho

De Lamar Description

The town of De Lamar was built near the De Lamar silver mine in the isolated Owyhee mountain range of southwest Idaho. The town has been abandoned for decades and the few remaining structures are on the private property of a modern open pit mining operation.

Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain


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