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One-man US town sold to Vietnamese at 900,000 USD

04-07-2012 14:30 BJT

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Billed as the smallest town in America, Buford, Wyoming, has been sold at auction for 900,000 US dollars to a Vietnamese national.

The former railroad stop once was home to about 2,000 people. But the residents started moving away after train service ended. Buford's last inhabitant and the owner of the buildings, Don Sammons, says the package went to a Vietnamese man from Ho Chi Minh City.

The buyer, who wants to remain anonymous, will get 10 acres of land. Besides the house, a garage, cabin and barn, the property includes a cellphone tower and a parking lot.

This Jan. 1, 2011 file photo shows Buford resident Don Sammons standing in front of the
population sign in Buford, Wyo.

Street sign of Buford, Wyoming, USA

The town marker of Buford, Wyoming is shown in this undated
handout photo supplied by Williams&Williams Real Estate
Auction April 4, 2012.

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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