This is one of my favorite stories I’ve written for MNN.

You’ve heard of a one-horse town, but what about a one-person town? Scattered throughout the U.S. are places with populations you can count on one hand — and sometimes one finger. Some of these places were evacuated after devastating environmental disasters, others simply saw residents move away as economic opportunities faded. But each of these places has an intriguing story worth telling, and each is home to some unique residents — or at least one.
12 U.S. places where your visit could double the population

This is one of my favorite stories I’ve written for MNN.

You’ve heard of a one-horse town, but what about a one-person town? Scattered throughout the U.S. are places with populations you can count on one hand — and sometimes one finger. Some of these places were evacuated after devastating environmental disasters, others simply saw residents move away as economic opportunities faded. But each of these places has an intriguing story worth telling, and each is home to some unique residents — or at least one.

12 U.S. places where your visit could double the population