‘World’s Smallest Town’ For Sale In Wyo.
April 5, 2012 by UPI - United Press International, Inc.
BUFORD, Wyo., (UPI) – A Wyoming town with a gas station, convenience store, cellphone tower, post office boxes and five buildings is up for auction with a starting bid of $100,000.
Auctioneers Williams, Williams & McKissick Cos. said the town of Buford, which has been dubbed “The World’s Smallest Town,” is being auctioned Thursday with the high bidder receiving the 10 acres of land and all of the structures on it, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Thursday.
The town, which is located halfway between Laramie and Cheyenne, is the second-oldest town in the state, the auctioneers said.
Don Sammons, the town’s sole resident, said he moved there with his family in 1980. His wife died in 1995 and his son moved away in 2007.
“The first question they (visitors) come in is, ‘Am I the one?’” Sammons told CNN affiliate KUSA in 2010. “People are amazed they can meet the entire town in just a flash.”
The town’s snow plow is being sold separately, the auctioneers said.