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How many houses are left in Centralia?
Last Updated: 6th May, 2020
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Correspondingly, is Centralia still burning 2019?
Today, Centralia still burns as one of 38 known active mining fires in the Pennsylvania. According to the state's Department of Environmental Protection, the fire could burn for another century if left uncontrolled.
Furthermore, how many residents live in Centralia? 10 (2017)
Beside above, is anyone living in Centralia PA?
Centralia is a borough and near-ghost town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its population has dwindled from more than 1,000 residents in 1980 to 63 by 1990, to only five in 2017—a result of the coal mine fire which has been burning beneath the borough since 1962.
What happened to the houses in Centralia PA?
Most of the homes and businesses in Centralia were torn down long ago. The majority of the residents began leaving in 1984. After they sold their homes to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the structures were demolished and the ground leveled. Trees, shrubs, and flowers were planted.