There are plenty of things that can make a ghost town, from dam projects, to nuclear disaster. The folks over at BuzzFeedVideo put together a rundown of some of America's finest—and most unsettling—from a town built on a hellish inferno, to a city buried beneath Seattle.

So take a look, and appreciate the ruinous beauty. But the next time you run into your neighbors, maybe take a second to appreciate living around other human beings, too.