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Amboy School

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  • Date Posted: Apr 30, 2014
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  • Address: Amboy, CA 92304, USA

Amboy, California

Amboy is located in southern Califoria in San Bernardino County in the Mojave Desert. It is west of Needles and east of Ludlow on the historic Route 66.

Amboy was once an important stop on Route 66. The opening of I-40, north of Route 66 in 1973, however, lowered the number of visitors coming into the community.

There are only about 10 surviving buildings in Amboy today. The population is less than 20. Some people estimate the population to be about 4. Others estimate the population to be closer to 8, all of whom are male.

Roy’s Motel and Cafe is about the only thing left in Amboy.

Amboy School Information:

The Amboy School was closed in 1999.

Ghosts and the Paranormal at Amboy School in Anaheim, California:

Students and staff at the Amboy School in Anaheim California report a variety of paranormal phenomena.

Teachers have reported strong feelings of uneasiness while working late at night in the building. Objects have reportedly been moved from one location to another without explanation. Doors open and close by themselves. Swings on the playground are said to move back and forth when there is no one in them and the wind is not blowing at all.


The Shadowlord (1998). Haunted Places Index. Retrieved February 8, 2011 from

Wikipedia (2011). Amboy, California. Retrieved March 6, 2011 from,_California

Amboy, CA California 92304, USA

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  1. Scariest place on earth!! A flashback from the movie “The Hills have Eyes”. I can’t even explain how much nothingness there was!!! Abandoned houses everywhere, A chlorine plant that had nobody working there, (and I mean NOBODY), an airport that was locked at all entrances, and the creepiest tree that was covered in shoes. But the weirdest thing I noticed was the school. I have since done a bit of reading about this town and the school was closed in 1999 due to the lack of students. Here is the weird part, when we drove past the school it looked like it was in full operation! The grass was green and the playground equipment looked to be in great shape. ????? And the swing was actually moving, as if a child was on it!!! NEVER getting lost in this area EVER again!!!! Too scary for me.

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