Wyoming Town Offers Cheap Land for New Blood

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A sign at the border of Chugwater, Wyo.

A sign at the border of Chugwater, Wyo. Rural livestock outnumber people 10 to one in the surrounding county. Jeff Brady, NPR hide caption

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In an effort to revitalize its struggling economy and attract new residents, rural Chugwater, Wyo., population 244, is selling empty lots in town for just $100. You have to build a house within a year and then live there for two years. But after that, the property is yours.

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