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Now on eBay: A Town with a Starring Role in The Walking Dead

Fans of The Walking Dead or developers looking to cash in on some prime post-apocalyptic real estate will be happy to find out nine downtown buildings in Grantville, Georgia are up for sale. The little town in Georgia (population 3,000) was used as a location during Season 3 of AMC's extended take on the classic "zombies are here now but people are still the real jerks" trope, and sizable portion of it is now listed on eBay for $680K.

Grantville struggled after the closing of its cotton mill in 1991, and the obvious effects of its decline made it a prime candidate for a Walking Dead location. Former mayor Jim Sells purchased the property during foreclosure about four years ago, and says the town receives visitors from across the world: "Our main industry right now is 'Walking Dead' tourists," he tells Atlanta's WXIA TV. Sells says four movies are scheduled to shoot in Grantville in the coming months.


·'The Walking Dead' fans can buy Georgia town where zombie series was filmed for $680,000 [NY Daily News]