One-man US town bought by Vietnamese businessman for $900k
Buford was sold by its only resident Don Sammons via an online auction that lasted 11 minutes.
The tiny town in Wyoming - which houses a convenience store, gas station and a three-bedroom home - saw bidders from 46 countries.
Buford also includes a mobile phone tower, car park, a tool shed and an historic school house from 1905.
Auction house Williams and Williams revealed that the businessman flew over to Wyoming to complete the sale.
"Owning a piece of property in the US has been my dream," the winning bidder said in a statement.
Sammons moved to Buford with his wife in 1980. After his wife died in 1992, he decided to purchase the town.
The 61-year-old explained that he decided to sell Buford in order to move to Colorado to be nearer his son.
"I'm happy and I'm sad all at once," Sammons said. "But I'm more happy than sad because this is all I wanted. I can continue and start the next chapter of my life."
Buford used to be populated by over 2,000 people, but the numbers dwindled after its train service ended.
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