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AP Photo Buford, Wyo. resident Don Sammons stands in front of the population sign Jan. 1. Sammons is the town's sole resident and will sell the town by auction.

Buford, Wyo. -- population 1 -- heads to auction

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BUFORD, Wyo. (AP) -- What's advertised as the smallest town in the United States is scheduled to go up for auction next month.

Buford, between Cheyenne and Laramie in southeast Wyoming, is famous for having just one inhabitant, Don Sammons.


Sammons plans to retire from managing his businesses at Buford and move on. The auction is set for noon on April 5.

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