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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Columbus GA

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Learn how to buy cheap cars at unclaimed and abandoned vehicle auctions held by cities across the country.

Valley Auto Auction
(334) 297-9309
3770 Opelika Rd
Phenix City, AL
 
Slaughter's Discount Car Sales
(706) 327-9888
3688 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA

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Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
2200 Trade
MacOn, GA
 
Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
1930 Rex
Morrow, GA
 
Days Auto Auction
(770) 974-3838
3611 Cobb Pkwy
Acworth, GA
 
Columbus Auto Mart
(706) 653-6848
5023 15th Ave
Columbus, GA

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Sundown Motors
(334) 855-3452
1001 Highway 165
Fort Mitchell, AL

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INSURANCE AUTO AUCTIONS INC
(877) 550-1262
125 Old Highway 138
Loganville, GA
 
INSURANCE AUTO AUCTIONS INC
(877) 550-1262
368 Oakridge Church
Tifton, GA
 
Copart Inc
(770) 941-9775
2568 Old Alabama Rd
Austell, GA
 
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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions

Special weekly or monthly car auctions are held in larger cites across the U.S. to sell vehicles that have been left on the side of streets or in parking lots and abandoned by owners. These unclaimed vehicles are regularly sold by municipalities at public auctions.

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Sales revenue is often shared with the local government.

Although many of the vehicles have been abandoned because they have broken down and no longer run, some can be restored to good operating condition at minimum cost and effort. However, other vehicles, some in excellent condition, have been left unclaimed for reasons we can only imagine. Was the owner a spy who had to leave the country quickly? Was it someone who passed away unexpectedly and had no heirs? Or was it a case of terrible forgetfulness?

The city or towing service does everything it can do to try to locate the owner of these vehicles, but after a period of time will give up and place the vehicles on the auction block. In some cities, the cars must be listed in a public media such as a newspaper for a specific time before it can be declared as unclaimed. Here is an example of the process for a Washington county:

10.72.080 Unclaimed vehicle--Sale--Disposition of proceeds.
If, after the expiration of fifteen days from the date of mailing of notice to the registered and legal owner, the vehicle or automob...

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