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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Smyrna 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.

Copart Inc
(770) 941-9775
2568 Old Alabama Rd
Austell, GA
 
Manheims Georgia Dealers Auto Auction
(404) 349-5555
7205 Campbellton Rd
Atlanta, GA
 
Days Auto Auction
(770) 974-3838
3611 Cobb Pkwy
Acworth, GA
 
Pugmire Isuzu
(770) 952-2261
1865 Cobb Parkway South
Marietta, GA
Services
Auto Body Repair,Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

New Horizons Outdoors
(770) 949-9644
4429 Bankhead Highway
Douglasville, GA
Services
RV and Camper Repair,Trailer Repair,Truck Parts,Auto Dealers,RV and Camper Dealers

Auto Auction Srv
(678) 597-3900
5901 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA
 
Bishop Bros Auto Auction
(404) 767-3652
2244 Metropolitan Pkwy
Atlanta, GA
 
Pugmire Suzuki
(770) 952-1984
1925 Cobb Parkway South
Marietta, GA
Services
SUV Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Lou Sobh Ford Inc
(404) 633-4005
1665 Scott Blvd.
Decatur, GA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

Nalley Lexus-Symrna
(770) 428-9600
2750 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, 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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