List of reportedly haunted locations in the United States

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This is a list of locations in the United States which have been reported to be haunted by ghosts or other supernatural beings, including demons.

States with several haunted locations are listed on separate pages, linked from this page.



Adams Grove Presbyterian Church in Dallas County
The Dr. John R. Drish House in Tuscaloosa
Sweetwater Mansion in Florence, during 1934



Stage area at the Bird Cage Theater
  • Bird Cage Theatre in Tombstone is reportedly haunted.[23] These reports date back to the 1880s. It was investigated on Ghost Adventures in 2009 and on Ghost Hunters in 2006.
  • Casey Moore's Oyster House in Tempe allegedly has two haunts: Sarah, who was strangled to death in the building by her boyfriend, and an unidentified boy whose photo was found during renovations.[24]
  • Copper Queen Hotel in Bisbee is reportedly haunted.[25] It was investigated on both Ghost Adventures and Ghost Hunters.
  • Part of the football field at Lee Williams High School in Kingman lies atop an old Pioneer Cemetery. Women in prairie gowns and men wearing suits from the 19th Century have reportedly been sighted during outdoor graduation ceremonies.[26]
  • Monte Vista Hotel in Flagstaff is reputed to be haunted. A phantom bellboy is said to knock on the door of room 210 and announce "Room service." John Wayne reported seeing a ghost in his room while staying at the hotel in the early 1950s.[27]
  • Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix is filled with rumors that a 22-year-old girl jumped off the seven story hotel to her death after several weeks when the hotel first opened, along with other witnesses saying a girl mysteriously appearing at the foot of their beds for several seconds until she goes to their doors and vanishes.[28]
  • The Yuma Territorial Prison in Yuma is reported to be haunted by multiple entities, including the spirit of a little girl in a red dress, death row inmates and others, and has been listed by USA Today as one of the 10 best haunted destinations in the USA.[29][30]


  • The Gurdon Light is a mysterious floating light above the railroad tracks near Gurdon (Clark County), a few miles away on Highway 67, which was first sighted during the 1930s. A popular legend is that a railroad worker was in an accident in which he was decapitated and now he is holding a lantern going up and down the tracks searching for his missing head. The other legend involves the murder of a foreman for the Missouri-Pacific Railroad. The Gurdon Light was reportedly sighted shortly after his murder near those tracks during 1931. The local legend appeared on NBC's television program Unsolved Mysteries during 1994.[31][32][33][34][35][36]
  • The Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs bills itself as America's most haunted hotel. It was featured on the television show Ghost Hunters in 2005.[37][38]



California is the location of many supposedly haunted locations. Notable locations with reputations for being haunted include Alcatraz, the former Ocean Liner RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, El Adobe de Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, and the Winchester Mystery House.


  • Pioneer Park in Aspen is reportedly haunted by the ghost of Harriet Webber, wife of its builder, who died of what was ruled to be an accidental strychnine overdose during 1881, four years before it was built.[39]
  • Stanley Hotel in Estes Park Colorado, was built by a Massachusetts couple named F.O. and Flora Stanley. They lived there, and reportedly never left. Staff says Flora can be heard playing her piano at night. If you take a picture in the hotel, it is said Mr. Stanley can show up at any time in that picture. Children can be heard running up and down the halls. This lovely mountain resort in the Colorado wilderness was the inspiration for Stephen King's thriller, The Shining.[40]


  • Bara-Hack is a ghost town in the northern part of the state that is reportedly haunted.[41]
  • Dudleytown is an abandoned town founded in the mid-1740s. It lies in the middle of a forested area in Cornwall. The original buildings are gone and only their foundations remain. Videos purport to show restless spirits in the area[42] and hikers have reported seeing orbs in the area.[43]
  • Union Cemetery in Easton (also Bridgeport), which dates back to the 17th century, is touted as "one of the most haunted cemeteries in the entire country" by authors of paranormal books who claim that visitors have photographed orbs, light rods, ectoplasmic mists, and apparitions. A spirit known as the "White Lady" has also been reported.[44][45][46]
  • Norwich State Hospital is a former psychiatric hospital spreading across a 70-acre campus. Before the majority of it was demolished, there were reports of lamenting patients near the Salmon building and the lobotomy room. It was featured on Ghost Hunters (TV series) season 6, episode 10.[47]

District of Columbia[edit]

The Octagon

Several sites in Washington are reputedly haunted, including the Capitol Building, the White House, and the Octagon House (1801).



  • Don CeSar Hotel in St. Petersburg Beach, Fla, reportedly is haunted by the ghost of its original owner, Thomas Rowe, who built the Moorish-style "Pink Palace" during 1926. The story is that Thomas Rowe was forbidden to marry the love of his life, a singer in the opera Maritana,[48] by her parents. He built the Don CeSar in remembrance of her, and named it after a character in the opera. "Time is infinite. I wait for you by our fountain", she wrote to him on her deathbed, and after his own death, it was reported that they were seen to be meeting by the fountain in the hotel lobby.[49]
  • House of Pedro Benedit Horruytiner, colonial governor of Florida, in St. Augustine. Alleged encounters with the Horruytiner ghost, as well as that of a cat supposedly killed in the house, have been reported there.[50]
  • The Leaf Theater in Quincy reportedly is haunted by several former movie operators and theater attendees[51]
  • The University of South Florida Library in Tampa reportedly is haunted.[52]







  • A security camera in the Pocatello High School captured a translucent figure going down a hallway and in and out of a bathroom when the school was closed for winter break in 2014. People report hearing voices in conversation and the sound of a piano inside the school's otherwise empty theater.[59]


Crenshaw House in Equality, Illinois.


There are several reputedly haunted sites in Indiana, including the Culbertson Mansion in the former shipbuilding town New Albany.




  • Brown Grand Theatre in Concordia has stories of a ghost that haunts the theater.[80]
  • The Eldridge Hotel in Lawrence, Kansas supposedly has a haunted room 506.[81]
  • The Le Hunt Cement Factory in Montgomery County is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a former worker who died in an accident at the site.[82]
  • Stull Cemetery in Stull, Kansas, is surrounded by mostly baseless legends about the Devil.[81][83]
  • Theorosa's Bridge, a bridge just outside of the Wichita suburb of Valley Center that according to an urban legend is haunted by the ghost of a young woman, though different versions of the urban legend exist with different reasons as to why she haunts the area.[84]
  • The Brown Mansion in Coffeyville, Kansas, is rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of the two children that died in the home.[85]
  • The Sallie House in Atchison, Kansas is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a girl who died from complications with appendicitis.[86]


White Hall
  • X Cave at Carter Caves State Resort Park located in Carter County, Kentucky, is said to be haunted by two Cherokee Indian lovers according to the book, 'More Kentucky Ghost Stories' by Michael Paul Henson. When the cave was reopened, the bones of two Indian bodies and silver artifacts were allegedly found, but later lost.[87]
  • The Bourbon Inn in Louisville, Kentucky, is believed to be haunted by the spirit of the nanny of the family that lived in the building in the late 1800s. Visitors to the Inn have reported seeing the apparition of a woman on the stairs.
  • White Hall near Richmond in Madison County, owned by Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810 -1903), is said to be haunted by the ghosts of Clay, his former wife, and his son.[88]








Bannack, Montana a ghost town reportedly haunted by executed outlaws and a woman in a blue gown named Dorothy.[115]
  • Bannack, a ghost town, was founded in 1862 and named after the Bannock Indian tribe. Several claims of hauntings have been made there, including the apparition of a woman in a blue gown named Dorothy who drowned in Grasshopper Creek. A gang of outlaws were also executed in the town and their ghosts are said to haunt the area. There were several epidemics of illnesses there as well, and a reported 8 to 14 infants died in the town.[115]
  • Boulder Hot Springs Hotel, near Boulder, Montana is said to be haunted by "Simone", the ghost of a prostitute who was murdered at the hotel.[116]
  • Carroll College, in Helena, supposedly has a ghost in the men's restroom in St. Charles Hall, where a drunken student died of a cerebral hemorrhage after falling and smashing his head against a sink in the middle of the night.[117]
  • The Copper King Mansion in Butte is said to be haunted by its original owner, Senator William A. Clark.[115] The mansion also served as a Catholic convent during the early 1900s.
  • The Dude Rancher Lodge, Billings, is said to be haunted by one of its original owners,[118] and also by a long-time cook.[119]
  • Garnet, a ghost town in the Garnet Mountain Range about 40 miles outside of Missoula, is said to be haunted by several ghosts, including gold miners and a woman executed for murder there.[115]
  • The Little Bighorn Battlefield, located near Hardin, is said to be haunted by the ghosts of both U.S. soldiers and Native Americans who participated in the battle.[115]
  • Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, Montana is said to be among the most haunted locations in the state. A number of deaths occurred there, including during a riot in 1959.[120] Ghost researchers claim to have identified odd sounds and sensations, including voices and mists.[121]
  • Virginia City, a ghost town-turned-tourist-attraction, is said to be haunted. The saloon and theater are two areas of reported ghost sightings.[117] The town had a violent past and was home to many outlaws. Calamity Jane lived in the town as a child.[117]



  • The Nevada Governor's Mansion in Carson City was first occupied by the family of Governor Denver S. Dickerson during July 1909. Guests and staff have reported seeing a woman and child on the premises, thought to be Dickerson's wife Una and daughter June, the only child to have been born in the residence.[122]

New Jersey[edit]

  • Burlington County Prison in Mount Holly is reportedly haunted.[123]
  • Cape May is one of the oldest towns in America, established during 1620. It is also said to be one of the most haunted cities in the country, with many haunted 19th century style house bed & breakfasts, including Congress Hall, the Emlen Physick Estate, Peter Shields Inn, and Southern Mansion (featured on Ghost Hunters). However, the town's best known haunt is Higbee Beach, famous for its quartz "Cape May diamonds", said to be haunted by a phantom black dog, or "hell hound", that is said to be cursed by Native Americans.[124]
  • The Essex County Hospital Center in Verona is believed to be haunted by full-body apparitions of nurses and patients.[125][126]
  • Leeds Point is the birthplace of the "Leeds Devil", better known as the Jersey Devil. The Pine Barrens (New Jersey) gave fame to the legend of the Jersey Devil, said to have been birthed by a local woman named Mrs. Leeds during 1735. It was her 13th child and she didn't want any more, so she cursed the child by saying, "May it be the devil!" Another version tells of Mother Leeds giving birth to a hideous horned monster that attacked her and her midwife, sprouted bat wings, and flew out through the chimney, disappearing into the Pine Barrens, which is where most of the alleged sightings have occurred.[127]

New York[edit]

112 Ocean Avenue House, also known as the "Amityville Horror House", during December 2005
  • 112 Ocean Avenue House, (a.k.a. Amityville Horror House) in Amityville is the basis for the 1977 book The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson. It was the scene of a tragic mass murder of the DeFeo family on November 13, 1974, committed by Ronald DeFeo, Jr. The Lutz family, the next inhabitants of the home, claimed that it was haunted and fled after 28 days. Their experiences were described by Anson's bestselling book, which was followed by the 1979 movie The Amityville Horror. Despite accusations of fraud, the Lutzes maintained that they experienced paranormal phenomena while living in the Ocean Avenue home.[128]
  • Cherry Hill Estate, in southern Albany is a late 18th-century farm manor house that was the site of an 1827 murder that resulted in Albany's last public hanging after a controversial trial. An unidentified ghost has allegedly been seen on the property.[129]
  • New York State Capitol building in Albany is said to be haunted by the ghosts of a night watchman who died in a 1911 fire, artist William Morris Hunt, and others.[130]
  • The Dakota, an apartment building in Manhattan, New York City is said to be haunted by a number of ghosts including that of John Lennon who was shot and killed outside the building.[131]

North Carolina[edit]

  • The Attmore-Oliver House in New Bern has allegedly been the scene of some poltergeist-like activity stemming possibly from either deaths in the house during a smallpox epidemic or the spirit of the last private owner.[132]
  • Broughton State Hospital in Morganton was built in 1883 to house the mentally ill. Apparitions aimlessly wander and disappear along dark corridors, and screams are heard from wards no longer occupied. Strange mists and unexplainable figures have turned up in photos of tombstones in the cemetery on the grounds of the hospital.[133]
  • Brown Mountain in Burke and Caldwell Counties is reputed to have ghostly orbs of light radiating from the mountain. According to local Cherokee legend, the "Brown Mountain Lights" date back as far as 1200. This was the year of a great battle, and they believed the lights to be the spirits of Native maidens who still search for lost loved ones. Also, there has been speculation of extraterrestrial activity. Wiseman's View on Linville Mountain is the best vantage point for viewing the lights. This lookout was used by a German engineer, William de Brahm during 1771 while studying the phenomenon. He attributed the lights to nitrous gases emitting from the mountain and combusting upon collision, but his theories were later disproven.[134]
  • The Carolina Theatre in Greensboro was set ablaze on July 1, 1981, by a woman who was assumed mentally disturbed. Melba Frey went up to the upper balcony and started the fire, which burned the entire balcony and lobby. Her body was found in the stairway by firefighters, and she is now believed to haunt the area in which she died, flipping the folding seats up and down.[135]
  • Fayetteville allegedly hosts ghosts such as "The Lady in Black" who haunts the Sandford House, formerly known as the Slocumb House.[136] Her apparition first appeared in the late 19th century and has been sighted by members of The Woman's Club of Fayetteville.[137]
  • The Harvey Mansion Historic Inn and Restaurant in New Bern has claims of an older woman in 18th-century dress haunting the second and third floors.[138]
  • The Tar River, near Tarboro in Edgecombe County, is associated with a legend of a banshee. The legend speaks of a Patriot miller who was killed by a small group of British soldiers during the American Revolution. Before they drowned him in the river, he warned the soldiers that if he were killed, they would be haunted by a banshee. After his death, she appeared and caused the deaths of the soldiers and supposedly still haunts the river.[139]
  • The Roanoke Island was known for urban legend of Roanoke Colony that involves the mysterious disappearance of the colonists along with its local population during its colonization. The urban legend remains unsolved until today.

North Dakota[edit]



  • Arnold's Bar and Grill, the oldest continuously-operated bar in Cincinnati, is rumored to be haunted.[142]
  • Cincinnati Music Hall is a theater that was built over a potter's field. Reports of spirits on the property date back to 1876. During 1988, during the installation of an elevator shaft, bones of adults and children were exhumed from under the hall.[143]
  • Emmitt House in Waverly was featured by television programs My Ghost Story and Haunted Collector before it burned down during January 2014. Some human remains had been found at the site.[144]
  • Lima State Hospital for the Criminally Insane is said to be haunted by the ghost of Celia Rose, who murdered her family with rat poison. Robert Mihlbaugh, a special prosecutor investigating the facility, stated, "If hell has a basement it's the Lima State Hospital."[145]
  • Madison Seminary in Madison is an 88-room building that has been a school, a home, and an asylum for the insane. Figures move through locked doors, screams have been heard, and a killer may have buried his victim beneath the basement floor.[146]
  • Mahall's 20 Lanes, a 90-year-old bowling alley in Lakewood, is reputed to have "otherworldly noises" and sightings of an "otherworldly woman" in a long dress; plus a vintage calculator "does weird things."[147]


  • Dead Women Crossing in Weatherford allegedly has paranormal activities including a mysterious blue light that originates in the creek and a spectral woman crying for her baby around the area.[148]


There are a number of Reportedly haunted locations in Oregon. Reported hauntings in the state are linked to such historic places as the Oregon Trail and early coastal communities, as well as the history of Portland, the state's largest city and metropolitan area, which was considered one of the most dangerous port cities in the world at the beginning of the 20th century.[149] During 2012, USA Today named Portland among the top ten most haunted cities in the United States.[150]

Allegedly haunted locales in Portland include the Bagdad Theater, a vaudeville theater built by Universal Studios during 1927; Pittock Mansion, a mansion overlooking the city; the Roseland Theater, a former church and music venue; and the city's Portland Underground (or so-called shanghai tunnels),[151] made up of various passages beneath the streets of northwest Portland that were used to smuggle prostitutes and sailors onto ships in the port, where they were often sold into slavery or forced labor.[152]



Pennsylvania has many locations that are reported to be haunted, including the town of Gettysburg (site of the Civil War battle of the same name)[153] and, in the vicinity of Philadelphia, such places as Cliveden Manor, the First Bank of the United States, Fort Mifflin, Library Hall, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Powel House.


Rhode Island[edit]

  • White Horse Tavern in Newport is haunted by a man who checked in with a companion one night in the 1720s but was found dead beside a fireplace the next morning. His companion had disappeared sometime during the night. Today his ghost reportedly hangs out by that fireplace, daring others to solve his freak death. Also, a man in colonial-era clothing occupies an upstairs bathroom.[24]


South Carolina[edit]

Many areas in South Carolina are reportedly haunted. This stems from the state's historic role in the Revolutionary and Civil wars. Charleston is considered by many to be the most haunted city in the state, and some even venture as far as to say it is the most haunted city in America. [1]



  • The town of Adams was the site of the Bell Witch haunting, as well as the Bell Witch Cave.[154]
  • The Carnton Mansion in Franklin was used as a hospital for Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War. Many of the deceased here were buried in mass graves and some of their ghosts are alleged to haunt the site.[155]
  • Earnestine & Hazel's location in Memphis has reputedly been the site of 13 deaths. Phantom piano music has been heard coming from the upper floor, and the jukebox plays by itself. An employee and a patron were engaged in a conversation about James Brown when the unplugged jukebox began playing I Feel Good.[24]
  • The Orpheum Theatre in Memphis is said to be haunted by the ghost of a small girl who was killed in a car accident in front of the theater.[156]


  • The Menger Hotel is located in San Antonio, Texas. It is part of the Historic downtown district; opened for business in February 1859.[157]
  • The Devil's Backbone in Texas Hill Country is allegedly haunted by Spanish monks, Native Americans, Confederate soldiers on their horses, and a wolf's spirit.[158]
  • The Marfa lights have been attributed to haunting. In May 2004, students from the Society of Physics Students at the University of Texas at Dallas spent four days investigating and recording lights observed southwest of the view park using traffic volume monitoring equipment, video cameras, binoculars, and chase cars. The conclusion was that all of the lights observed over a four night period southwest of the view park could be reliably attributed to automobile headlights traveling along U.S. 67 between Marfa and Presidio, Texas.[159]
USS Lexington -- The-Blue-Ghost' -- Corpus Christi
  • USS Lexington in Corpus Christi. Uniformed sailor helps lost guests find their way back to the deck and a sailor in the engine room gives a lecture on how the turbines work before vanishing into thin air.[160]
  • The commissary at the Houston Zoo may be haunted by the first zookeeper, Hans Nagel, who was shot by a park police officer during late 1941 after being caught spying on teenagers in a parked car.[161][162][163][164]
  • Steven Spielberg's inspiration for Poltergeist may have come from his stay at the Excelsior Hotel in Jefferson. Spielberg threw his briefcase on a chair in the hotel's Jay Gould room and is said to have been surprised when unseen hands tossed it back at him. He also reportedly woke up during the night to see a young boy standing by his bed, who asked him if he was ready for breakfast.[165]







  • The former Burnley Professional School of Art in the former Booth Building at 905 E Pine Street (now a part of Seattle Central College) is said to be haunted by the spirit of a young man who died falling down the rear steps (although no documentary evidence of this accident exists). The ghost is said to manifest itself by "doors opening by themselves, sounds of disembodied footsteps, phones dialed by unseen fingers, coffee percolating without human assistance.[169]
  • The Harvard Exit Theatre in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA is said to be haunted by the ghost of a beautiful woman who is sometimes seen crying.[169][170]
  • The parsonage of First Methodist Protestant Church of Seattle in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA is said to be haunted by the ghost of Susannah Bagley, wife of pioneer preacher and Territorial University (now the University of Washington) founder Daniel Bagley. One reported sighting "in a diaphanous flowing gown, surrounded by a bluish light. When she asked, "How do I get out?" he pointed to the door, but she serenely floated out the upstairs window instead."[169]
  • Ye College Inn in Seattle's University District is said to be haunted by "Howard," a beer-drinking ghost who habitually wears a tan trench coat.[169][171]
  • The Yesler Building (400 Yesler in Seattle) is one of the most haunted buildings in the state. Seattle pioneer and Yesler Way namesake Henry Yesler was not just one of the city's first mayors and millionaires—he was also a spiritualist, believing the living could communicate with the dead. Alongside their astrologer friend William Henry Chaney, Yesler and his wife, Sarah, allegedly hosted seances and attempted to contact their late son George.[172] It was said that the design of the building was meant to enhance its ability to house or contain spirits and other non-earthly beings. The building, in 1909, was also once home to the city's jail and emergency hospital.[173] The related hospital morgue was located on the lowest level of the building, with the entrance off of 4th Ave. (under the bridge).


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