Haunted Places in Burkburnett, Texas



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    Goat Man of Wellington Lane

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    8.8 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Rumors abound of a half-goat, half-man creature who lives under a bridge here. Folks have reported seeing his eyes peeking out from on the the bridge late at night. A white ghost dog is said to appear here too.


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    "Little Sister" Statue - Flora Kemp - Riverside Cemetery

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    13.4 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The statue of Flora, engraved with "Little Sister," is known among the locals as the Crying Bride. The statue is said to shed tears. So the story goes, on her wedding day, Flora tripped and fell down the Kell House stairs to her death. But some question this story: Other ...


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    Pinky's Cave

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    14.9 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    A painted warning in the cave says “Stop now or Pinky’ll get you!” Pinky's Cave is a 3-mile concrete drainage ditch. Several decades ago, teenager Robert Pinkman claimed the tunnel for himself and his friends, calling it Pinky’s Cave. It became the stuff of neighborhood legends, a hangout for kids ...


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    Dr. White's Sanitorium - Old Insane Asylum

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    15.1 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    At the old art-deco building, formerly said to have been an insane asylum, folks have reported the sound of footsteps and of water dripping in the basement, although there has been no water turned on here for years. The building has since been turned into a private residence.


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    Screaming Sheila Bridge - Moeller Road

    Electra, Texas

    16.8 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Many stories are told about Screaming Sheila Bridge - Moeller Road. One is that in the mid-1800s, a woman was convicted of practicing witchcraft and burned alive on the bridge. There is now a hole completely through the bridge. She is heard screaming at night. Another story is that in ...


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    Murders at Hammon and Hatton

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    17.5 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Local lore tells of a couple who parked here to make out. A man in black knocked on their window, and they opened it up. Immediately and unceremoniously, he killed the couple. The only clue found was a bloody hook said to be hanging on the nearby railing. The phantom ...


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    North Texas State Hospital

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    17.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    There are two buildings here that are said to be haunted. The 1920s-era Administration Building was once used to house mentally unstable patients. Lights go on and off by themselves, and witnesses have heard moans, wails, and the rattling of chains. Shadowy figures have been reported here as well. In ...


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    Drunk Tom - Lake Wichita

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    17.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    According to local legend, Drunk Tom was a young man who had left a night of hard drinking to walk along the reservoir. He fell in and drowned. Folks say if you go to the spot, you will hear a whiskey bottle break and see a vision in the corner ...


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    Witches Gate

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    18.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The burned mansion is the centerpiece of a local legend. Many different stories circulate here. Some say the wealthy family who lived here was met with tragedy when the father passed away. The mother went crazy and burned the house. Another tale says robbers broke into the house, and one ...


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    Spur Hotel

    Archer City, Texas

    34.8 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    This 1928 hotel wasn't restored till the late 1990's, but the refurbishment may have stirred up the resident ghost. Room #007 is a hotspot for paranormal activity, but who or what haunts the place is currently unclear. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lonesome Dove Inn

    Archer City, Texas

    34.8 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Formerly a hospital, the 1927 bed and breakfast inn is named after a prize-winning novel written by a famous local author. The place is rumoured to be haunted by a number of spirits, including a playful male presence and a ghostly nurse forever tending to her patients. In the ...


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    Tucker Cemetery

    Duncan, Oklahoma

    43.3 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Rumor has it that at this closed cemetery, graves will appear empty one moment and covered over with grass the next. It is also said that something unseen may grab your leg and that tombstones will inexplicably fall over and then right themselves.


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    Old Plantation Restaurant

    Medicine Park, Oklahoma

    43.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The 1910 restaurant and former hotel is rumoured to be haunted by a horde of spirits from the past. The ghosts include a little girl playing in an upstairs hallway, a brown-haired prostitute who manifests on the staircase and even the apparition of country swing musician Bob Wills. A ...


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    1895 Building

    Bowie, Texas

    55.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Supposedly haunted by the apparition of a telephone operator known as 'Sarah'. Poltergeist activity is been experienced in the store located in the building, as well as the adjacent diner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Shortgrass Playhouse - Hobart Fire Department

    Hobart, Oklahoma

    70.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The apparition of a burnt man, believed to a fire-fighter who died in action, has been reported in the building. Various other strange phenomena has been reported here as well. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Eskridge Hotel Museum

    Wynnewood, Oklahoma

    88.3 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    This hotel-turned-museum boasts more than historic exhibits -- it's said to have some haunts as well. Mannequins in the displays are said to move, and shadows can be seen moving through the place.


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    Blanchard Cemetery

    Blanchard, Oklahoma

    90.1 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Witnesses at Blanchard Cemetery have reported unexplained lights and the apparition of a tall man in black pants who may wave.


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    Old Bessie Gymnasium

    Bessie, Oklahoma

    92.1 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The old gymnasium used to be a morgue, and there have been reports of paranormal activity inside the old building. The apparition of a previous caretaker from the building has been in the gymnasium wearing a top hat and a black trench coat. He disappears when approached by visitors or ...


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    The Crazy Water Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas

    92.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Formerly the Crazy Water Hotel, the building here is now a retirement and assisted-living community. The hotel was built in the 1920s over the site of a well, and legend has it that the hotel's name comes from the tale of a mentally unstable woman who went there every day ...


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    Baker Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas

    92.9 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Two grisly legends are told to ghost hunters at this site. One is of a man who was killed after being caught in an elevator door. The second is about a woman, a mistress, so distraught over her unrequited love that she killed herself in the hotel. Both spirits are ...


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    Kendall's Restaurant

    Noble, Oklahoma

    98.2 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Formerly a grocery store, the building that houses the restaurant is over a hundred years old. During its long and eventful history, the place has amassed many stories, and according to some, four separate entities that now haunt the place. A visiting medium encountered a ghostly girl in an ...


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    Historic Sooner Theater

    Norman, Oklahoma

    100.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The 1929 Sooner Theater is haunted by the 'White Lady', the apparition of an elegant woman in a white dress seen descending the main staircase. Others claim to have heard the wails of a crying baby. The theater is a stop on the local ghost tour. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    S and J Marketplace

    Norman, Oklahoma

    100.8 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The antiques store is rumoured to be haunted. Disembodied footsteps have been heard in empty aisles, and temperature drops have been reported with no apparent source. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Elk City Ramada

    Elk City, Oklahoma

    100.9 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The haunted room at this hotel is Room 110. Here, guests have reported seeing the apparition of a man and witnessing poltergeist pranks.


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    Dead Women Crossing

    Weatherford, Oklahoma

    101.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    This small community has a haunting name with a story behind it. Its origin is said to be a story involving Katie DeWitt James, a schoolteacher, and Fannie Norton, alleged to be a prostitute. When Katie filed for divorce in 1905, she took her baby on the train and went ...


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    Campus Theater

    Denton, Texas

    102.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The 1949 theater is haunted by J.P. Harrison, a former stage manager and owner. Legend has it that without a sighting of his spirit prior to a production, bad luck and misfortune will ensue. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    J & J's Pizza

    Denton, Texas

    102.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Formerly a jewellery store, the bar and club is haunted by the apparition of a former owner who was shot by burglars in the basement hallway. Musicians performing gigs have reported strange experiences in the vicinity of this area, and a female employee was once followed to the bathroom ...


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    Baker Mansion

    Weatherford, Texas

    102.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    At Baker Mansion, built in 1894, the ghost of original owner JD Baker's son Charles, who mysteriously disappeared in 1908, is said to walk. The subsequent owners of the home noted shadows on the stairs, eerie figures, violent pounding from the basement, and touches from unseen hands.


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    Denton County Courthouse

    Denton, Texas

    102.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The 1896 courthouse is haunted by a man in cowboy attire brandishing an old-fashioned rifle. Perhaps the spirit is that of Captain Denton, buried beneath the lawn in front of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1901 Wright Opera House

    Denton, Texas

    102.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Formerly an opera house and a saloon (the latter closed in 1913), the establishment now serves as a bookshop and a music store. The building is haunted by a female apparition, known as 'Emma', who roams the third floor where her former apartment was located. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Moore First United Methodist Church

    Moore, Oklahoma

    105.5 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The church turned 125 this year and has some history. As a 125 year old church something probably haunts it. It has been set on fire, torn down, and a whole lot of other stuff. some people have said that a black shadow in the shape of a woman. ...


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    Fort Reno

    El Reno, Oklahoma

    105.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Fort Reno, named for General Jesse L. Reno, who died at the Battle of South Mountain, became a permanent post in July 1875. It is said to be haunted by shadow figures, apparitions of children, and phantom sounds made by ghostly soldiers.


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    Old Stamford Inn

    Stamford, Texas

    106.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The structure burned down and took the lives of five people within. It was rebuild and served a while as a nursing home at the end of it's days before it was abandoned in 1980. It is said that a man haunts the basement of the structure. (Submitted by Rebekah ...


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    Goatman's Bridge - Old Alton Bridge

    Argyle, Texas

    107.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The Old Alton Bridge, aka the Goatman's Bridge, is rumored to be a site where satanic practices have occurred, and as a result, a half-goat, half-man creature was conjured up. According to the legend, those who parked on the bridge and honked three times would call up the Goatman. Reports ...


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    Langston's Western Wear

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    109.9 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The 1919 building that houses Langston's Western Wear was originally a dance hall and bar. It is said to be haunted by two ghosts, Rose and Patty, who are trying to find each other. The 1920s-1930s women were sisters and taxi dancers at the dance hall when a jealous boyfriend ...


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    Lake Worth Castle

    Fort Worth, Texas

    110 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    This beautiful castle was rebuilt on the shores of Lake Worth by a former owner, and is believed to be haunted the apparition of a young man, who has been seen wandering the grounds as well as inside the castle. The second apparition is a ghostly bride who has been ...


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    Green Olive Interiors

    Keller, Texas

    110.7 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The interior design building is housed in the oldest building in the city, and it believed to be haunted by several apparitions. The apparition of a white figure has been staring out of an upstairs window, and an orange ball of light has chased staff and passer-by's. People have reported ...


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    Arthouse Apartment Living

    Keller, Texas

    111.8 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    There are apparently numerous reports of paranormal activity amongst the residents of this apartment complex. Some hear disembodied footsteps climbing stairways. Others swear that power outages and elevator malfunctions have otherwordly causes. Despite it all, we're told by at least one resident, it's still a great place ...


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    The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    112.1 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Rumor has it that a former maid killed herself and her illegitimate daughter by jumping out the window here. It is these deaths that folks say spurred the hauntings. Female guests have reported hearing infants' cries during the night, and male guests have been propositioned by a female voice, or ...


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    Henry Overholser Mansion

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    112.9 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Built in 1903, the 20-room Victorian mansion is home to some eerie occurrences. During tours, some visitors have had their hair pulled or had something unseen jostle them. At least one young boy has seen the apparition of a woman believed to be Mrs. Overholser.


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    Kiowa Cemetery

    Hammon, Oklahoma

    113.5 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    At Kiowa Cemetery, folks have reported the apparition of a Native American sitting on a horse just inside the gate. Other apparitions have been reported as well, both at night and in the daytime.


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    Miss Molly's Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas

    114.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    In the historic Stockyards of Fort Worth Miss Molly's is allegedly haunted by ghosts from its former bordello days including the ghost of a cowboy that is mostly seen in the aptly named Cowboy Room.


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    Stockyards Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas

    114.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Ghost tours of the area are available, and they begin in this hotel and visit several other nearby buildings. Room 218 of the hotel is believed to be haunted.


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    The Bull Ring

    Fort Worth, Texas

    114.6 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    A former gambling parlour in 1910, the Bull Ring is located in the historic district of the Fort Worth Stockyards. The building is believed to be haunted by several apparitions and ghostly voices are heard. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    W.E. Scott Theatre

    Fort Worth, Texas

    116.2 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    The W.E. Scott Theatre was built in 1966 with funds left by William Edrington Scott, who died of lung cancer, to benefit Fort Worth's culture. W.E. Scott himself is believed to be one of the ghosts who haunt the theater. He has been known to straighten his portraits when they ...


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    The County Line - Gabriella's Italian Grill

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    116.8 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Gabriella's Italian Grill, formerly The County Line barbecue restaurant, is housed in a building that has been a Prohibition-era dance hall, a gambling establishment and a bordello. Legend has it that the joint was a favorite hangout of famed gangster Pretty Boy Floyd. One ghost known to reside here is ...


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    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

    Fort Worth, Texas

    117.3 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse is housed inside a building that was originally constructed as an upper-class bathhouse in 1890, and its ghost has been traced back to the bathhouse. Historians speculate that the victim may have won some coin at a nearby gambling spot. As a result, he was ...


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    David Dalton Salon

    Fort Worth, Texas

    117.3 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    Formerly a bookstore, the now salon and café is still believed to be haunted, A shadowy apparition has been seen on the stairs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Nash Farm

    Grapevine, Texas

    117.4 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    I have heard a lot of ghost radio replies here. It is believed (by me) That there are two ghosts. The husband and wife. Friendly because one of them clearly said "Hi." Some people get slightly freaked out when they are there. (Submitted by R. Hubbs)


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    Haunted Hill School

    Grapevine, Texas

    117.5 miles from Burkburnett, TX

    This building built in the year of 1960 and was Hill School of Grapevine (ceased operations in 2013) is a very haunted building. When the building first got remodeled, and Kathy Edwards (Head of school) was looking for a building. The outside was remodeled. The inside was empty, completely. There ...


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