Haunted Places in Childersburg, Alabama



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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    5.7 miles from Childersburg, AL

    One of those interesting phenomena, this Gravity Hill can be found just west of Fulton Gap Rd on Gravity Hill Lane/U.S. 280.


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    Old Courthouse

    Columbiana, Alabama

    16.2 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The ghost that occupies the upper floor of the apparently likes sunlight as it has a tendency to open closed blinds. People claim to hear knocking and other unexplainable noises and one person claims the ghost operated a typewriter and corrected a typing error she had made(??).


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    21.4 miles from Childersburg, AL

    People in the performing arts claim to her crying of a little girl, and gets the reaction of a man who accidentally got hung when a play or any other event messes up. (Submitted by Amie)


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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    23.4 miles from Childersburg, AL

    If it's called Cemetery Mountain, well it just has to be haunted. You can't have a place called Cemetery Mountain and it not be haunted, that would be un-American. It's called Cemetery Mountain, and it's spooky and there are a lot of cemeteries there. So it's haunted. ...


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    Birmingham Racecourse

    Birmingham, Alabama

    27.2 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The racecourse was built over the top of an ancient American Indian burial ground. Staff working late hours have reported seeing shadowy figures standing out on the racecourse. Maniacal laughter and voices have been heard in the stables, and phantom hoof beats and winning has been heard on various parts ...


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    27.5 miles from Childersburg, AL

    This gravity hill can be found on Cheaha Road. In case you aren't familiar with the phenomena of Gravity Hills these occur when an optical illusion makes it appear that your car is rolling upward on a hill, when in fact, you are rolling down. The phenomena can ...


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    Bass Cemetery

    Birmingham, Alabama

    27.5 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Screams are heard and a heavy presence is felt.


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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    27.6 miles from Childersburg, AL

    People claim to see orbs rising over the cemetery attached to the church.


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    29 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Every bridge in Alabama is haunted. Every. Single. Bridge. This one however you'd best be careful on, because it's not your standard "scorned woman walks the bridge" story. This one contains a malevolent and evil presence prone to chasing people and vehicular violence.


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    Hotel Highland - Pickwick Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    29.8 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Formerly the Pickwick Hotel, a 1950s creation named after an even older historic spot, the Pickwick Club, the Hotel Highland may have a ghost that comes from its historic past when it was a medical building. Witnesses say a ghostly nurse haunts the hotel.


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    Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    30.2 miles from Childersburg, AL

    A National Historic Landmark, Sloss furnaces is not only a testament to a burgeoning industrial age, but a ghostly witness to the untold suffering of its workers. More than 60 people died, often gruesomely, at Sloss Furnaces and legend has it that some of those workers till remain, chained forever ...


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    Redmont Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    30.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The ghost of a woman in white who passed away in the hotel has been seen on the ninth floor of the hotel. The ghost of a small dog is seen in the hallways of the hotel, as well as the ghost of former owner Clifford Stiles. The most famous ...


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    The Tutwiler Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    31 miles from Childersburg, AL

    A mischievous ghost is said to turn on the lights and appliances. Although legend attributes the haunting to Colonel Tutwiler, it is highly unlikely, since the current location of the Tutwiler hotel is not the same as the one that originally bore his name and therefore, it is unlikely ...


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    Linn-Henley Research Library

    Birmingham, Alabama

    31.1 miles from Childersburg, AL

    A ghostly man has been sighted as well as objects moving by themselves and reports of cold spots and eerie feelings have been reported.


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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    31.8 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Reports tell of a spooky tunnel that runs under this entire campus once used during the Civil War, now used as a steam chassis. The Reynolds theater department was said to be used as a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that one of the rooms was stacked with ...


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    Pinson Cemetery

    Pinson, Alabama

    34.1 miles from Childersburg, AL

    There's legend here of a ghost who does housework! That's right, allegedly there are sightings of a ghost... sweeping. Because after an entire life of drudgery and cleaning, that's how every woman wants to spend her afterlife.


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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    34.6 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Vandals burned the bridge down a few years ago, but it was reported that it was haunted by a slave who was hanged nearby.


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    Old Walker Chapel Cemetery

    Coalburg, Alabama

    34.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Visitor here have reported that something grabs their feet as if attempting to pull them down into the graves. At times, the force has pulled the shoes right off their feet.


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    Moncrief Cemetery

    Gardendale, Alabama

    38 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Eerie screams have been heard and ghostly apparitions have been seen haunting the Moncrief cemetery.


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    Hodges Cemetery

    Watson, Alabama

    38.2 miles from Childersburg, AL

    You may experience many things here such as banging on the car, faces or hands in your car windows, a wolf who chases you, moving lights or red glowing eyes. Tombstones are said to move and shadowy beings have been reported, as well as strange noises and music.


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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    38.7 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Nothing but a few walls remain of Sturdivant mansion except rumors of the ghosts that resided there. The ruin in the woods is reportedly haunted, though reports as to the exact nature of the haunting differ. There is a legend that a madman once slaughtered every person inside ...


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    39 miles from Childersburg, AL

    You may hear the cries of a baby who died during the Civil War, and feel an eerie presence.


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    Bottenfield Middle School

    Adamsville, Alabama

    39.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Many witnesses have reported seeing the ghost of a young man who appears and quickly disappears in the section of the school that houses the band and choir rooms. A musically inclined ghost, maybe?


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    Bayview Bridge

    Mulga, Alabama

    40 miles from Childersburg, AL

    There are many different versions of the haunting of this bridge, from a woman alone, to a woman and a baby to a car crash...etc. Guess you will just have to visit and see for yourself.


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    40.3 miles from Childersburg, AL

    In researching the Parker Memorial Baptist church, I found what is quite possibly the most hilarious entry of ghostly hauntings ever. On a "ghost website" it is proclaimed that the Parker Memorial *BAPTIST* church is haunted by, and I quote, "a nun who killed herself in the main hallway". ...


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    Village Falls Cemetery

    Mulga, Alabama

    40.4 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Ghostly figures, spooky feelings. The usual haunted cemetery fare can be found here.


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    Flatwoods

    Steele, Alabama

    40.5 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The woods along here is reportedly the site where a group of freed black slaves set up a settlement following the Civil War that was burned out and destroyed by the KKK. It is said to be haunted by the men and women who died during the raid.


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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    40.5 miles from Childersburg, AL


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    Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

    Anniston, Alabama

    40.8 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly organ player who plays the chapel organ in the wee hours of the morning.


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    Burgundy Drive

    Adamsville, Alabama

    41.3 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The community of Indian Meadows and the adjacent community of Shady Grove are both built over the top of an American Indian Cherokee burial ground. Haunting have been reported in both houses, Burgundy Drive (the street that runs through the communities) and in the adjacent woods. Dark figures and shadows ...


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    Lilly Lane

    Hueytown, Alabama

    41.6 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The ghost of an old man apparently wanders the streets at night. Reported by numerous residents who claim to have seen him.


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    Cardiff Cemetery

    Graysville, Alabama

    42.2 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Typical cemetery haunting fare including orbs and reports that your car will die if you drive there on specific dates.


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    Fort McClellan

    Anniston, Alabama

    45.3 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Supposed to be haunted. Your guess is as good as ours as to how or the particulars as we have not been able to uncover much, or any, info, however we will keep looking. If you find any actual documentation on this haunting, let us know.


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    Camp Cottaquilla

    Anniston, Alabama

    49.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    This haunted story falls firmly into the category of "urban legend". No doubt a bunch of girl scouts sitting around camp invented this one, because it doesn't even make the slightest bit of sense. The legend is this: every year during the week of Halloween a one-armed girl ...


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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    50.2 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    51.2 miles from Childersburg, AL

    A narrow tunnel on McFall Road in Jacksonville Alabama where you can park your car and turn the headlights off. It is rumored that there are black figures that fade in and out of the shadows as your eyes adjust. (Submitted by Braden B.)


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    Jack Cole Road

    Hayden, Alabama

    51.4 miles from Childersburg, AL


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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    51.6 miles from Childersburg, AL

    This former church and cemetery site is said to be haunted. Legend has it that the church's pastor went mad one day and murdered his entire family and it is their ghosts that are said to haunt the grounds.


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    Little Vine Cemetery

    Childersburg, Alabama

    51.8 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Possibly among the most inane of haunted reports, people claim to see a green light in the cemetery at night.


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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    51.8 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Many people claim to have seen many different ghostly things, primarily people in old-fashioned clothes walking the road, a possible former slave being hanged from atop an embankment. It is rumored that somewhere along the road is the site of a former slave quarter, from which horrible screams can ...


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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    51.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    This historic building is no longer a mortuary, and is currently believed to be unoccupied. A poltergeist has been known to turn the lights on and off, and passer-by's have reportedly heard screams coming out of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    51.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The chambers are housed within a 1910 building, which was originally the town bank. Staff have reported hearing disembodied footsteps, ghostly voices and the sound of someone being dragged through an upstairs corridor. On the third floor, which hasn't been used for decades according to staff, furniture moves around ...


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    Coosa River Sea Serpent

    Gadsden, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Childersburg, AL

    The Coosa River is a hotspot for sea serpent sightings and reports of something odd inhabiting the river have been made for over a hundred years.


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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Reportedly the site of a suicide or car accident in which a pregnant woman died. Apparently you can hear her crying at night on the bridge. (Photo courtesy of Steve Osborne)


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    Crestwood Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    53.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Rumored to be located on a former slave plantation, people claim that it is haunted by slaves who died there. The specific claim that is most often repeated is that of a hanged slave that appears in the trees.


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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    54.6 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Dwight Mill Village is a housing development built by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to house workers for its cotton mill. An historical marker with a bronze bell mounted atop it is located at the intersection of Marston Avenue and Coolidge Circle. Numerous houses in this historical district have been ...


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    Lucy's Afterlife Night Club

    Gadsden, Alabama

    54.6 miles from Childersburg, AL

    This night club housed in a 1903 historic building has a ghost named (you guessed it) Lucy. She is occasionally seen by staff and patrons wandering through the building, and is believed to be responsible for a variety of other paranormal activity reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    55.7 miles from Childersburg, AL

    This 1891 establishment used to be a b&b; however, it is now only hired out for weddings and events. The ghost who resides here, believed to be the owner's Great-Aunt Mae. In life, Great-Aunt Mae loved music so much she would wake up in the middle of the night and ...


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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    56 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Ah no backwoods town is complete without the story of the Witch in the Woods who sold her soul to the devil, lived in a shack (because if you sold your soul to the devil, all you'd want out of it was a shack in the middle of some hillbilly ...


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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    56.9 miles from Childersburg, AL

    Dating back to 1832, this old home is known locally as "The Plantation House." It operated for many years as a bed and breakfast, but as of 2014 it is on the market for any interested buyers. There have long been sightings reported of the ghost of Mr ...


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