Haunted Places in Dixie County, Florida



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    Antioch Cemetery

    Chiefland, Florida

    18.3 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Reports of the spirit of a small boy playing amongst the gravestones (some call him Josh), along with vague stories of other ghostly encounters. Other websites place this in Chiefland but it is more accurately placed in Levy, FL (just southwest of Chiefland).

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    Hardee Cemetery

    Chiefland, Florida

    19.6 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Hardee Cemetery, or Hardeetown Methodist Cemetery, is supposedly haunted, but details are few and far between. It's the final resting place of Isaac P. Hardee (1817-1879), and, allegedly, many of his slaves. The house, called "Pine Hill," still stands nearby, though it has been moved from its original ...

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    Cedar Key - Shell Mound

    Cedar Key, Florida

    26.8 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This shell mound, created by local Native Americans over about 1,000 years, is now part of the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge. There is a nature trail surrounding the mound called "Shell Mound Trail." Locals believe the area around the shell mound is haunted by the ghost of Annie Simpson ...

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    Site of the Rosewood Massacre

    Cedar Key, Florida

    28.2 miles from Dixie County, FL

    In 1923, white woman Fannie Taylor lied and said she had been assaulted by an African-American man. She lied because she didn’t want her husband to know she was actually beaten by her white lover. But Fannie’s maid Sarah Carrier witnessed the incident and knew the truth. As a result ...

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    Island Hotel and Restaurant

    Cedar Key, Florida

    32.1 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Cedar Key is located on a small barrier reef on the Gulf off the Florida coastline, directly west of Ocala. Cedar Key occupied a critical location during the Civil War, where blockade-runners exported cotton and lumber and imported food and other supplies to the Confederacy. A hurricane all but destroyed ...

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    Headless Pirate of Seahorse Key

    Cedar Key, Florida

    34 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The ghost of a headless pirate riding a palomino is said to haunt this area at night. He is said to be Pierre LeBlanc, was pirate who was working for the notorious Jean LaFitte. LaFitte left LeBlanc with a palomino and some supplies and charged him with guarding his treasure ...

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    Grady House Bed and Breakfast

    High Springs, Florida

    39.1 miles from Dixie County, FL

    An apparition of a lady in an old-fashioned nightgown has been seen, bringing with her the scent of flowers, lilacs or orange blossoms. The Red Room is the spot where the ghost most often materializes. She also likes to move the chess pieces on a board set up in the ...

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    Newnansville Cemetery

    Alachua, Florida

    45.3 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Vague reports have been made about "ghostly figures" walking through the cemetery at night. Newnansville, once a county seat, no longer truly exists - it was long ago swallowed up by the town of Alachua.

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    Wacahoota Cemetery

    Micanopy, Florida

    47.7 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Not much detail, except that more than a few people say there are strange phenomena here.

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    Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

    Gainesville, Florida

    48.4 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This state park features a natural sinkhole, 120 feet deep and 500 feet wide. It was originally called the "Devil's Millhopper" because bones and fossils were found at the bottom, and it resembled a "millhopper" funnel used in grist mills at the time. Locals thought the devil used ...

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    Goody's / Trader Joe's

    Gainesville, Florida

    48.7 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Once a "Goody's", as of late 2012 this store is now a Trader Joe's, in Butler Plaza. During its Goody's days, employees were constantly harassed by a ghost that would rearrange things to his or her own whims, and set off alarms in the middle of the night. ...

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    Crispers Restaurant

    Gainesville, Florida

    49 miles from Dixie County, FL

    In earlier days this building was a record studio and a Goodwill - now it's a Crispers restaurant. Locals believe someone died in the Goodwill store long ago, and that person's spirit still haunts the place. Shadows and knocking sounds have been experienced after closing time, as well ...

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    Thomas Hall - University of Florida

    Gainesville, Florida

    50.7 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Thomas Hall, built in 1905, is a historic building located in Murphree Area on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, United States. The building is named for William Reuben Thomas, the Gainesville mayor and businessman responsible for bringing the University of Florida to Gainesville. Architect William Augustus ...

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    Purple Porpoise / Gator City Grille

    Gainesville, Florida

    50.8 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The Purple Porpoise was a Gainesville institution for years, until it shut down in 2002. According to some, a female student was brutally murdered in the upstairs bathroom of this building in the 1960s, and her spirit (and possibly that of her killer) still remains in the tiny upstairs ...

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    Steak and Shake

    Gainesville, Florida

    51 miles from Dixie County, FL

    There's a story that five people were murdered inside the walk-in freezer at this Steak and Shake, but so far no evidence for this has yet to be found. Still, modern employees often refuse to spend any time in or around the freezer, even in daylight.

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    Beaty Towers

    Gainesville, Florida

    51 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Local legend has it that a girl committed suicide in the 1960s by jumping from the Beaty Towers, but no records of any such incident exists. Locals go even farther to say that Tom Petty (who was resident in Gainesville at around this time) wrote the song "American Girl" ...

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    Norman Hall - University of Florida

    Gainesville, Florida

    51.2 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Norman Hall (originally known as P. K. Yonge Laboratory School) is an historic academic building on the eastern campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. It was designed by architect Rudolph Weaver in the Collegiate Gothic style, and built in 1932. It originally housed the university's research and ...

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    Walmart on 13th Street

    Gainesville, Florida

    51.5 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Until January 2013 there was a Walmart on 13th Street, in Gainesville. It's now shut down (Walmart moved to a larger facility) but we don't know if anyone told the resident ghost that! A female spirit, possibly an ex-employee, is said to have haunted certain areas of the ...

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    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Gainesville, Florida

    51.5 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The back part of this cemetery has been left to ruin, and supposedly its in that area that ghost hunters have the most success capturing orbs on their digital cameras.

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    Sweetwater Branch Inn

    Gainesville, Florida

    52.4 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The Sweetwater Branch Inn has several buildings, but the blue one in particular seems to have the most paranormal activity - particularly in the attic rooms. Guests sometimes complain of a "heavy feeling" on their chest while sleeping up there. Occasionally the bureau door will open and close ...

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    Gainesville Cemetery / Pine Grove Cemetery

    Gainesville, Florida

    52.4 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Two cemeteries side-by-side, supposedly great spots to hang out at night with a digital camera to capture some ghostly apparitions.

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    Hotel Blanche

    Lake City, Florida

    53.5 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Gangster Al Capone was among the guests to stay at this one-time luxury hotel. These days, it is inhabited by businesses on the ground floor and office space on the second, but the third floor remains empty--except for the hotel's haunts. Witnesses here have described disembodied footsteps and voices, the ...

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    Herlong Mansion Bed & Breakfast

    Micanopy, Florida

    54.8 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Originally built in 1845, the Helong Mansion is now a stylish bed and breakfast. Some believe the ghost of Inez Herlong still haunts the place, but details are sketchy.

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    Wayside Antiques / Antique Emporium

    Reddick, Florida

    57.5 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This place is usually referenced as "Wayside Antiques" but today it is called "Antique Emporium", off exit 368 on Interstate 75 in Reddick. Look for the large red barn-like building. Employees back in the day swore that they would hear their names being called from the back of ...

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    Tiger Trail

    Dunnellon, Florida

    57.9 miles from Dixie County, FL

    "Tiger Trail" is the local name for SW 180th Avenue in Dunnellon, FL. It was the location where part of the 2001 film "Jeepers Creepers" was filmed. And maybe for good reason... there are local claims that the ghosts of three children killed at the intersection of Tiger ...

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    Olustee Battle Field

    Dixie County, Florida

    65.2 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Civil War reenactors claim to occasionally capture strange orbs in photographs, almost like they are soldiers' spirits interacting with the reenactments.

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    Old Hamilton County Jail

    Jasper, Florida

    66.5 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The 1893 jail, used until the late 20th century and now a museum, is home to a haunt in a hurry. Witnesses have heard the sound of running footsteps here. Reports say that hangings may once have taken place within the building.

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    720 SE Osceola Ave.

    Ocala, Florida

    69.1 miles from Dixie County, FL

    I worked as a counselor at this facility for several years, and have too many stories and accounts about all the paranormal activity in this building. It was built sometime in the early 1900's and transported to Florida from some other state. My boss told me that the original owner ...

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    Seven Sisters Inn

    Ocala, Florida

    69.3 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Ghost Hunters has featured this inn on the TV show, and it is said to have several spirits. Apparitions of a man, woman, and child have been seen, and the woman has been reported to check out guests in the bathroom. She wears white and has the ability to pass ...

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    Ritz Historical Inn

    Ocala, Florida

    69.6 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Built in 1925, the Ritz Historical Inn was said to have experienced a fire in its early days which killed several guests. Their ghosts apparently still haunt the premises. The building was handed over in 2010 to Volunteers of America, and plans are underway to convert the building to housing ...

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    Jefferson Correctional Institution

    Monticello, Florida

    73.8 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Inmates and guards alike agree that there are spirits abounding in the Jefferson Correctional Institution. Some inmates feel someone tapping on them while they sleep - others see ghostly children playing in the dormitory. A ghostly man on a horse is occasionally seen outside.

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    Fort Cooper State Park

    Inverness, Florida

    75 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This state park was once home to Fort Cooper during the Second Seminole War. Nothing of the fort remains apart from some archaeological finds, but at least one staff member thinks the spirit of an Indian chief still lingers. There aren't many sightings - most people just "feel" ...

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    Palmer House

    Monticello, Florida

    78.1 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Monticello, FL is considered by many to be the "Most Haunted Little Town in Florida". The Palmer House is one of the most active spots in town, and has been investigated by many regional ghost hunting operations. There's quite a little story to this old house: Dr. Palmer was the local ...

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    The Hanging Tree

    Monticello, Florida

    78.1 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The local ghost tours take people by the "old hanging tree" in Monticello, FL, and some swear the souls of those who died here still like to stir things up a bit. The tree is at the intersection of 90 and 19 in Monticello, just outside the court house, ...

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    The Opera House

    Monticello, Florida

    78.1 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The Opera House in Monticello dates back to 1890, and is a regular part of the local ghost tours. Some regional ghost hunting outfits have investigated and claim to have found orbs and other phenomenon there.

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    John Denham House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    78.2 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This bed and breakfast dates back to 1872, and features a "Blue Room" that seems to be the center of most of the paranormal activity. Sarah Denham's ghost is said to appear in the rocking chair in that room.

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    Wirick-Simmons House

    Monticello, Florida

    78.2 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This historic home is one of the oldest in Monticello, dating to 1831. It is owned by the Jefferson County Historical Society and is open for tours (on request). Two ghostly apparitions of women have appeared here - one in pink, in the upstairs window, and another dressed ...

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    Old Jefferson County Jail

    Monticello, Florida

    78.3 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This jail dates back to the end of the 19th century. The local sheriff lived on the ground floor and basement - inmates were housed in the top floor. The small building out back housed female prisoners. It hasn't held an inmate since the mid 20th century, ...

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    Avera-Clarke House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    78.3 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This house, now operating as a bed and breakfast, was built in 1890 by Thomas Clarke, a lawyer, judge and civil war veteran. It is said that his ghost is often seen roaming the house - he appears particularly often to guests staying in the Queen Anne Room.

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    The Daffodale House

    Monticello, Florida

    78.3 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This charming old bed and breakfast lays claim to a number of paranormal sightings. According to their website, strange music is heard coming from the Safari room, pipe smoke inexplicably tinges the air near the elevator, and a "Woman in White" is often seen on the premises.

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    Spring Hill Cemetery

    Brooksville, Florida

    83.8 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The Spring Hill Cemetery, is located off of Fort Dade Ave. in Brooksville. It is an old black cemetery with the earliest "known" burial starting in the late 1800's. At dusk you can see what seems to be a man hanging from a tree limb. Also, groups of spirits can ...

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    The Old Weeks House

    Brooksville, Florida

    85.6 miles from Dixie County, FL

    An old house with quite a lot of colorful "history"... Among other things, locals say that when the house was unoccupied, strange candle lights would appear in the windows, moving slowly from side to side. Check out these snippets from a 2006 article by the Tampa Bay Times: Local ...

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    Brooksville Nursing Manor

    Brooksville, Florida

    85.8 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Just one story here, from a nurse who says she definitely saw a woman enter the room of a patient who was dying.... and that when she herself entered the room, the patient was dead, and no one else was to be seen.

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    Hernando County Court House

    Brooksville, Florida

    85.8 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Built in 1913, this court house is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of a criminal who tried to escape from the second floor. Some say blood stains still appear where he was shot by the bailiff... but we're not so sure.

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    May-Stringer House

    Brooksville, Florida

    85.9 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Now a "Heritage Museum," the May-Stringer House dates back to the 1850s. The ghost of a girl named Jessie who died in the house at just 3 years of age is said to still be felt from time to time, rearranging toys and teacups to suit her whims. ...

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    Sunland Hospital

    Tallahassee, Florida

    87.7 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Sunland Hospital was a notorious eyesore in Tallahassee until it was demolished in 2006. Before then though it was a popular spot for amateur ghost hunters, who claimed to have seen all sorts of eerie things within the crumbling walls. Here's a bit of history about the place... Within a year ...

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    Knott House Museum

    Tallahassee, Florida

    88.3 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This history museum is said to be haunted by a ghost who appeared in a photograph one of the staff members took while doing inventory. The photograph is displayed proudly among the museum's collection.

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    The Lively Building

    Tallahassee, Florida

    88.4 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Once the location of a rough and tumble place called "The Leon Bar" (1892-1904). Several murders took place there, and some locals claim to see ghostly cowboy entities hanging about the corner at night. Note that there is a "Lively House" also in Tallahassee that sometimes gets confused with this ...

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    The Columns

    Tallahassee, Florida

    88.6 miles from Dixie County, FL

    This historic home dates back to 1830 and now houses the James Madison Institute. The paranormal activity here centers around the first floor, where the figure of a woman is sometimes seen walking into the fireplace.

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    Old City Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida

    88.7 miles from Dixie County, FL

    The oldest cemetery in Tallahassee, dating back to 1829. One "resident" of note is Elizabeth Budd Graham (d. 1889) who was known as a "white witch." She has an impressive gravestone that is a must-see.

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    Velda Mound Park

    Tallahassee, Florida

    88.7 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Velda Mound is an archaeological site located in northern Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, United States. The site was first occupied by peoples of the Fort Walton Culture (a regional variation of the Mississippian culture)[1] in the late prehistoric period and during the protohistoric period was part of the extensive Apalachee ...

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    Calvin Phillips Mausoleum - Oakland Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida

    89.1 miles from Dixie County, FL

    Calvin Phillips built himself the first, and most famous, mausoleum in Oakland Cemetery in 1900. He hired a master carpenter to make a cherry-wood casket in the mausoleum, and when it was finished, he crawled inside, locked the door behind him and died. No one is exactly sure why he ...