Haunted Places in Southside, Alabama



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    Coosa River Sea Serpent

    Gadsden, Alabama

    3.8 miles from Southside, 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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    Crestwood Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    5.4 miles from Southside, 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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    Lucy's Afterlife Night Club

    Gadsden, Alabama

    6.1 miles from Southside, 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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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    7 miles from Southside, 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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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    8.3 miles from Southside, 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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    Mountain View Hospital

    Gadsden, Alabama

    10.2 miles from Southside, AL

    Strange noises and shadowy masses have been reported by numerous visitors to the hospital.


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    Haunted Bridge

    Gadsden, Alabama

    11 miles from Southside, AL

    Alabama has a lot of haunted bridges. A LOT. And when you are a state who apparently decides a bridge needs to be replaced with a new one, and then moves the old one to a brand new location you can kind of understand how lots of bridge wrecks and ...


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    Coat's Bend Plantation House

    Gadsden, Alabama

    12.5 miles from Southside, AL

    This historic mansion is haunted by a former slave at the plantation house. Residents claim to have seen her standing in the courtyard of the mansion, staring up at them. A male resident was apparently attacked by a flying ghostly light that materialised in the private cemetery adjacent ...


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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    13.7 miles from Southside, AL

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    14.3 miles from Southside, 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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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    14.3 miles from Southside, AL

    You may see orbs and streaks of light from the active spirits at this cemetery across from Mount Pisgah Church.


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    Flatwoods

    Steele, Alabama

    17.5 miles from Southside, 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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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    18.7 miles from Southside, 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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    Piedmont Jacksonville Rd

    Piedmont, Alabama

    19.6 miles from Southside, AL

    This is the Legend of The Ghost Bride Of Piedmont Jacksonville Rd. Legend has it that many years ago on Halloween, a young bride to be was getting ready for her wedding. When she went outside of her house she was attacked and dragged off to the other side ...


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    Fort McClellan

    Anniston, Alabama

    19.7 miles from Southside, 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

    20.9 miles from Southside, 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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    Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

    Anniston, Alabama

    21.1 miles from Southside, AL

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


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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    21.2 miles from Southside, AL


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    21.5 miles from Southside, 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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    Memory Hill Cemetery

    Albertville, Alabama

    25.2 miles from Southside, AL

    Just another haunted cemetery.


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    Albertville Public Library

    Albertville, Alabama

    25.7 miles from Southside, AL

    An elevator that runs by itself. Water faucets that turn on and off. Are the former owners of this home-turned-library angry at the intrusion into their afterlives or just trying to say hello?


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    Main Street Strip

    Albertville, Alabama

    26 miles from Southside, AL

    Apparently the entire length of Main Street is haunted by the ghosts of tornado victims. Residents hear screaming and footsteps and other ghostly sounds.


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    28.2 miles from Southside, 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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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    29.5 miles from Southside, AL

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


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    30.3 miles from Southside, 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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    Whole Backstage Theater

    Guntersville, Alabama

    33.5 miles from Southside, AL

    A pyromaniac ghost? That might be a first. Rumored to be haunted by an old man ghost with a fondness for flammables as well as a young boy who is often heard laughing.


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    Abbie's House

    Guntersville, Alabama

    35.5 miles from Southside, AL

    This home dates back to 1909 and is registered by the local historical society. All the locals know it as "Abbie's House," as it was built and lived in by Abbie Smith, who founded the United Methodist church in nearby Warrenton, AL. Many subsequent owners of the home ...


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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    37 miles from Southside, 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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    Cooley Cemetery

    Guntersville, Alabama

    38.5 miles from Southside, AL

    It is said that a mysterious fog covers this area day or night, and it surrounds the gravestones.


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    Pinson Cemetery

    Pinson, Alabama

    40.8 miles from Southside, 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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    Birmingham Racecourse

    Birmingham, Alabama

    43.8 miles from Southside, 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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    Jack Cole Road

    Hayden, Alabama

    44.1 miles from Southside, AL


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    Bass Cemetery

    Birmingham, Alabama

    44.5 miles from Southside, AL

    Screams are heard and a heavy presence is felt.


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    Moncrief Cemetery

    Gardendale, Alabama

    48.7 miles from Southside, AL

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


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    Woodland Hospital

    Cullman, Alabama

    49.7 miles from Southside, AL

    Although this hospital is now closed and operates a geriatric-psych ward, employees tell tales of "Homer" a ghost who roamsthe halls. He is known to flush toilets, independently operate ice machines and brush past people leaving them with chills. Both staff and patients of this former hospital have ...


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    Desoto Falls

    Mentone, Alabama

    49.7 miles from Southside, AL

    The ghost of an old woman and her dog is said to wander the area around Desoto Falls. Allegedly the ghost of the old woman was angered at not having a properly marked grave after thieves stole her burial money so she wandered the hills. The legend has it that ...


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    Old Walker Chapel Cemetery

    Coalburg, Alabama

    50.7 miles from Southside, 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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    Union Cemetery

    Woodville, Alabama

    52 miles from Southside, AL

    It is alleged that you can hear the screams of soldiers who died in the Civil War at this cemetery.


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    Rock Building

    Bremen, Georgia

    52.3 miles from Southside, AL

    This clubhouse for the local tennis courts is believed to be haunted. Staff and members claim to have seen the apparition of a young man wandering the building after hours, who is believed to have drowned in the city swimming pool. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Southside, 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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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    52.4 miles from Southside, 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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    Hell's Gates

    Huntsville, Alabama

    52.6 miles from Southside, AL

    Alabama is fond of getting into Hell it seems. Not only is there a Hell's Gates bridge, but there's also this place in Huntsville, which is also called Hell's Gates, which in reality, appears to be nothing more than a set of gates blocking a private driveway to some rich ...


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    Redmont Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    53.1 miles from Southside, 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

    53.1 miles from Southside, 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

    53.1 miles from Southside, 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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    Hodges Cemetery

    Watson, Alabama

    53.2 miles from Southside, 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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    Hotel Highland - Pickwick Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    53.2 miles from Southside, 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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    Berry College

    Rome, Georgia

    54 miles from Southside, AL

    The hauntings at Berry College have earned it the nickname Scary Berry. The ghost of a female student is supposed to haunt Ford Hall. She hanged herself upon receiving news that her boyfriend was killed in World War II. Blackstone Hall has several ghosts, the most well known perhaps being ...


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    Cardiff Cemetery

    Graysville, Alabama

    55.4 miles from Southside, 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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    Little Vine Cemetery

    Southside, Alabama

    55.6 miles from Southside, 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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