Most Haunted Places in Texas

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    Magoffin Homestead

    El Paso, Texas
    The historic Magoffin Home was originally built by El Paso mayor Joseph Magoffin in 1875. His family lived there until 1976, when the City of El Paso and the State of Texas bought it--and apparently also bought the ghosts that came with it. One ghost is believed to be Charles Richardson, Joseph...
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    Jackson Square Apartments

    Amarillo, Texas
    The apartment building has been abandoned for years after being the scene to numerous murders. On the upper floors of the building, where a man shot various tenants who opened their apartment doors, the apparition of a man hanging from a noose has been seen in the corridor, along with the ghostly...
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    W.E. Scott Theatre

    Fort Worth, Texas
    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 were hanging crookedly...
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    EHP Rating: 89.7

    Menger Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas
    This hotel is apparently haunted by dozens of ghosts, including (allegedly) Teddy Roosevelt. As one of the oldest hotels in Texas, it is only natural that many people would have stayed and some would have died within its walls, which might lead to the absolute plethora of ghosts. [gallery...
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    EHP Rating: 89.3

    Old Hospital

    Alice, Texas
    This hospital is now closed, but when it was open there were claims of call bells ringing on their own on the second floor, even when they were unplugged. Since its closing some residents swear they hear moaning coming from the building, and lights flickering in the windows. In more recent...
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    EHP Rating: 88.6

    Plaza Theatre

    El Paso, Texas
    The 1930 Plaza Theatre, originally a movie house, has several ghosts, according to witnesses. Lights turn on and off, and an eerie red-orange light has been seen traveling through the mezzanine. Some of the apparitions here include a shadowy man in black and an elderly man smoking a cigarette. Also...
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    EHP Rating: 88.4

    Rio Grande Plaza Hotel

    Laredo, Texas
    Superstition plays a role in this hotel's haunting, some say. The largest building in Laredo, it's also the only one to have a 13th floor. Other buildings have renumbered their floors to avoid having a 13th, for superstitious reasons. Folks say the haunt in this hotel is a former worker who died in...
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    EHP Rating: 88.4

    Baker Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas
    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 said to remain in the building and...
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    EHP Rating: 88.1

    Camberley Gunter Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas
    Although no body was ever found, a blood-soaked room indicated that something had gone seriously amiss at the Camberley Gunter Hotel. Legend has it that a woman was murdered there in the 1960's and an unsuspecting maid walked in on the murderer as he was escaping out the fire escape of the blood...
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    EHP Rating: 88.0

    USS Lexington

    Corpus Christi, Texas
    Known as the Blue Ghost, the USS Lexington is rumored to be haunted by an engine room operator who was killed in battle and several crew members who were killed in a WWII attack. Besides apparitions, witnesses have heard doors slam, seen lights go off on their own, and felt cold...
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    EHP Rating: 87.9

    Colonial Hotel

    Brownsville, Texas
    According to the Texas Hauntings Society, this hotel has several reports of unexplained activity - particularly in room 101, where unseen hands were felt grabbing at guests underneath the sheets, and a creepy apparition of an infant was seen and...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Roma Historic Plaza

    Roma, Texas
    The Roma Historic District in Roma, Texas preserves an intact example of a border town in the lower Rio Grande valley. The town was an important port and transshipment point on the Rio Grande from 1829 to the 1880s. The apparition of a beautiful girl in a flowing white dress has been seen in...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Museum of the Southwest

    Midland, Texas
    Folks say the ghost of a former owner, who was murdered here before the mansion was turned into a museum, haunts the upstairs portion of the...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Baker Mansion

    Weatherford, Texas
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 87.2

    Hotel Galvez

    Galveston, Texas
    Said to be the oldest hotel on the island, Hotel Galvez has a haunted room 505. Reports say that very few people actually stay all night in that room, because there is an eerie presence that makes them feel uncomfortable. The mysterious scent of gardenias is said to be a clue to the ghost's...
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    EHP Rating: 87.1

    Casa De Palmas Renaissance McAllen Hotel

    McAllen, Texas
    The 1918 Renaissance Casa De Palmas Hotel said to be haunted by the ghost of an elderly lady who appears in the basement. Another female apparition, or perhaps two, have been seen wearing black veils. Police officers were once called to check on a strange woman walking around on one of the...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    The Huebner-Onion House

    Leon Valley, Texas
    Ghosts of former inhabitants are said to haunt the house. People claim to hear noises that indicate someone is climbing the stairs....
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    EHP Rating: 86.1

    Mulberry Manor

    Sweetwater, Texas
    This establishment is reported to no longer be in the bed-and-breakfast business; it is uncertain at this time what sort of business is here now. The place was a hospital during the Civil War and a mental institution in the early 1900s. Witnesses say a Civil War general's apparition has been seen...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Wunsche Brothers Cafe and Saloon

    Spring, Texas
    A benign and lively ghost apparently haunts this cafe in Spring, Texas. The ghost is believed to be the original owner Charlie Wunsche. Although the ghost appears more inclined to mischievous pranks - holding doors closed, hiding items and messing with electronics- he has been sighted by...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Shary Mansion

    Palmhurst, Texas
    The ghost of former owner Mr Shary has been seen walking across the road from the cemetery he was buried in back to his house. People have also seen the apparition sitting on the front porch in a rocking chair. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Our Lady of the Lake University

    San Antonio, Texas
    Long dead nuns continue to roam the campus as well as the mischievous ghost that alums have taken to calling Jack. Jack is blamed for every prank and missing item in the dorms (which probably tickles live pranksters to no end). ...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    The Hamilton Hotel

    Laredo, Texas
    The 1900 building boasts an additional 9 floors that were added in 1923. It is said to be the tallest in Laredo. Folks have reported the ghostly sounds of children running and playing in the...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    The Bull Ring

    Fort Worth, Texas
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Southwind Inn

    Port Isabel, Texas
    Visitors--and staff members, too--have reported seeing apparitions at the Southwind Inn. According to reports, there are ghost children and a Victorian-era lady on the inn's the third...
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    EHP Rating: 85.3

    The Historic Ott Hotel

    Liberty, Texas
    This 1928 historic hotel is said to be haunted by several spirits. Two are thought to be Anna and Joshua, a couple who were killed under mysterious circumstances while Anna was having an affair in the hotel in 1930. Oddly enough, they were said to have been killed by the same bullet. The famed...
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    EHP Rating: 85.2

    Wilson Plaza

    Corpus Christi, Texas
    Originally called the Nixon Building, the 1927 building is said to be a hot spot for paranormal activity. Witnesses have had a feeling of being watched, seen shadow figures and heard unexplained noises in their offices here, in the early mornings or late at night. The elevators are said to stop at...
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Loretto Academy

    El Paso, Texas
    Rumor has it that the bell tower is haunted by the ghost of a nun who lost her life in the bell tower. While there are many variations of the story - accidental death, suicide over pregnancy, murdered through being locked away and starved - the particulars of the haunting remain the same; people...
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Texas A and M - Turner-Bishop Hall

    Kingsville, Texas
    Each hall has its own ghost. At Bishop Hall, a ghostly girl is said to play with students' hair, unlock doors, drag furniture in empty rooms, andn run the showers. At Turner Hall in the second-floor restroom, a black shadow is said to pass quickly from the last toilet to the east...
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Huntsman Chemcial Plant

    Conroe, Texas
    In the administrative building of the chemical plant, the apparition of a tall pale man has been seen wandering the corridors. He is believed to be a former worker who died in an explosion here. Doors open and close by themselves, and night patrol staff have reportedly been followed by a small...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville - Walls Unit

    Huntsville, Texas
    Although it hasn't been in use since the 1950s, this unit, an abandoned death row, is said to be haunted. Witnesses describe apparitions and unexplained sounds here as well as on the nearby catwalk; it is reported that on one Halloween, a correctional supervisor recorded the sound of a disembodied...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Haunted Hill School

    Grapevine, Texas
    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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    EHP Rating: 84.3

    Littlefield House

    Austin, Texas
    Allegedly haunted by the original mistress of the house Alice Littlefield. She is variously reported to have been either insane or possibly agoraphobic, whatever the case, it appears that she rarely left the house in life and it is claimed that her ghost still haunts it to this day. People claim...
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    EHP Rating: 84.2

    Terrell Castle - Lambermont

    San Antonio, Texas
    Haunted by the former owner who committed suicide there. In addition there are apparently ghostly children who play on the stairs....
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    EHP Rating: 84.1

    Spaghetti Warehouse

    Houston, Texas
    Supposedly rife with spirited activity. The haunting tales usually center around an elevator shaft where one or more people plunged to their...
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    EHP Rating: 83.9

    Miss Molly's Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas
    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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    EHP Rating: 83.5

    Abandoned Asylum

    San Antonio, Texas
    Although this place boasts a number of ghostly activities -screaming, moaning, doors opening and closing of their own volition -this property is owned by the county and you are just as likely to encounter a police officer arresting you for trespassing than a ghost. There have been numerous...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Driskill Hotel

    Austin, Texas
    At this historic hotel, there is a portrait of a little girl holding some flowers on the third floor that causes a bit of a buzz -- literally as well as figuratively. Folks say that when they look at it, they get a curious tingling sensation of their heels being lifted into the air. After that,...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Dr. White's Sanitorium - Old Insane Asylum

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall

    Nacogdoches, Texas
    On the third floor, rumor has it that a female student once jumped out the window after playing with a Ouija board. Her ghost causes the lights in the shower room to flicker at the same time every night, at the exact time she died. Her apparition has been seen at the end of the hall, wearing...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital

    Luling, Texas
    Mr. Davis himself is said to haunt this hospital. Staff have reported that doors open and close by themselves and medicine has been knocked to the ground before their...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    University of the Incarnate Word

    San Antonio, Texas
    In the main administration building, which was built in 1922, there is said to be a spirit of a little boy playing with a bouncng ball on the 3rd floor. The 4th floor was once used as a quarantine area for TB, and many spirits are said to linger from that time. Cold spots and electrical anomalies...
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    EHP Rating: 82.8

    Oakwood Cemetery

    Huntsville, Texas
    At this cemetery where renowned General Sam Houston is buried, there is a statue commonly called "Black Jesus." According to legend, the bronze statue was erected over the grave of a 5-year-old boy, and it sooned turned deep black. No amount of cleaning could restore the color of the statue. It is...
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Cadillac Bar

    San Antonio, Texas
    Haunted by the former owner and a former employee. The malevolent activity is (of course) attributed to the female employee while the former owner is apparently benign and just prone to appearing in the storage...
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Jefferson Davis Hospital

    Houston, Texas
    The hospital opened in 1925, and it had been built over an 1840s city cemetery that held thousands of graves. Many were unmarked, suspected to be cholera and yellow fever victims. Although some gravesites were moved, it is said that the actual remains were not transferred along with them. The...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Martha Chapel Cemetery - Demon's Road

    Huntsville, Texas
    Bowden Road is called Demon's Road by some locals, because of all the hauntings that have been reported here. It leads to Martha Chapel Cemetery. Locals warn visitors here not to provoke the spirits, as ghosts have been known to follow visitors home. A hand reportedly came up out of a grave,...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    North Texas State Hospital

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    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....
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Anson Lights

    Anson, Texas
    The Anson Ghost Lights are found by turning right at Alsupps toward the graveyard just outside of town. Turn right down a dirt road that travels along the cemetery. Then, at the crossroads, turn the car around so it faces the main road, turn off the engine, and flash the headlights three times. In...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Hotel Lawrence Dallas

    Dallas, Texas
    This hotel opened in 1925, and a lot of mysterious happenings occur here. On the 10th floor, witnesses have reported the sound of crying and footsteps in high heels, along with cold spots and strange shadows -- it is said that a woman in the 1940s jumped or fell to her death from the presidential...
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    EHP Rating: 82.2

    Jefferson Davis Hospital - Elder Street Artists Lofts

    Houston, Texas
    Elder Street Artists Lofts, formerly the Jefferson Davis Hospital, is said to be haunted by deceased hospital patients. The activity here is said to stem from the fact that the site was built over an 1800s cemetery where about 3,000 Civil War and yellow fever victims were buried. Before the site...
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    EHP Rating: 82.1

    Yorktown Memorial Hospital

    Yorktown, Texas
    The 1940s hospital closed around 1988, but apparently all of its patients haven't moved out. Witnesses say they have been punched, slapped, kicked or scratched by something unseen, and shadow figures have been seen in the hallways. A man named T.J. who died of a heroin overdose here is said to be...
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    EHP Rating: 81.5

    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital

    San Antonio, Texas
    Allegedly haunted by a headless nun. ...
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    EHP Rating: 81.5

    Victoria's Black Swan Inn

    San Antonio, Texas
    A variety of ghostly activity has been claimed at this current wedding venue. Full-body apparitions, dolls moving location, eerie music, cold spots, doors opening and closing under their own volition and other haunted happenings....
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    EHP Rating: 81.3

    The Crazy Water Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas
    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 to drink the water until...
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    EHP Rating: 81.0

    Home Depot

    Austin, Texas
    This Home Depot is rumored to be haunted by a ghost employees call Fred. Actually, according to a report, the ghost is a craftsman named Herbert who passed away at age 74 in his workshop. He was cremated, and his ashes were let go in the outdoor garden section of Home Depot, to let him rest in...
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    EHP Rating: 81.0

    La Lomita Chapel

    Mission, Texas
    The historic La Lomita Chapel is said to be haunted by the apparition of a nun who appears suspended in the air in a prayer posture. The apparition has been spotted in broad...
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    EHP Rating: 80.8

    Lake Worth Castle

    Fort Worth, Texas
    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 seen running across the entrance...
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    EHP Rating: 80.8

    Old Southwestern General Hospital

    El Paso, Texas
    At Old Southwestern General Hospital, there is said to be a ghost nurse who changes bedsheets and walks the halls in the hospital's empty fourth floor. Eerie activity has been reported here since 1936, when a psychic claimed to have sensed the spirits of a woman and of a man who died in an...
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    EHP Rating: 80.7

    Woman Hollering Creek

    Schertz, Texas
    This creek was most probably named after the La Llorona myth. La Larona (the Weeping Woman) is the hispanic boogey-woman. She appears everywhere and the story is always the same: a woman drowns her child in a river/lake/ocean/pond/drainage ditch/bathtub and then spends all eternity wailing for...
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    EHP Rating: 80.6

    1895 Tarlton House

    Hillsboro, Texas
    At this bed-and-breakfast inn, as the name implies built in 1895, builder Mr. Tarlton himself is said to wander in spirit. Rumor has it that he hanged himself on floor 3 after his second wife died. Witnesses have heard his footsteps and felt cool gusts of wind on their faces. There are journals in...
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    EHP Rating: 80.4

    La Posada Hotel

    Laredo, Texas
    Formerly a convent, this hotel is now known for its strange spirits, including some nuns' apparitions. Rumor has it that a spook here will assume the form of living employees to trick people, except that it cannot speak. Witnesses also have reported cold spots and the sound of someone calling out...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Ashton Villa

    Galveston, Texas
    Miss Bettie, daughter of the historic Ashton Villa's first owner James Moreau Brown, is rumored to have haunted the house since its 1975 restoration. Her apparition has been seen in a long turquoise dress on the second-floor landing. Her pianist sister may be here too, some say, because the piano...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Tradewind Airport

    Amarillo, Texas
    Local legend has it that long ago, when the airport was private, a woman found her husband together with his mistress on his private plane. She killed the two lovers and then committed suicide. Her ghost is said to roam the area; the strong smell of perfume is an indicator that she is around. Also,...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Angel Rose Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Rockport, Texas
    The 1881 bed and breakfast is one of only a few historic buildings left on the southern coast of this small township, as many have been destroyed by hurricanes, neglect and fire over the course of a century. Paranormal activity reported at this location includes lights turning on and off by...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Devil's Backbone

    Canyon Lake, Texas
    This beautiful scenic spot in Texas hill country is said to be haunted by a Native American cattle herder named Drago, a fatally injured miner's widow, and the spirit of a wolf. Other spirits seen here include Confederate soldiers, Spanish monks, and an apparition that appears on the hoods of cars...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Dienger Building - Boerne Public Library

    Boerne, Texas
    Dienger Building or Boerne Public Library was built by Joseph and Ida Dienger in 1887. It was originally a dry-goods grocery store with the family living quarters upstairs. When the city purchased the building in 1991, ghost stories began to be told. Locals saw lights going on and off in the empty...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Queen Isabel Inn

    Port Isabel, Texas
    The 1906 Queen Isabel Inn, originally called the Point Isabel Tarpon & Fishing Club, was visited by President-Elect Warren G. Harding in November 1920. Despite some remodeling from hurricane damage in 1933 and 1967, the inn remains the area's oldest business and hotel. Witnesses say disembodied...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Port Isabel Cemetery

    Port Isabel, Texas
    Port Isabel Cemetery began with workers on El Fronton de Santa Isabel Ranch since the 1840s, although the oldest gravestones that still stand are from the 1880s. It became a Catholic cemetery (French Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate) in 1849, but folks of all faiths are buried here. The...
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    EHP Rating: 79.4

    Santa Fe Apartments - 2F

    Midland, Texas
    Aparttment 2F is considered haunted after some sort of extremely violent event in the early 2000s. The staff decided to re-rent the place with new doors and carpets. At first the showers would go on by themselves and the closest apartment, which was closed each night, was open at mornings. This...
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    EHP Rating: 79.3

    Austin Tavern

    Austin, Texas
    Rumored to once have been a brothel, the tavern is believed to be haunted by a murdered prostitute named Emily. So the story goes, she and her daughter were killed by soldiers in the 1940s. Witnesses have been pinched, tapped, and watched by an unseen presence, and have heard the sounds of...
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    EHP Rating: 79.2

    Emily Morgan Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas
    This website strives to be a cut above other haunted websites. If you go to practically any other "ghost site" that all seem to have the same stock entries on 'haunted hotspots' you will find an entry like this under the Emily Morgan Hotel: "Floor nine is a very active floor. Having been unaware...
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    EHP Rating: 79.2

    Camino Real

    El Paso, Texas
    Rumor has it that the Camino Real is a haunted hotel. A ghostly woman is said to wander the halls wearing a white gown and a melancholy...
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    EHP Rating: 79.2

    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas
    Those who stay here should be warned: Room 19 is said to be haunted. A hotel employee reported hearing voices from the room when it was vacant, and guests staying there have claimed to feel they were being watched by an unseen...
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    EHP Rating: 79.0

    Schulman Theater

    Bryan, Texas
    Although the theater is reported to be under renovations, it is said to be haunted by a young man who resides in the upstairs projection rooms. In life, he is said to have been killed by his partner, with whom he was arguing, and his body was discovered the following day. Witnesses say the ghost...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Concordia Cemetery

    El Paso, Texas
    At Concordia Cemetery, more than 60,000 folks have been laid to rest, and many lie in UN-rest, according to reports. It's said that the cemetery is so active with apparitions and other strange occurrences that the L&J Café across the street even gets some "business" from the cemetery's...
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    EHP Rating: 78.4

    The University of Texas at Brownsville

    Brownsville, Texas
    It is said that this campus sees a lot of ghostly activity. Ghosts of Cavalrymen and Victorian woman have been spotted, library books have flown off shelves, and jukeboxes play by themselves. The reason for the hauntings is that the art center was once a jail, and the library was once parade...
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    EHP Rating: 78.3

    Fort Sam Houston

    San Antonio, Texas
    The Officer's Quarters are said to be haunted. People claim that items move around on their own volition and people claim to see lights when there is no one there....
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    EHP Rating: 78.3

    Renaissance Dallas Hotel

    Dallas, Texas
    According to local legend, a man jumped to his death from this hotel's roof, landing on the west side of the building. Witnesses say unexplained sounds come from the rooms and that the area of the roof is...
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    EHP Rating: 78.3

    Beckham Hotel

    Mineola, Texas
    This 1880s hotel building is said to be haunted. One ghost, called Elizabeth, wears a long dress and often carries a parasol. Reports say she is most often seen on the stairs on Mondays at about 3 a.m. She is said to have fallen down the stairs to her death. Another spirit believed to be here is a...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Dimmit County Memorial Hospital

    Carrizo Springs, Texas
    Between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., witnesses report seeing the ghost of a nurse in old-fashioned clothing in the...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Presidio La Bahía

    Goliad, Texas
    This fort, originally founded in 1721, was the site of many Texas Revolution conflicts including the Battle of Goliad and the Goliad Massacre. Folks have reported seeing ghostly massacred soldiers and hearing their cries of...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Fire Station #9

    El Paso, Texas
    Fire Station No. 9, say the firefighters who work here, has a ghost: Woodard Bloxom, a former captain who died battling a warehouse fire across the street in 1934. The ghost is said to be friendly, and may forewarn the firefighters about impending calls. The men have witnessed cold spots,...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    University of Texas at El Paso - Seamon Hall

    El Paso, Texas
    One ghost story at Seamon Hall on the University of Texas at El Paso campus tells of a ghostly janitor who passed away after stashing his money somewhere in the building. Another tells of a female student who was murdered by her boyfriend at a tea party held by the dean in the 1930s or 1940s, and...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Arthouse Apartment Living

    Keller, Texas
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Bob Casey Federal Courthouse

    Houston, Texas
    This courthouse is said to be haunted by a former judge who died after complications from surgery. Apparently, unable to let his work go, even after death, he continues to haunt the building. People claim that his chambers are colder than the rest of the building (no reports on the number of air...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Witches Gate

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    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 of the...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Murders at Hammon and Hatton

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    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 couple has been reported...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Evergreen Cemetery

    El Paso, Texas
    The ghost boy at Evergreen Cemetery is said to stand on the sidewalk and ask passersby for a ride in the wee hours of the morning. Also, a mist and a strong smell are said to materialize near the train tracks behind the...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Tarpon Inn

    Port Aransas, Texas
    At this 1886 hotel, reports from a guest say that at 3 a.m. their bathroom glowed pink, voices were heard above them and in the shower, and cold spots seemed to be...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Sacred Heart Church

    El Paso, Texas
    At the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a ghostly woman in a turn-of-the-century bridal gown is said to weep in the side chapel. According to local lore, the young Mexican woman was left at the altar and shortly thereafter passed away. Her ghost is said to return to the church, hoping to find her...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    The Excelsior House

    Jefferson, Texas
    This old hotel is said to be haunted by a headless ghost who roams the second floor. Another ghost lives here as well: a woman who wears black and carries a baby. It is said that the woman's apparition has frightened many guests, including film director Steven...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Shafter Lake

    Andrews, Texas
    Shafter Lake was named for Major General William Rufus Shafter, who discovered it in 1875. When the town lost a county-seat war with nearby Andrews, it became little more than a ghost town. Folks say a ghostly Lady in White roams the graveyard since that time, and a phantom Confederate troop,...
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    EHP Rating: 76.5

    Devil's Bridge

    San Antonio, Texas
    It is said that the darkness inside is so dense that headlights can't penetrate it for more than a few feet. It is also said that someone or something will catch rocks thrown inside; the thrower will not hear the rock...
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    EHP Rating: 76.5

    Cameron Park - Witch's Castle

    Waco, Texas
    Cameron Park is a busy place for the paranormal - check out nearby "Lover's Leap" and "Jacob's Ladder" for examples. But by far the most well-known story is that of the Witch's Castle, which is the popular name for a set of ruins found deep within the park. There are claims that there are weird...
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    EHP Rating: 76.3

    Burleson House

    Waxahachie, Texas
    This historic two-story residence was built in 1915, and previously managed by a family-owned honey company. This house is one of the most haunted in Texas, with many apparitions being seen and heard in the old house. Doors open and close by themselves, voices are heard at night, and footsteps are...
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    EHP Rating: 76.2

    First Line Apartments

    Pasadena, Texas
    The apparition of a woman in white haunts the apartment complex. She has been seen pacing the hallways and walking in and out of rooms in owners suites. She has also been seen by motorists staring down into the street late at night. Residents have reported hearing strange noises and disembodied...
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    EHP Rating: 76.2

    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas
    The unoccupied second floor is the site of most of the haunting claims. People report ghostly footsteps and items moving as well as the full-body apparition of a large black male ghost....
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    EHP Rating: 76.2

    Alamo Quarry Theatre

    San Antonio, Texas
    Rumors abound that there was a body buried in the foundation of the theater. In addition, people claim there are cold spots and issues with the lights. Some people who claim to have worked there say they've seen the ghost of a child in the projection room....
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    EHP Rating: 76.2

    Mission San José

    San Antonio, Texas
    The legend surrounding the mission's rose window starts with one of its builders, a stonemason whose beloved fell ill and passed away. The rose window was made in her memory, and the stonemason made a memorial surrounding it. Some folks say the woman's ghost can be seen looking out her...
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    EHP Rating: 76.0

    River Legacy Park

    Arlington, Texas
    At River Legacy Park are several places rumored to be haunted. One of them is Hell's Gate, along a shady trail through swampland. Local legend has it that it was along this trail that captured Union spies were marched on their way to be hanged. Here, phantom sobs and prayers are heard, and along...
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    EHP Rating: 75.9

    Rogers Hotel

    Waxahachie, Texas
    The building that once housed the Rogers Hotel is now reported to be an office building, but it has a haunted history. According to reports, a live-in maintenance man got the fright of his life when a stranger in period clothing knocked at his door while the hotel was still under renovation. He...