Haunted Places in Austwell, Texas



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    Angel Rose Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Rockport, Texas

    28.3 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    Presidio La Bahía

    Goliad, Texas

    37.3 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 pain.


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    Tarpon Inn

    Port Aransas, Texas

    40.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 everywhere.


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    Berclair Mansion

    Goliad, Texas

    46.6 miles from Austwell, TX

    Built in 1936, this grand old mansion almost seems out of place in this rural town. Furnished with rare antiques, the building is haunted by the apparition of an eccentric elderly woman who lived there alone for years prior to her death. The story goes that workmen restoring the ...


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    Blackbeard's On the Beach

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    51.7 miles from Austwell, TX

    It's unsure exactly who haunts this beachside restaurant, but witnesses say he opens doors, makes salt shakers jump and chairs move, and plays other harmless pranks. An apparition was recorded walking in the back dining area after hours. Some believe the ghost is a man who was killed long ago ...


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    USS Lexington

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    51.9 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    Wilson Plaza

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    53.2 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    Days Inn Hotel

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    55.2 miles from Austwell, TX

    The ghost of the famous Tejano singer Selena is said to wander about the room in which she was shot here. Though her apparition has not been seen, folks have reported the faint sound of singing and the smell of roses, along with an overwhelming feeling of sadness.


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    Dog and Bee Pub

    Beeville, Texas

    55.2 miles from Austwell, TX

    A man in a trench coat haunts this English-style pub. Glassware has been thrown off shelves by unseen hands, and chandeliers reportedly swing back and forth of their own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Yorktown Memorial Hospital

    Yorktown, Texas

    57.5 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    Old Yoakum Community Hospital

    Yoakum, Texas

    64.7 miles from Austwell, TX

    A murdered nurse and a priest who had polio are the two main haunts here. EVPs are picked up, full-bodied apparitions are seen, and EMF meters spike. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Alice Lake

    Alice, Texas

    85.1 miles from Austwell, TX

    Local legend tells of a little girl who drowned here. Witnesses on the pier have heard her crying for help, seen orbs of light, and felt cold spots.


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    Saint James Inn

    Gonzales, Texas

    85.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    The 1914 historic inn was built by a merchant seaman, and is allegedly haunted by the former owner, his daughter and three other separate entities. Guest reports range from being awoken by a ghostly man in a dinner suit to seeing a female spirit in old-fashioned clothing roaming the ...


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    Sutherlands Lumber

    Alice, Texas

    86.2 miles from Austwell, TX

    The site was formerly a Wal-Mart, where a ghost they called Matilde or Matilda liked to play pranks on the employees, damaging merchandise and causing accidents. The building is said to be on the site of the Collins Family homestead, the family who founded the town of Alice. The Old ...


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    Texas A and M - Edward N. Jones Auditorium

    Kingsville, Texas

    87 miles from Austwell, TX

    The 1942 auditorium is said to be haunted by the ghost of a worker who died when he fell out of the rafters during construction. He is said to turn the lights on and off, lock the doors, and knock the costumes off the racks.


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    Old Hospital

    Alice, Texas

    87 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    Old Rialto Theater

    Alice, Texas

    87.1 miles from Austwell, TX

    The theater closed in the 1980s, but employees there claimed to see shadowy apparitions in the halls and described an eerie feeling of being watched by a presence in the upper levels.


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    Texas A and M - College Hall Bell Tower

    Kingsville, Texas

    87.2 miles from Austwell, TX

    The bell tower is said to be haunted by a man who hung himself here. At midnight, his shadow is said to appear on all four corners of the bell.


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    Texas A and M - Lewis Hall

    Kingsville, Texas

    87.3 miles from Austwell, TX

    The hall is said to be haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses have seen her apparition, felt cold spots, and described an uneasy feeling of being watched.


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    Texas A and M - Turner-Bishop Hall

    Kingsville, Texas

    87.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    Von Minden Hotel

    Schulenburg, Texas

    89.3 miles from Austwell, TX

    Built in 1927, the Von Minden Hotel is rumored to be haunted by at least two ghosts, perhaps stemming from two known deaths here. Long ago in Room 23, a railroad worker died of an illness in his sleep, and in Room 37 a WWII veteran jumped after finding that ...


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    Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital

    Luling, Texas

    101.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 eyes.


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    Milam Street

    Seguin, Texas

    106.2 miles from Austwell, TX

    Milam Street is haunted, locals say, by a headless ghost. Although the ghost's identity is unknown, his pattern is unwavering: He walks from Riverside Cemetery due north. He's thought to be a Confederate soldier who lost his head to a cannonball.


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    Texas Lutheran University

    Seguin, Texas

    106.8 miles from Austwell, TX

    The Wupperman Theatre is said to house the ghost of a small girl wearing a blue dress, and she seems to want to play hide-and-seek. Lights flicker and the trap door opens by itself at times. In the Trinity Building dorm, lights can be seen to flicker on and off, ...


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    The San Marcos River Entity

    Luling, Texas

    107 miles from Austwell, TX

    An invisible presence haunts the banks of the San Marcos River. An ominous feeling and impressions in the grass mark the place where the invisible presence passes.


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    Woman Hollering Creek

    Schertz, Texas

    112.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 her ...


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    Witch's Grave - Katy Magnolia Cemetery

    Katy, Texas

    114.7 miles from Austwell, TX

    The urban legends on witch stories never fail to slay me. This one is just as fascinating. So apparently there was allegedly a 200 lb sphere on top of the Witch's Grave monument and if you read the inscription, looked away and looked back really fast, it would ...


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    Faust Hotel

    New Braunfels, Texas

    119.1 miles from Austwell, TX

    There have been newspaper articles written about this hotel's ghost. It has been seen drifting in the hallways on an upper floor, floating through closed doors, and turning the water and electricity on an off, among other things.


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    Office Building

    Houston, Texas

    119.6 miles from Austwell, TX

    Employees here have witnessed footstep sounds and elevators opening by themselves. Objects have been reported to move and disappear, reappearing in different places.


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    Kingsgate Village

    Houston, Texas

    120.3 miles from Austwell, TX

    The ghost of a girl apparently haunts the apartment complex. There's a story of her ghost seeking revenge and killing her unfaithful boyfriend but the story is so obviously the product of an overactive, watched-too-many-B-movies mentality that we can't be bothered to reproduce here. Just because one believes ...


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    Adobe Verde

    New Braunfels, Texas

    120.3 miles from Austwell, TX

    Once a 1920s electric cotton gin and now a Tex-Mex restaurant, Adobe Verde is the home of Frank, a ghost who likes to play pranks. According to local legend, Frank was a groundskeeper and a victim of unrequited love--he hanged himself from the rafters, and his spirit never left the ...


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    Thompson Island Bridge

    San Marcos, Texas

    121.5 miles from Austwell, TX

    Thompson Island Bridge is said to be a favorite spot for the spirit of a Confederate soldier. His apparition, with his rifle, is said to appear more often before or during times of war. According to legend, the man lived in a nearby cabin and had made a promise with ...


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    Old Greenhouse Road

    Katy, Texas

    122.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    Urban legend has it that if you turn off your headlights and drive around the corner to the bridge slowly, a mist will form into person-shape. It is said to be the spirit of an older woman who died in a car accident here.


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    Patterson Road Bridge

    Houston, Texas

    122.6 miles from Austwell, TX

    At this bridge on Patterson Road, which runs between Highway 6 and Eldridge, visitors have experienced some strange events. It is said that if you park your car on it at night, you will hear tapping all over it. The spirits doing it are reported to be ghostly soldiers who ...


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    2309 Wichita Street

    Houston, Texas

    127.8 miles from Austwell, TX

    The unusually pointy and turreted private home at 2309 Wichita St., made up of half-timbered gables, spires and rooftop decks, is rumored to be haunted, perhaps by former owner and former VA nurse Charles Fondow, who passed away in 2011 in a Barbados hospital at age 64 after becoming ill ...


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    Patterson Street

    Houston, Texas

    128.7 miles from Austwell, TX

    Some say if you drive down the street slowly you will see black figures begin to follow the car and see handprints appear on the windows. The car will feel very cold in spots.


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    Old Downtown Library - Julia Ideson Building

    Houston, Texas

    129.8 miles from Austwell, TX

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a former caretaker and his dog.


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    Bob Casey Federal Courthouse

    Houston, Texas

    130 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    130.3 miles from Austwell, TX

    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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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    130.3 miles from Austwell, TX


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital - Elder Street Artists Lofts

    Houston, Texas

    130.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    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 ...


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital

    Houston, Texas

    130.4 miles from Austwell, TX

    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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    Spaghetti Warehouse

    Houston, Texas

    130.5 miles from Austwell, TX

    Supposedly rife with spirited activity. The haunting tales usually center around an elevator shaft where one or more people plunged to their deaths.


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