Haunted Places in Columbia, Mississippi



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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    13 miles from Columbia, MS

    The general and oft-repeated haunting story claims the church has a picture of Jesus that cries blood (right) and there's a man who haunts the fields who was allegedly killed by his own tractor.


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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    15.7 miles from Columbia, MS

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    19.8 miles from Columbia, MS

    Ghostly shadows, full body apparitions and feelings of dread (could that be because you are in a cemetery and confronting your own mortality) are the meat that makeup this haunting report.


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    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    22.4 miles from Columbia, MS

    Although the old bridge has been replaced, legend has it that it used to be haunted by a girl in a prom dress who was killed there.


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    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    35.5 miles from Columbia, MS

    Its an old two story house that has been there for at least 20 to 30 years, unkept, and feels like you're being drawn towards it. Ever time I walk past it, its feels like danger, like something demonic is calling me to come with him or her somewhere. A ...


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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    37.8 miles from Columbia, MS

    There have been reports of a strange and unexplained animal that haunts Myers Creek.


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    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    40.9 miles from Columbia, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young boy who is often seen walking through the cemetery.


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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    45.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    During the Civil War, a man who was in charge of hunting down deserters was killed on the front porch of the Deason Home and as he slowly expired his blood seeped into the wood flooring leaving a stain that could never be washed away. The floor was finally replaced, ...


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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    50 miles from Columbia, MS

    There are allegedly sightings of the ghost of a woman who killed herself in the cemetery after being jilted at the altar.


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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    50.5 miles from Columbia, MS

    Supposedly if you sit on a bench that's in the cemetery you will feel a cold spot (probably not seeping up from the concrete bench) and someone breathing behind you.


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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    51.6 miles from Columbia, MS

    Claims of screaming, eerie noises and other ghostly events. Considering the amount of graffiti and evidence of teen partying littered about the place, there might be a more mundane explanation for the noises coming from the place, but take a walk in the woods and decide for yourself.


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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    54.6 miles from Columbia, MS

    Maple Street Bakery is housed in a building that's over 100 years old and has been a convalescent home, a private house, an art gallery and an insurance office. And, it's said to be haunted, as evidenced by footsteps on the porch, electrical anomalies, doors that open or close by ...


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    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    66.9 miles from Columbia, MS

    Reportedly haunted by two ghosts. The employees refer to one of them as Reggie. The other is just a black mist.


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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    67.3 miles from Columbia, MS

    The graveyard at the church is said to be haunted. People have seen numerous apparitions there.


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    70.8 miles from Columbia, MS

    In the cemetery there is a marble headstone marking the grave of a boy named Michael Brown. Michael was allegedly killed by a hit and run driver who was rumored to be caught when details of the crash somehow came to be carved on the back of the headstone ...


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    Bay Town Inn

    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

    71.7 miles from Columbia, MS

    The former Bay Town Inn was destroyed by a storm surge during Hurricane Katrina, but guests at the current inn have reported encountering the apparitions of a French family who built the original house, as well as hearing whispering voices. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bay St. Louis City Hall Building

    John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

    71.8 miles from Columbia, MS

    The Bay St. Louis City Hall, a 109-year-old municipal building that once housed the city jail, is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses say objects move on their own, doors open and close, bright lights appear, and footsteps can be heard on the steps. According to reports, in 1928 a man ...


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    Harbour Oaks Inn

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    73.6 miles from Columbia, MS

    Once the "Crescent Hotel" during the Civil War, this building was later a hospital, and eventually became the celebrated "Harbour Oaks Inn" under the ownership of Diane and Anthony Brugger. Several ghosts were known to exist on premises. Sadly, the Harbour Oaks Inn was completely demolished by Hurricane Katrina in ...


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    The Blue Rose

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    73.6 miles from Columbia, MS

    The ghost of the woman who used to own the place appears in mirrors and in the front hall. Although it used to be a restaurant it is now a place where weddings and other events are held.


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    Devil Worshiper Road

    Waynesboro, Mississippi

    74.5 miles from Columbia, MS

    There's no one definite story or location. The entire road is haunted. All stories involve a satanic cult involving sacrifice, and other occult behaviors. Cars traveling the road at night report engines shutting off and an ominous feeling of being watched. Some instances also claim seeing shadows around the vehicle, ...


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    75.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    Legend claims that the office of a man who reportedly died at his desk is haunted by his ghost. People claim to hear strange noises and the sounds of doors opening and closing coming from the office when there is no one in there.


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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    75.2 miles from Columbia, MS

    -Built in 1816, Fort Pike was named after Zebulon Pike of Pike's Peak fame. The site was abandoned in 1890--by the living, anyway. Some say the ghost of a sergeant has been seen about the place, and witnesses have described a feeling of being watched as well as the sound ...


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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    76.4 miles from Columbia, MS

    Known to locals as the Ghost Swamp, it is said to be haunted by Julie Brown, a Creole voodoo priestess. In 1915, reports say she cursed the town of Frenier, singing odd songs about taking the town with her when she died. On the day she did die, a hurricane ...


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    76.5 miles from Columbia, MS

    This 1908 historic inn is rumoured to have a ghost or two haunting one of the rooms, where guests have reported feeling temperature drops and having furniture moved around the suite at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cabana Courtyard Apartments

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    79.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    Residents of this apartment block have reported hearing the sound of someone falling down the stairs and the sounds of babies crying, and seeing a shadowy figure standing on the stairs of the apartment. Footsteps are heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Keesler Air Force Base

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    79.9 miles from Columbia, MS

    Three distinct hauntings are said to have occurred at the Air Force Base. The first ghost is reported to have been the ghost of a cadet who hanged himself to death and his was said to be a malevolent entity who haunted the room he died in. His ...


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    Aunt Jenny's Catfish Restaurant

    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    83.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    Multiple reports of haunted happenings in Aunt Jenny's. Lights flicker, and light bulbs unscrew themselves. A man also appears in the bar and vanishes.


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    Rock 'n Roll Graveyard

    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    83.8 miles from Columbia, MS

    William Seymour Memorial Cemetery is commonly called the Rock n' roll graveyard by locals due to the prevalence of parties that teenagers have there. Regardless, there are some reports of hauntings, most notably of a woman in white rocking in a rocking chair(?).


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    Johns Bayou Road and Mt. Pleasant

    Vancleave, Mississippi

    86.6 miles from Columbia, MS

    Allegedly several car accidents have all occurred where someone driving alone at night is struck by a phantom car that comes out of nowhere and disappears. No reports on the blood alcohol level of the drivers making the claims at the time of the crashes.


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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    88 miles from Columbia, MS

    Ghost sightings in mirrors, cold spots and eerie footsteps are all reported at the hotel.


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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    88.2 miles from Columbia, MS

    Mona Lisa Lane is near Popp's Fountain, in the southwest corner of City Park. Local legend has it that in the early 1900s, a wealthy philanthropist provided the city with a large collection of statues, with the condition that one of them in particular be given preferential treatment and must ...


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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89 miles from Columbia, MS

    This 1879, predominately in-ground cemetery was used to buried the poorest folk, many of whom passed away in violent circumstances. It is said that visitors can feel the sad souls who linger here.


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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89 miles from Columbia, MS

    This unassuming little home is featured in Victor C. Klein's book "New Orleans Ghosts."  It is said that for a time in the late 1970s the home was riddled with paranormal activity. Voices, footsteps and menacing presences were constant in the home, to the point that the new homeowners ...


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    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    This cemetery, which honors Saint Roch, patron saint of dogs and invalids, is said to be haunted by a large black ghost dog. According to reports, the dog has shown up both on photographs and videotape. Guided cemetery tours are available.


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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    Founded in 1872, this well-known cemetery is the final resting place of 9 Lousiana governors, 7 mayors of New Orleans, and 3 Confederate generals. Singer Louis Prima also is buried here. Some of the gravesites here are said to house restless haunts. In addition to living sightseers, the cemetery is ...


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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.2 miles from Columbia, MS

    Even if it weren't haunted this cemetery would be worth seeing due to the ambiance of an old gothic style cemetery falling into ruin.


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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.4 miles from Columbia, MS

    The Haunted Mortuary is a haunted attraction that began its life as a Victorian mansion, built in 1872 by Mary Slattery. In 1928, PJ McMahon purchased the property to turn it into a giant funeral business, which performed some 20,000 funerals occurred here over the years. So the story goes, ...


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    Grand Gulf Military State Park

    Port Gibson, Mississippi

    89.5 miles from Columbia, MS

    Reported to be haunted by a headless ghost.


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    Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.5 miles from Columbia, MS

    This bar is said to be haunted by former owner Ernie K-Doe and his wife. K-Doe was an R&B singer who once had a hit record called “Mother-in-Law.” He passed away in 2001, and his widow Antoinette ran the place until her death in 2009--but as reports say, they never ...


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    Madame Mineurcanal's House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.8 miles from Columbia, MS

    According to the scary tales told about this place, Madame Mineurcanal, a former owner, hanged herself from an overhead beam on the third floor after killing her beloved dog. Her apparition has been seen here with her little white dog. Cold spots, moaning sounds and a dog's barking also have ...


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    The Lookout Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.8 miles from Columbia, MS

    The appropriately named hotel used to be an actual lookout along the Mississippi River. Some say parties can be heard going on in unoccupied rooms, and cold spots and unexplained noises have been noted by guests. There is also a bathtub that fills itself, reported to be linked to a ...


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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.9 miles from Columbia, MS

    A paranormal investigator owns this 1900s bed-and-breakfast that is reportedly haunted by many spirits. They have been known to open and close the doors.


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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.9 miles from Columbia, MS

    This building has a number of stories connected to it - but alas, all of them have been proved false. One said the house was built to quarter the Spanish troops of King Carlos IV of Spain, and hence it is sometimes known as the old Spanish barracks. ...


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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.9 miles from Columbia, MS

    At this bed-and-breakfast, you may share your lodgings with something kindly, but supernatural. Witnesses say an apparition appears at the top of the stairs, guests sometimes feel a kiss on their cheek as they go to sleep (or even get a pat on the rear), and the smell of frying ...


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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    90 miles from Columbia, MS

    At this historic hotel, guests have reported hearing parties going on in rooms that are vacant.


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    Lamothe Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    90 miles from Columbia, MS

    A ghostly woman in red is apparently sighted frequently as well as the sounds of ghostly children at play.


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    Lanaux Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    90 miles from Columbia, MS

    This 1876 bed-and-breakfast inn boasts the ghost of original owner Charles Johnson. His apparition has been seen walking through the house, all dressed in black.


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    Bacchanal

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    90 miles from Columbia, MS

    Reports say that this old bar houses many spirits, and not just the drinking kind. Witnesses say that inside, the presence of those who are no longer with us can be felt.


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    90.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    The ghost of a woman whose fiance died before they could be wed is said to appear weeping at his grave in the cemetery.


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    Le Richelieu Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    90.1 miles from Columbia, MS

    Reported to have been built on the site of an old execution site for the Spanish army, it is claimed that the soldiers who died on the spot continue to haunt the hotel to this day.


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