Haunted Places in Deming, New Mexico



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    312 S. Lead Street

    Deming, New Mexico

    My grandparents owned a white adobe home with a terrace at the front of the home with stairs that went down into the backyard. In the interior, there was a fake fireplace in the living room. The home had been for sale or rent when they moved to Deming ...


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    Holy Cross Sanatorium

    Deming, New Mexico

    A former TB hospital, many patients died here. People report eerie feelings at the site. Although most of the rumors are pure urban legend -satanic cults, bottomless pits, etc.- are not based in any fact that we have found.


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    Chino Mines Creek

    Bayard, New Mexico

    40.2 miles from Deming, NM

    The ghost of a woman whose children drowned in the creek is said to walk the banks crying for them.


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    Buffalo Bar

    Silver City, New Mexico

    45.9 miles from Deming, NM

    Diners at this old-fashioned bar and grill have reported hearing a female voice when no one is around. Others claim to have encountered an impatient spirit, whose presence is heralded by the relentless tapping of an invisible foot against the floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Palace Hotel

    Silver City, New Mexico

    45.9 miles from Deming, NM

    The 1880's hotel and saloon has been restored to it's former elegance, and is supposedly haunted due to a murder that took place on the second floor. In several room, guests and housekeeping staff have reportedly caught sight of a vanishing bloodstain in the ornate bathrooms, while others have ...


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    Rio Grande - Las Cruces New Mexico

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    54.6 miles from Deming, NM

    The cries of a woman who allegedly drowned her kids in the river can be heard along the river banks. She is supposed to be cursed to wander the banks for eternity searching for her children.


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    El Patio

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    56.2 miles from Deming, NM

    The ghost of the woman who owned the restaurant previously is said to haunt it. She moves items and sometimes crashing sounds, as if all the pots were falling can be heard in the kitchen.


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    Double Eagle Restaurant

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    56.3 miles from Deming, NM

    The Double Eagle boasts a rich history and of course, no historic building is complete without a major tragedy and subsequent haunting. The Carlotta Room is reportedly haunted by ghosts with a tragic story of forbidden love and dastardly murder attached to them. When the young master ...


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    Las Cruces Railroad Museum

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    56.8 miles from Deming, NM

    This old train depot now serves as a railroad museum, and is rumoured to be haunted by at least three spirits, including two ghostly men and a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Voices have also been heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Dona Ana County Courthouse

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    57.2 miles from Deming, NM

    This historic courthouse was built in 1937, and is no longer used for judicial affairs. Paranormal investigators here claim to have encountered a violent entity and a shadowy apparition, and have reported hearing voices and feeling cold spots. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Amador Hotel

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    57.3 miles from Deming, NM

    The Amador Hotel, built in 1866, is popular among the area's ghost tours. Witnesses describe apparitions, shadows, malfunctioning flashlights, and scratches that appeared on a man's arm as he was touring the upstairs. That's where Annie is said to reside, a playful spirit who has asked ghost investigators to bring ...


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    Hanger on Hangerlake Road

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    64.5 miles from Deming, NM

    Teenagers attempt to scare the gullible with rumors of "demonic activity" and "satanic rituals" that took place at the hanger. However, there is no evidence of this, and no one over the age of 13 actually believes it. People also claim that someone was murdered in the hanger and their ...


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    Sierra Vista Hospital

    Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

    67.2 miles from Deming, NM

    This is an old hospital and therefore hauntings are layered on hauntings here. Nurses claim to hear babies crying when there are no babies on the floor, doors open and close on their own, electronics go off independent of any living operator and the ghosts of nuns who used to ...


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    Gravity Hill - Thunderbird Drive

    El Paso, Texas

    78.4 miles from Deming, NM

    Gravity hills are interesting natural phenomena that are nature's practical jokes on the gullible. Gravity hills are what happen when a common optical illusion that causes a slight downward slope to appear to be an uphill slope tricks people into thinking that their car is magically going uphill,when in fact, ...


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    Transmountain Road

    El Paso, Texas

    79.3 miles from Deming, NM

    The ghost of an old monk and his donkey are said to walk along this road.


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    Seamon Hall

    El Paso, Texas

    81 miles from Deming, NM

    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 ...


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    University of Texas El Paso

    El Paso, Texas

    81.2 miles from Deming, NM

    University of Texas El Paso, aka UTEP, has more than its share of haunted buildings. Folks say that at Old Main, Cotton Memorial, the Geology Building, Hudspeth Hall and Worrell Hall, there are sounds of footsteps, trash cans that open by themselves and flickering lights. And on the library's fifth ...


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    Union Depot

    El Paso, Texas

    82 miles from Deming, NM

    With more than 100 years of service, it's small wonder that this historic train station would have some occurances. Since opening as the Texas Tech School of Architecture, El Paso in 2012, fellow students have reported several strange occurances on the upper floor, including moving chairs, doors creaking, ...


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    Insights El Paso Science Museum

    El Paso, Texas

    82.1 miles from Deming, NM

    Insights El Paso Science Museum is no more; according to reports, it was demolished in 2013. It was said to be haunted by the Native American spirits, including a chief, and a ghostly woman dressed in white.


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    El Paso Museum of Art

    El Paso, Texas

    82.2 miles from Deming, NM

    El Paso Museum of Art is believed to be haunted by the spirit of an older woman, whose apparition has been seen looking at folks from an upper window. Witnesses also claim that the lights go on and off and doors open and close by themselves. Moaning sounds have been ...


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    Fire Station #11

    El Paso, Texas

    82.3 miles from Deming, NM

    Fire Station No. 11 is said to have a haunted bed that the firefighters refuse to sleep in. Men who have used that bed in the past say the bed shakes, the blankets are tugged at, and their sleep is ruined by unexplained coughing fits.


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    Camino Real

    El Paso, Texas

    82.3 miles from Deming, NM

    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 expression.


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    Plaza Theatre

    El Paso, Texas

    82.3 miles from Deming, NM

    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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    Chase Tower

    El Paso, Texas

    82.3 miles from Deming, NM

    Chase Tower, formerly the El Paso National Bank Tower and the Texas Commerce Bank Tower, is the site of many law and bank offices. Red lights and a ghostly woman in a red dress have been seen on the upper floor.


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    Old Southwestern General Hospital

    El Paso, Texas

    82.4 miles from Deming, NM

    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 ...


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    Albert Fall Mansion

    El Paso, Texas

    82.4 miles from Deming, NM

    The 1907 mansion is haunted by a phantom figure seen pacing the upstairs balcony. The spectre has also been standing at the windows, staring down into the street. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sacred Heart Church

    El Paso, Texas

    82.6 miles from Deming, NM

    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 ...


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    Toltec Building

    El Paso, Texas

    82.6 miles from Deming, NM

    The landmark Toltec Building, completed in 1910, is rumored to be haunted. Over the years, witnesses have described such things as stage lights exploding or changing color, props falling, and apparitions, including one of Pancho Villa.


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    Magoffin Homestead

    El Paso, Texas

    82.8 miles from Deming, NM

    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 ...


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    Fire Station #9

    El Paso, Texas

    83.1 miles from Deming, NM

    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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    Monteleone's Ristorante

    El Paso, Texas

    83.3 miles from Deming, NM

    Featured on SyFy Channel’s Paranormal Witness, Monteleone's Ristorante is reported to have lost customers because of the strange things that happened there. Just to name a few: Pans of lasagna flew off tables, an apparition of a charred arm appeared coming through a door, and unexplained pounding was heard at ...


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    Concordia Cemetery

    El Paso, Texas

    83.7 miles from Deming, NM

    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 ghosts.


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    Fort Bliss

    Fort Bliss, Texas

    83.9 miles from Deming, NM

    Fort Bliss is rumored to be a ghost-hunter's delight with apparitions that appear in photographs, footsteps, unexplained noises, lights that go on and off, toilets that flush by themselves, and voices that come from nowhere. Ghostly soldiers have been seen by many, notably in or around Building 4, once used ...


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    Hideaway Mobile Food

    Fort Bliss, Texas

    84.3 miles from Deming, NM

    Things began to happen after our boss passed away in early 2010. The ice scoop that sits on the ice machine would fall off the machine at different times. We have a paper towel machine that you have to wave your hand to get paper towels. ...


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    Loretto Academy

    El Paso, Texas

    84.3 miles from Deming, NM

    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 ...


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    El Paso, Texas

    84.5 miles from Deming, NM

    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 graveyard.


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    La Hacienda Airport Travelodge

    El Paso, Texas

    86 miles from Deming, NM

    The Texas Hauntings society lists this as a haunted hotel, primarily due to the bar inside called the "Las Trancas Lounge." It is said there is a female spirit who is often heard laughing.


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    El Paso Community College

    El Paso, Texas

    88.9 miles from Deming, NM

    At the photo lab at El Paso Community College, strange things may be afoot. Students have seen the revolving door open by itself and felt the touch of an unseen hand while inside. Also, some say there is an overwhelming feeling of a presence watching you, and sometimes a feeling ...


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    Cristo Rey Catholic Church

    El Paso, Texas

    90.8 miles from Deming, NM

    Cristo Rey Catholic Church is only open to the public during Holy Week, as it is part of a cloistered convent. Its ghost in residence is said to be a kindly nun in traditional habit, seen praying at the altar communion rail. If people approach her, she gradually fades away.


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    Kennedy Brothers Memorial Apartments

    El Paso, Texas

    92.8 miles from Deming, NM

    Kennedy Brothers Memorial Apartments are rumored to be built on top of an old cemetery. Now, folks say they are haunted. Witnesses have reported disembodied footsteps, the sound of crying, and a ghost girl. The sound of someone playing basketball has been heard in the gym when no one was ...


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    Six Poles

    Socorro, Texas

    96.6 miles from Deming, NM

    Rumors abound as to the purpose and the past of Six Poles. The most oft cited urban legend is that it was a slaughterhouse and that a woman accidentally killed herself there and now her ghosts haunts the spot.


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    Silver Creek Inn and Cafe

    Deming, New Mexico

    98.4 miles from Deming, NM

    Housed in an old-fashioned abode built in 1885 by Frank Lauderbaugh, the current inn and café are located in a section of the building that once served as the town general store. The place sat abandoned until the 1980's, when the current owner Stan King painstakingly restored the building ...


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    Mogollon Theater

    Deming, New Mexico

    98.6 miles from Deming, NM

    New Mexico's oldest operating movie house is located here, and dates back to 1915. The place is supposedly haunted, with footsteps being heard and notes being played on the antique piano when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fort Craig National Historic Site

    San Antonio, New Mexico

    103.8 miles from Deming, NM

    Caretakers at Fort Craig National Historic Site have witnessed an apparition in Civil War clothing and heard voices that have come from the ruins.


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