Old Ashe County Hospital

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The 1939 building was a hospital until 1969 when it turned into a county office building. Reports say it is currently up for sale. Paranormal investigators have heard unexplained shouts and the elevator dinging, even though there was no electricity in the building.

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Geographic Information

410 McConnell Street
Jefferson, NC 28640
United States

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36.417806, -81.47955300000001
Ashe County, North Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Jefferson, NC (0.4 mi.)
West Jefferson, NC (1.2 mi.)
Lansing, NC (5.9 mi.)
Boone, NC (17.6 mi.)
Mountain City, TN (18.5 mi.)
Trout Dale, VA (19.8 mi.)
Mulberry, NC (20.7 mi.)
Millers Creek, NC (20.8 mi.)
Sparta, NC (20.8 mi.)
Valle Crucis, NC (22.0 mi.)


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  1. i am equiring about a lockdown in this hospital. I am beginning a paranormal group and want to line up some lockdowns and I like this site. please let me know if there is anything y ou can help me with.

  2. I am reaching back out in hopes of doing a lockdown in this hospital. we are a beginning group and of course will be respectful and responsible. hoping to hear from you soon please.

  3. A young lady my wife works with was just recently in the building. She was there to deliver paper work. She was warned that she might encounter ghosts while she was there. She just laughed it off. Later that afternoon she called my wife shaken. It turns out that as she was leaving she heard a spooky voice hollar. Which made her hurry up to get out the door and lock up. The voice was just one of several strange noises she had heard while there alone. Who knows could be something to this. Might be time for a professional paranormal investigation.

  4. I would love to go in there and investigate. I have heard and seen a lot of crazy stuff before. Do they give out Tours of the place. Now they would make money by just doing that. I think they should reopen it.

  5. I used to work at the Old Hospital as a guide in a haunted house during October. Before we opened we would hear babies crying on the nursery and unexplained battery drains. At one time we saw the spirit of a young girl walking around. I was also scratched and I have a picture of a hazy figure walking around upstairs.

  6. I have been in the old hospital before. Each time we would hear weird noises such as glass shattering, footsteps, etc. There is also a broke down lawnmower that moves around to different rooms every now and then.

  7. Hi i live there and all kinds of things go on ask anyone who lives in the old part we were scared to talk about it until we shared information and all of us in the old historical part have had experiences shadow forms sounds from the hall etc.

  8. Hi I used to live a few houses from the hospital as a kid. Me and my friend would go in there all the time. But we would see some very strange things there. I don’t know if anyone recalls this who also lived near it but it had a desk on the top of the building in what looked to be a small room and me and my friend used to hear screaming up there more times than I can really count. We used to sneak in from a small door on the side of the building and we’d snoop around for hours on end. Inside there was what looked to be a nursery and had very cute dull paint chipped flowers painted on the wall. But I remember I went in by myself once and got locked in the room. Nobody had been in there that I had been aware of and remember pulling and pulling and then the door just swung open and as I looked out I saw a dark figure zip behind the corner . I was only about 9 years old and ran home crying and then brought my friend and my German shepherd with me any time I went in there. And lastly there was another door that had a ramp. I remember it being very heavy to open and we once got locked in and that door didn’t budge no matter how hard we tried to force it open and every door we went to was locked as well. Me and my friend had the brilliant idea to split up and look for a way out. I gave him my dogs leash and we went our separate ways. We were both 11 at that time and it was the last time we ever step foot in there because we got so terrified. there were many other strange things and if anyone wishes to hear more i’d be glad to tell but sometimes it gives me the chills just thinking about it haha. Anyway thank you for reading. I’m glad I am not the only one who saw strange thing from that place.

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