Haunted Places in Jayton, Texas



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    Old Stamford Inn

    Stamford, Texas

    49.4 miles from Jayton, TX

    The structure burned down and took the lives of five people within. It was rebuild and served a while as a nursing home at the end of it's days before it was abandoned in 1980. It is said that a man haunts the basement of the structure. (Submitted by Rebekah ...


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    Anson Opera House

    Anson, Texas

    51.8 miles from Jayton, TX

    The 1907 opera house is haunted by a spirit that frequents the back dressing room. Actors claim to have heard ghostly footsteps in the vicinity of the room, and objects have been known to missing from the area and turn up later in inexplicable locations. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Anson Lights

    Anson, Texas

    54 miles from Jayton, TX

    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 ...


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    Baker Hotel

    Colorado City, Texas

    61.8 miles from Jayton, TX

    In the basement of this hotel lurk some unfortunate souls, apparitions, witnesses say, of the many employees who were killed when the location suffered a fire in the early 1900s. Reports say that although the hotel is no longer in operation, the building still stands.


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    Fort Phantom Hill

    Abilene, Texas

    66.6 miles from Jayton, TX

    Fort Phantom Hill, built in the mid-1800s, was given such a spooky moniker simply because it didn't have a legal name. Interestingly, it was built in the wrong place: Instead of being built on Pecan Bayou as originally ordered, the general in charge mistakenly had it constructed in this barren ...


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    Travel Inn Abilene

    Abilene, Texas

    70.9 miles from Jayton, TX

    The reasons for the haunting at this motel are unknown, but lights continually go and off late at night, and strange noises are heard, as well as objects being moved around. The apparition of a man in a green coat has been seen wandering the hallways and moving around the ...


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    Swenson House Art Gallery

    Abilene, Texas

    72.3 miles from Jayton, TX

    A grey lady haunts this 1910 mansion. Witnesses have seen the figure descending the grand staircase before vanishing as suddenly as it appears. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Minter Mansion

    Abilene, Texas

    73.2 miles from Jayton, TX

    This historic mansion is now an architectural firm. In recent times, employees began reporting paranormal activity, including a ghostly shade, faces peering out of the second floor of the building and a ghostly woman known as 'Annie'. The owner dug a little deeper into these reports, and found that ...


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    Weather Bureau Building

    Abilene, Texas

    73.4 miles from Jayton, TX

    Built in 1909, the town weather bureau used to own the historic building, until services were relocated to the local airport. The building is allegedly haunted by the former chief meteorologist, who fell down the staircase on a particularly stormy night whilst going to retrieve a chart from the ...


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    Paramount Theater

    Abilene, Texas

    73.5 miles from Jayton, TX

    Orbs have been known to show up in photographs at this historic theatre, and footsteps have been heard ascending the main staircase when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wooten Hotel

    Abilene, Texas

    73.5 miles from Jayton, TX

    The 1930's hotel is now closed to the general public, and has been converted to apartments. However, no one told the ghosts that haunt the historic building, as a string of recurring strange events have troubled residents for over a decade. The apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned ...


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    The Grace Museum

    Abilene, Texas

    73.6 miles from Jayton, TX

    The old Grace Hotel was built in 1909 and was in disrepair by the 1960s and 1970s. It closed when its boiler went, and vandals took over the building. Since then it has been restored, but the ghosts from its past never left. Folks say the 3rd and 4th floors ...


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    Whitten Inn

    Abilene, Texas

    74.6 miles from Jayton, TX

    Strange things are afoot at this inn. Witnesses say bathroom lights turn on and off by themselves, objects disappear and then reappear underneath the bed, and there are sudden malodorous smells in the early mornings. The culprit may be an apparition of a red-bearded man in green clothing, who has ...


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    Texas Tech - Horn/Knapp Hall

    Lubbock, Texas

    78.4 miles from Jayton, TX

    It is said that from a third or fourth floor storage attic, a young boy's ghost can be heard throwing a ball down the stairs. Some say he'll knock on his door if you knock first.


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    Texas Tech - Physics and Geosciences Building

    Lubbock, Texas

    78.7 miles from Jayton, TX

    It is reported that on the night of the Tech Carol of Lights, a shadowy figure appears looking out of the top center window, seen just as all the lights surrounding Memorial Circle are switched off.


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    The Memphis Man

    Lubbock, Texas

    78.8 miles from Jayton, TX

    The Memphis Man is a "ghost," or some say an optical illusion, who haunts Memphis Street at 66th. The legend tells of a man waiting at a bus stop on a winter morning who was killed when a bus slid on some ice. An optical illusion makes it look to ...


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    Texas Tech - Ranching Heritage Center

    Lubbock, Texas

    79.1 miles from Jayton, TX

    The ghost of a woman has been reported to appear in an upper window of a 2-story house at the southwest end of the complex. She's thought to be the wife of the rancher who origially built the house.


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    Turkey Hotel

    Turkey, Texas

    81.3 miles from Jayton, TX

    This 1927 bed and breakfast inn stands on the site of the previous foundations of a hotel that was damaged beyond repair during a severe tornado at the beginning of the twentieth century. Legend has it that the building has a resident male ghost, who haunts an upstairs room ...


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    Hotel Settles

    Big Spring, Texas

    86.4 miles from Jayton, TX

    Dating back to the 1930's, the historic gem of an elegant hotel has been painstakingly restored to its former glory. The renovations stirred up some long forgotten ghost stories, and since the hotel reopened in 2012, reports of apparitions in period clothing, cold spots and a spook who plays ...


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    The Blackness

    Plainview, Texas

    91.5 miles from Jayton, TX

    We investigated this location, not expecting anything and it is very haunted. Its a haunted venue that actually has spirits. One attacked two investigators. A young girl named rose is trapped inside, also Emmit, a worker from years past. The place was a fruit and vegetable warehouse ...


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    Old Hilton Hotel

    Plainview, Texas

    91.7 miles from Jayton, TX

    Although the building is reportedly closed, it is a known spot for haunts. The curtains on the windows are said to move, perhaps by the demons said to remain trapped after a group of satanists was rumored to have broken in there. In Room 529, there is reported to be ...


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