Haunted Places in Matagorda, Texas



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    Kingsgate Village

    Houston, Texas

    74.1 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Office Building

    Houston, Texas

    77 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Witch's Grave - Katy Magnolia Cemetery

    Katy, Texas

    77.1 miles from Matagorda, 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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    2309 Wichita Street

    Houston, Texas

    79.7 miles from Matagorda, 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 Road Bridge

    Houston, Texas

    80.2 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Angel Rose Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Rockport, Texas

    80.4 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Old Greenhouse Road

    Katy, Texas

    81.6 miles from Matagorda, 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 Street

    Houston, Texas

    81.7 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Michael B. Menard House

    Galveston, Texas

    81.7 miles from Matagorda, TX

    The 1838 historic mansion is the oldest house in town, and may be one of the most haunted. A former owner would hold séances in the house until his death, and supposedly encountered a number of spirits from a bygone era. However, most of the ghosts haunting this place ...


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    Van Alstyne House

    Galveston, Texas

    82.1 miles from Matagorda, TX

    The 1891 'Gingerbread House' housed an antiques store for many years, until the owners left due to the overwhelming paranormal activity. Reports ranged from tables being flipped over by unseen hands to a foreign voice that told a visitor that he would die if he didn't leave right away. (Submitted ...


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    Old Downtown Library - Julia Ideson Building

    Houston, Texas

    82.1 miles from Matagorda, TX

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


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    Old Yoakum Community Hospital

    Yoakum, Texas

    82.2 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Bob Casey Federal Courthouse

    Houston, Texas

    82.3 miles from Matagorda, 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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    1895 Moody Mansion

    Galveston, Texas

    82.3 miles from Matagorda, TX

    This 1895 mansion is open to the public for tours. Visitors have reported disembodied footsteps and apparitions which have shown up in photographs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    H.E.B. - Auto Zone

    Houston, Texas

    82.4 miles from Matagorda, TX

    This site formerly was an H.E.B. grocery, and is now an Auto Zone. The ghost of a little girl has been seen walking in the back warehouse. Before the location was bought by H.E.B., it was there that she was murdered after being kidnapped.


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    Ashton Villa

    Galveston, Texas

    82.5 miles from Matagorda, TX

    Miss Bettie, daughter of the historic Ashton Villa's first owner James Moreau Brown, is rumored to have haunted the house since its 1975 restoration. Her apparition has been seen in a long turquoise dress on the second-floor landing. Her pianist sister may be here too, some say, because the piano ...


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    82.6 miles from Matagorda, TX


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    82.6 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Hotel Galvez

    Galveston, Texas

    82.6 miles from Matagorda, TX

    Said to be the oldest hotel on the island, Hotel Galvez has a haunted room 505. Reports say that very few people actually stay all night in that room, because there is an eerie presence that makes them feel uncomfortable. The mysterious scent of gardenias is said to be a ...


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    Spaghetti Warehouse

    Houston, Texas

    82.7 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Jefferson Davis Hospital - Elder Street Artists Lofts

    Houston, Texas

    82.8 miles from Matagorda, 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

    82.8 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Midnite Slice

    Seabrook, Texas

    82.9 miles from Matagorda, TX

    Midnite Slice is housed in the original Seabrook Post Office. Reports include doors opening and closing by themselves and a broken oven timer ringing. Alarms going off by themselves. A woman visited Midnite Slice claiming her the ghost of her mother was at the location and she stopped by to visit. While ...


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    The Victorian Inn

    Galveston, Texas

    83 miles from Matagorda, TX

    The third floor Zachary Suite - in king bedroom an unseen woman hums a happy tune. In the living room, a man whistling and being touched on the shoulder has been reported. In the queen room someone reports being touched on the back from shoulder to shoulder. On the ...


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    Bishop's Palace

    Galveston, Texas

    83.2 miles from Matagorda, TX

    The Bishop's Palace was finished in 1893, and was survived the Great Hurricane of 1900. Rumour has it the protective former owner, Walter Gresham, still haunts the place, and has been known to appear during freak weather events. Witnesses say his spirit appears agitated, pacing back and forth across ...


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    First Line Apartments

    Pasadena, Texas

    84.5 miles from Matagorda, TX

    The apparition of a woman in white haunts the apartment complex. She has been seen pacing the hallways and walking in and out of rooms in owners suites. She has also been seen by motorists staring down into the street late at night. Residents have reported hearing strange noises and ...


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    Presidio La Bahía

    Goliad, Texas

    85.9 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Point Bolivar Lighthouse

    Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

    86.3 miles from Matagorda, TX

    According to legend, the keepers son killed his family now he haunts the grounds trying to find his dead parents. this 116 foot black lighthouse was built in 1872 but is no longer in use. (Submitted by Nathaniel)


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    Von Minden Hotel

    Schulenburg, Texas

    88.8 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Tarpon Inn

    Port Aransas, Texas

    88.9 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Cork Grinders Wine and Coffee Bar

    Baytown, Texas

    93.8 miles from Matagorda, TX

    I own a wine, craft beer and coffee bar in the historic district of Baytown, Texas. Our building is very eclectic and was built in the late 1920's. It was originally a theater (The Texan Theater). My staff and I sense a paranormal presence on a regular basis. Recently we ...


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    Wunsche Brothers Cafe and Saloon

    Spring, Texas

    101.5 miles from Matagorda, TX

    A benign and lively ghost apparently haunts this cafe in Spring, Texas. The ghost is believed to be the original owner Charlie Wunsche. Although the ghost appears more inclined to mischievous pranks - holding doors closed, hiding items and messing with electronics- he has been sighted by employees ...


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    The Citadel

    Brenham, Texas

    102.9 miles from Matagorda, TX

    This 1920's building may be haunted, according to workmen who refurbished the place in the 1990's. They reported seeing a woman wearing expensive jewellery and an old-fashioned white outfit roaming the grounds and the building over the course of the renovations, who always vanished before they had a chance ...


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    F. W. Schuerenberg House

    Brenham, Texas

    105.2 miles from Matagorda, TX

    Built in 1895, this historic mansion is rumoured to be haunted by two or more ghosts. The spirit of a young girl in an old-fashioned dress has been seen peering out from the first floor bay window, and the upstairs nursery was once the scene of a tragic suicide. (Submitted ...


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    Today and Yesterday Antiques Store

    Brenham, Texas

    105.2 miles from Matagorda, TX

    Formerly the Brenham Grand Opera House, the building dates back to 1872. Although the place now houses a quaint antiques store, some of the former theatre performers appear to have never left. The apparition known as the 'Red Lady' has been seen wandering throughout the building, and objects, especially ...


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    Blackbeard's On the Beach

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    105.5 miles from Matagorda, 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

    105.6 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Saint James Inn

    Gonzales, Texas

    106 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Cinemark Tinseltown 17 and XD

    Spring, Texas

    106.1 miles from Matagorda, TX

    This spot, as urban legend tells it, is haunted by the apparitions of a small boy and a man. They were said to have died in a trailer park long ago when one was murdered and the other burned to death in a fire. Witnesses have also heard voices and ...


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    Wilson Plaza

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    106.7 miles from Matagorda, 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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    Chambersea

    Anahuac, Texas

    107.5 miles from Matagorda, TX

    The 1845 plantation-style mansion was formerly owned by surveyor general Thomas Jefferson Chambers, who was shot dead through a ground floor window in 1863. Local folk say that a shadow has been seen pacing the downstairs room where he was assassinated, and screams have been heard coming from the ...


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    Days Inn Hotel

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    109.3 miles from Matagorda, 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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    The Historic Ott Hotel

    Liberty, Texas

    117.8 miles from Matagorda, TX

    This 1928 historic hotel is said to be haunted by several spirits. Two are thought to be Anna and Joshua, a couple who were killed under mysterious circumstances while Anna was having an affair in the hotel in 1930. Oddly enough, they were said to have been killed by the ...


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    Colorado River Forest

    Bastrop, Texas

    125 miles from Matagorda, TX

    This location has had numerous sightings of Slenderman. There is a large forest where you can find symbols marked on trees, as well as abandoned buildings. Many sigtings of UFOS's have been reported as well. This place is a hot spot for cryptid activity. (Submitted by Morgan)


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