Haunted Places in Orange City, Florida



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    Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp

    Lake Helen, Florida

    3.9 miles from Orange City, FL

    The Cassadaga Spiritualist camp began when the Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association was founded by George P. Colby, from Pike, New York, a trance medium who traveled to many different states, giving readings and seances. He was well known, and in his travels, Colby was referred to as the ...


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    The Devil's Chair - Lake Helen Cassadaga Cemetery

    Lake Helen, Florida

    3.9 miles from Orange City, FL

    In a town known for its haunts, the Lake Helen-Cassadaga Cemetery is home to the local legend's Devil's Chair. Gravestones date back to the 1800s; Cassadaga founder George Colby is buried here. Some folks say shadowy figures lurk here at night, but the Devil's Chair is perhaps the most well-known ...


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    Cassadaga Hotel

    Lake Helen, Florida

    3.9 miles from Orange City, FL

    The Cassadaga Hotel was created in the early 20th century and is located in the heart of a spiritualist community which was established in 1894. The hotel is known for its "spirits" and psychics. The hotel rents out rooms and also has psychics on-site and available daily. The hotel has been ...


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    The Artisan Inn

    DeLand, Florida

    5.3 miles from Orange City, FL

    This 1927 historic hotel is one of the most haunted in the state, but unusually, the ghosts of this inn tend to be relatively inactive apart from during the winter months. A visiting medium stated that up to thirteen ghosts inhabit the building, proving that the hotel is immensely ...


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    Deland Elk's Lodge

    DeLand, Florida

    5.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    This stucco-style building has been used as a masonic lodge since 1927, and is supposedly haunted by an elderly man, believed to be associated with the building in the past. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Putnam Hotel

    DeLand, Florida

    5.5 miles from Orange City, FL

    Reports say this hotel is no longer in operation, and was sold in 2013. Two ghosts are said to reside here. According to lore, a hotel guest once killed his wife and then committed suicide on the premises. Witnesses say sadness emanates throughout the building, and a shadowy figure has ...


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    Old DeLand Memorial Hospital

    DeLand, Florida

    5.8 miles from Orange City, FL

    Built in the 1920s this structure now houses the DeLand Memorial Hospital Museum. Some locals swear they have seen ghostly faces looking out through the windows. Another apparition of a man has been spotted sitting in the gazebo on the surrounding grounds, near the Veterans Memorial Wall.


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    Deland Woman's Club

    DeLand, Florida

    5.8 miles from Orange City, FL

    This circa 1906 building has been used as the local women's club since its construction over a century ago, and is supposed to have picked up a mischievous poltergeist during this time. Visitors to the building have reported cold spots, running footsteps and loud noises during the day, while ...


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    Hulley Tower

    DeLand, Florida

    6 miles from Orange City, FL

    Built in 1934 as a mausoleum for Lincoln Hulley (the second president of Stetson University) and his wife Eloise. It once housed a carillon called "The Eloise Chimes," which played daily from 1915 until 2005, when the upper part of the structure was dismantled due to weather damage. ...


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    The I-4 Dead Zone

    Sanford, Florida

    8.2 miles from Orange City, FL

    The I-4 Dead Zone is an elevated area near where Interstate 4 crosses over Lake Monroe, and reports say that since 1963 more than 2000 accidents have occurred here. The reason? Rumor has it that four graves were paved over to make the road. Ghost hitchhikers are often seen here, ...


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    Pine Ridge High School

    Deltona, Florida

    9.3 miles from Orange City, FL

    The school's iconic clock tower was the site of a grisly accidental death in 1994, and supposedly that gentleman's ghost still haunts the area. Students swear they hear a "ghost bell" through the speakers, and the elevator in the clock tower building emanates a definitively "eerie" feeling. A ...


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    New Tribes Mission

    Sanford, Florida

    9.8 miles from Orange City, FL

    This was once a hotel, but is now a missionary center. Poltergeist activity is claimed in the east wing, along with cold spots and other eerie phenomena.


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    Wop's Hops Brewing Company

    Sanford, Florida

    9.9 miles from Orange City, FL

    Originally the Stokes Fish Market, this building was constructed in 1916. It closed in the early 70's and since been home to a few businesses and has some years of being vacant. The building is now Sanford's first micro-brewery, Wop's Hops Brewing Company. The building has reports of cold spots ...


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    Celery Avenue - Ghost Horse

    Sanford, Florida

    11.1 miles from Orange City, FL

    Celery Avenue was so named because it was lined with celery fields, back when Sanford was called the Celery Capital of the U.S. Here, witnesses say a translucent phantom horse can be seen galloping up and down the street. It has been seen galloping alongside traveling cars, and then simply ...


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    Page Jackson Cemetery

    Sanford, Florida

    11.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    Witnesses describe cold spots, uneasy feelings, strange noises, and shadow figures at this historic graveyard.


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    Shiloh Cemetery

    Sanford, Florida

    11.6 miles from Orange City, FL

    Hard to find this cemetery - you have to find Page Jackson Cemetery first, then take a dirt road all the way down to Shiloh. There's an old stone sign in front that can barely even be read anymore. Check the map below for the exact location. There are ...


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    Phantom Car of I-4 - Orlando to Daytona Beach

    DeLand, Florida

    12.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    There are persistent stories of a "phantom car" that drives erratically (and sometimes crashes) along the deserted highway between Orlando and Daytona Beach. No one seems to ever be more specific than that, but as a local, my best guess would be the stretch of I-4 that runs through ...


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    The Inside-Outside House

    Longwood, Florida

    17.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    This house was built by Captain W. Pierce (later to become a director of Orlando's "National Bank") in 1873. It was first constructed in Boston, then shipped to Florida and reassembled. Originally it was located on Boston Ave in Altamonte Springs, but it was moved to its current ...


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    Longwood Hotel

    Longwood, Florida

    17.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    These days the Longwood Hotel has been converted to offices, but its the same building, still featured on the city's historical walking tours. Workers claim that lights and elevators seem to have a mind of their own. Strange noises and footsteps are heard on the third floor. ...


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    Tuscawilla Country Club

    Winter Springs, Florida

    19 miles from Orange City, FL

    According to staff, on the last Friday of every month the ghost of a young man is seen washing down the bar. No one has any idea who he could be, but some claim he was violent and attacked them.


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    Oviedo Baseball Fields

    Oviedo, Florida

    20.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    People claim to have seen the ghost of a Native American man on the outskirts of the Oviedo baseball fields (Oviedo Sports Complex). The visions seem always to happen around 7pm. He simply appears and walks into the woods - says nothing, and interacts with no one.


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    Woodbridge Cemetery

    Fern Park, Florida

    20.6 miles from Orange City, FL

    Woodbridge Cemetery is considered by many to be one of the most haunted places in the Orlando area, though few sources provide any sort of detail on what exactly has been seen and experienced there. There are claims that what exists there now is only part of what was ...


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    Old Cemetery - Mount Dora Country Club

    Mount Dora, Florida

    21.1 miles from Orange City, FL

    This long forgotten and overgrown cemetery is now on land belonging to the Mount Dora Country Club. Locals claim they've heard the cries of a woman around here, and seen a ghostly green light floating around the area. The graves here are not taken care of and only ...


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    Gobbler Road Campsites

    Astor, Florida

    21.1 miles from Orange City, FL

    There's an area of trailer homes called the "Astor Campsites" on Gobble(r) Road in Astor, Florida where a "glowing white male" is reported to have been seen walking down the road at night. Mapping this location is a bit tricky because sometimes it comes up as "Turkey Drive" and ...


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    Boston Hill Cemetery

    Oviedo, Florida

    21.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    Boston Hill is a predominantly black cemetery dating back to the late 19th century. Visitors have seen the specter of a man hanging from a tree, sometimes with a woman seen nearby. Eerie footsteps are often heard (and sometimes even seen) along the grounds.


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    The Mist of Chapman Road

    Oviedo, Florida

    21.6 miles from Orange City, FL

    On the far western end of Chapman Road, where it becomes mostly dirt and shell near Route 417, locals say a ghostly mist appears between two electrical poles. It's always in just this one place, strangely enough, and some say they've heard screaming there as well.


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    St Luke's Cemetery - Slavia Cemetery

    Oviedo, Florida

    21.7 miles from Orange City, FL

    There is a small, green building in the middle of this cemetery, where some feel there is an evil presence. Visitors feel it is hard to breathe in the area, and sometimes feel a weird sensation, like a tingling, in the hands. Others return home to find scratch ...


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    Oviedo Lights - Chuluota Lights

    Oviedo, Florida

    21.7 miles from Orange City, FL

    The "Oviedo Lights" are some of the best-known ghost lights in the Central Florida area. Supposedly the best place to wait for them is at night beneath this bridge on Snow Hill Road (see the map). Park just before the bridge and there's a path going down to ...


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    Ghost Children of Oviedo

    Oviedo, Florida

    21.8 miles from Orange City, FL

    There are stories about "ghost children" playing in the old celery fields off of Andrew and Chapman - to the casual observer they appear to be normal children, but approach and try to speak to them and they will disappear right in front of your eyes. (Not sure the ...


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    New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

    New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    22 miles from Orange City, FL

    The ruins of this sugar mill, built around 1830, are rumored to lie on the site of a chapel built by Christopher Columbus. The ruins are said to be haunted by Seminole Indians, who run through the woods in the early morning hours, and dark shadow people, who appear near ...


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    Stanna's Restaurant

    Umatilla, Florida

    22.5 miles from Orange City, FL

    The ghost of a young woman is said to haunt this restaurant. Supposedly she hung herself on the third floor sometime in the early 1900s. Shadows of a woman in a long flowing dress are seen, and objects are thrown around in the women's bathroom. Cold spots ...


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    Highland Manor

    Apopka, Florida

    22.7 miles from Orange City, FL

    Townsend Plantation was built by the Eldredge family in 1903. The McBride family purchased it in the 1940s. After the owner died in 1978, it remained empty for several years. In the 1980s it was purchased by the Townsend family. They moved the house, the other plantation buildings, and even ...


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    Maitland Art Center

    Maitland, Florida

    22.7 miles from Orange City, FL

    Avant-garde artist Andre Smith was a writer, etcher and sculptor built the pretty art compound in the 1930s with galleries and Mayan- and Aztec-inspired gardens, courtyards and an open-air chapel (a popular spot for weddings). Although Smith passed away March 3, 1959, folks say his ghost still watches over his ...


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    Mount Carmel Simpson Cemetery

    Mount Dora, Florida

    23.1 miles from Orange City, FL

    This is a long-disused "black cemetery" from the days of segregation. It dates back to the late 1880s. It was all but forgotten until recently when the Mount Dora Historical Society began cleaning up the area and identifying grave sites whose markers have long since disintegrated. They've begun ...


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    Umatilla Cemetery

    Umatilla, Florida

    23.1 miles from Orange City, FL

    Female screams, calls for help and other strange noises are heard in this cemetery late at night. Lots of orbs/mist photos have been taken here. Most of the activity centers on the older section, near the back of the cemetery.


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    Enzian Theater

    Maitland, Florida

    23.3 miles from Orange City, FL

    The Enzian Theater is a non-profit arthouse movie theater located in Maitland, Florida. The theater hosts the Florida Film Festival and several other local film festivals. Supposedly, in the north corner of the theatre, a disembodied head appears, screaming, and then disappears into the restaurant next door. Happens only on ...


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    Greenwood Cemetery

    Eustis, Florida

    23.3 miles from Orange City, FL

    This cemetery dates back to the late 1800s, and is one of the largest in Lake County. There are numerous reports of the ghost of a woman seen (and heard) weeping over one of the gravestones.


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    Lakeside Inn

    Mount Dora, Florida

    23.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    Several ghosts are said to reside in the charming Lakeside Inn, which was built in 1883. Two of the inn's ghosts are young girls from the 1890s to 1920s. One is about 9 who wears a frilly red dress. She is believed to be Amy, a little girl who disappeared ...


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    Windsor Rose Tea Room

    Mount Dora, Florida

    23.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    Paranormal activities include sightings of shadows of a female in period costume sitting alone at table four. A young lad walking in through the front door going into the restroom locking the door only to find the door locked without anyone in there. Food sliding across the table at table ...


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    Turnbull Ruins

    New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    23.4 miles from Orange City, FL

    The ruins in Old Fort Park have always been a bit of a mystery. Why would the ruins of an old Spanish fort be here, where there was never a Spanish settlement? Perhaps the only one who knows the answer to the enigma is the site's ghost. Witnesses say the ...


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    Rouse Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida

    24 miles from Orange City, FL

    This cemetery is well-known among the locals as a high-activity haunt-spot. The story goes that the ghost of Benjamin Miles haunts the cemetery, forever unable to rest because he was buried here in an unmarked grave. He appears on occasion, most frequently at night (of course!).


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    The Palms Mansion

    Eustis, Florida

    24 miles from Orange City, FL

    This Queen Anne style mansion was built in 1876 for a wealthy citrus grower, and is best known for its owner William Pendleton, the president of an arts college. Due to ailing health, he moved to the house in 1886, but died several years later prior to the turn ...


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    Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse

    Ponce Inlet, Florida

    24.2 miles from Orange City, FL

    The lighthouse is said to be haunted by a few spirits, one of which is said to be assistant lightkeeper Joseph Davis, who had a heart attack while working in 1919. The unexplained waft of kerosene sometimes detected here is attributed to his ghost. Kerosene has not been used in ...


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    Eustis Historical Museum

    Eustis, Florida

    24.3 miles from Orange City, FL

    This 1910 private residence is now the local historical museum, but the ghosts of the past appear to have never really left. Staff and visitors have reported hearing conversation emanating from empty rooms, disembodied footsteps, cold spots and the apparition of a man in period clothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bay Street Theatre

    Eustis, Florida

    24.3 miles from Orange City, FL

    Lots of paranormal claims here, including screams from the upstairs rooms, orbs appearing in photographs, eerie phantom presences felt around the building... one visitor was unlucky enough to see a glimpse of a man hanging from the balcony. Lights turn on and off on their own without explanation. Of particular ...


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    Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens

    Winter Park, Florida

    24.5 miles from Orange City, FL

    This museum was founded in 1961, and is home to more than 200 sculptures by Czech artist Albin Polasek. Many staff members feel Polasek's spirit still infuses the place, refusing to leave his beloved sculptures. In 1997, one guest snapped a photo of a tear miraculously suspended on ...


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    Merchants Bank Building - Halifax Historical Museum

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    24.7 miles from Orange City, FL

    The Halifax Historical Museum has been housed in the old Merchant's Bank Building since 1986. The building itself dates back to 1910. The museum displays local artifacts covering the last 7,000 years. There is alleged to be a female ghost here who has been seen and heard multiple times. ...


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    Brownie the Town Dog's Grave

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    24.7 miles from Orange City, FL

    One day in 1940, a little brown dog pranced into a Beach Street cab company, and history was made. The cabbies built him a little dog house and "Brownie," as they called him, lived there the rest of his days. He'd sleep in the house at night, and ...


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    Chuluota Road

    Chuluota, Florida

    24.7 miles from Orange City, FL

    I've only ever seen this one mentioned in one source - "Orlando Ghosts" by Amanda Branham. In Chapter 2 she writes about her encounters with locals who swear there's some vague sort of evil presence along the more deserted sections Chuluota Road (also known as 419). There are ...


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    Annie Russell Theatre

    Winter Park, Florida

    24.8 miles from Orange City, FL

    This theatre was built in the 1930s and named after the actress, Annie Russell, who taught at Rollins College (where the theatre is located). She herself performed on-stage opening night in 1932. Annie died four years later in 1936. There have been claims for many years now of seeing ...


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