Haunted Places in Villa Rica, Georgia



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    Rock Building

    Bremen, Georgia

    13 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This clubhouse for the local tennis courts is believed to be haunted. Staff and members claim to have seen the apparition of a young man wandering the building after hours, who is believed to have drowned in the city swimming pool. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Six Flags Over Georgia

    Austell, Georgia

    21.3 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    There are many ghost stories surrounding Six Flags Over Georgia. Some say a blonde girl about 9 years old was hit and killed by a car in the 1970s, and she may appear and ask guests for help, only to disappear shortly thereafter. And at the Crystal Pistol Music Hall, ...


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    Kennesaw House

    Marietta, Georgia

    26.1 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Originally built in the 1840s as a cotton warehouse, the place was a makeshift hospital and morgue during the war. Many TV shows have featured this site, where visitors who descended to the basement in the elevator saw an active wartime hospital room. Another ghost reported to reside here is ...


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    Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw, Georgia

    26.1 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, fought June 18 to July 2, 1864, is the source of the battlefield's hauntings. Ghostly soldiers walk the grounds; gunshots and cannons are heard. Also reported here are ghost deer who run at the witness and then disappear when they get close. The smell of ...


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    Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse

    Euharlee, Georgia

    28.5 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Set in the 1800's settlement of Euharlee, this local smokehouse and barbecue restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a male settler, who crosses the road at night from a nearby cemetery. He has been seen by staff and diners on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ellis Hotel

    Atlanta, Georgia

    30.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    In 1946, a fire broke out in what was formerly the Winecoff Hotel, resulting in the deaths of 119 people. While the tragedy led to a reform in fire code safety, some of the victims are said to be here still. Apparitions of frenzied people appear in the halls, screams ...


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    New American Shakespeare Tavern

    Atlanta, Georgia

    30.8 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The Shakespeare Tavern is said to be visited by spirits. Witnesses have reported disembodied voices, shadow figures and strange lights. Apparitions seen here include a young boy in an 1800s blue velvet suit, an old man in period clothing, and a woman who moves items around in the women’s dressing ...


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    Rhodes Hall

    Atlanta, Georgia

    30.8 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Rhodes Hall, built in 1904 by founder of Rhodes Furniture Amos Rhodes, is rumored to be haunted by Mrs. Rhodes, who passed away in the home. Ghostly children have been seen and heard laughing here as well. But the scariest ghost here is the Shadow Man, said to reside in ...


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    Hardin Bridge

    Kingston, Georgia

    31.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The old Hardin Bridge is still there, though a new one was built around 2010-2011 crossing the Etowah River just next to it. It is said that a couple accidentally drove off the old bridge many decades ago, and their spirits still haunt the area. Voices and screams ...


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    The Masquerade

    Atlanta, Georgia

    32 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This night club is said to be visited by the spirits who died in fire and tuberculosis outbreaks long ago, both of which killed several members of the building's former staff. Apparitions have been seen and unexplained footsteps have been reported.


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    Pope-Walton House

    Atlanta, Georgia

    32.5 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Although the site, once the Pope-Walton House and then Anthony's Fine Dining, is reported no longer to be in operation, it was rumored to be haunted by Annie Barnett, who was married here in 1882. The sound of ghostly children singing also has been reported.


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    Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House

    Fayetteville, Georgia

    33.1 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The ghost who calls this place home is believed to be John Manson Dorsey, a.k.a. “Manse” or “Manny,” flag bearer for the first company that left Fayette County during the Civil War.


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    Hot Dog Heaven

    Woodstock, Georgia

    34.3 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The prankish ghost at this Hot Dog Heaven location is blamed for turning off the hot dog cooker and hurling buns out of locked bins in the middle of the lunch rush.


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    Bonnie Castle

    Grantville, Georgia

    34.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Bonnie Castle, now reported to be closed, was once a bed-and-breakfast inn. Ghosts reported here include a woman named Mary who dislikes electricity, a spectral cat, and a man who is said to be the original owner. Strange sounds have been reported coming from the building at all hours of ...


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    Warren House

    Jonesboro, Georgia

    35.3 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The plaster has been stripped down in certain sections of this house to reveal the signatures of men who convalesced here during the Civil War when the house was used as a hospital. People believe that the ghost of a soldier still remains inside the Warren House and claim that ...


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    Hanging Grounds in Senoia

    Senoia, Georgia

    37 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This site, off of Padgett Road, near Starr's Mill, once belonged to Old Man Padgett. Stories say that long ago, as an execution was taking place, the man broke loose and hanged Old Man Padgett from the railroad bridge nearby. Although the tracks are no longer used, phantom trains have ...


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    Public House

    Roswell, Georgia

    37.4 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The Public House, known as Peasant Restaurant in the 1970s, was originally a commissary for the Roswell Mill constructed in 1854. The building housed the Dunwoody Shoe Shop in 1920 and a funeral home upstairs. It was a Union hospital during the Civil War, and as legend goes, is the ...


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    Barnsley Gardens Resort

    Adairsville, Georgia

    38.9 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Built by Godfrey Barnsley in 1844, the ruins of the mansion are said to be haunted by Godfrey himself, his wife Julia, and a Confederate soldier who may be Colonel Robert Earle, killed on these grounds during the Civil War.


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    Berry College

    Rome, Georgia

    41.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The hauntings at Berry College have earned it the nickname Scary Berry. The ghost of a female student is supposed to haunt Ford Hall. She hanged herself upon receiving news that her boyfriend was killed in World War II. Blackstone Hall has several ghosts, the most well known perhaps being ...


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    Village Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Stone Mountain, Georgia

    43.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Once used as a Civil War hospital, the 1830s hotel is the site of many strange events. Folks have witnessed apparitions, including that of an African-American man singing and/or whistling, and heard the unexplained sounds of footsteps, slamming doors and Morse code.


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    Sycamore Grill Building

    Stone Mountain, Georgia

    43.3 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The Sycamore Grill building, now empty, is a former Civil War hospital said to be haunted by its past patients. Witnesses have reported shadowy figures and apparitions in the dining area and heard strange shuffling sounds.


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    Piedmont Jacksonville Rd

    Piedmont, Alabama

    45.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This is the Legend of The Ghost Bride Of Piedmont Jacksonville Rd. Legend has it that many years ago on Halloween, a young bride to be was getting ready for her wedding. When she went outside of her house she was attacked and dragged off to the other side ...


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    Camp Cottaquilla

    Anniston, Alabama

    45.7 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This haunted story falls firmly into the category of "urban legend". No doubt a bunch of girl scouts sitting around camp invented this one, because it doesn't even make the slightest bit of sense. The legend is this: every year during the week of Halloween a one-armed girl ...


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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    46.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Many people claim to have seen many different ghostly things, primarily people in old-fashioned clothes walking the road, a possible former slave being hanged from atop an embankment. It is rumored that somewhere along the road is the site of a former slave quarter, from which horrible screams can ...


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    Little Gardens

    Lawrenceville, Georgia

    48.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Now a venue for upscale events, Little Gardens was once an 1800s plantation house. Its restaurant is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who died here in the early 1900s. According to witnesses, she moves dishes and silverware, sometimes throwing them across tables. She also makes ...


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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    48.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    A train wreck in 1900 is said to be the source of the haunts here. Several of the injured were brought here for medical treatment, and some died. Locals have seen apparitions in the old nearby buildings and the sounds of phantom trains have been heard.


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    Fort McClellan

    Anniston, Alabama

    49.4 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Supposed to be haunted. Your guess is as good as ours as to how or the particulars as we have not been able to uncover much, or any, info, however we will keep looking. If you find any actual documentation on this haunting, let us know.


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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    50.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    A narrow tunnel on McFall Road in Jacksonville Alabama where you can park your car and turn the headlights off. It is rumored that there are black figures that fade in and out of the shadows as your eyes adjust. (Submitted by Braden B.)


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    Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

    Anniston, Alabama

    52.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly organ player who plays the chapel organ in the wee hours of the morning.


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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    52.4 miles from Villa Rica, GA


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    52.4 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    In researching the Parker Memorial Baptist church, I found what is quite possibly the most hilarious entry of ghostly hauntings ever. On a "ghost website" it is proclaimed that the Parker Memorial *BAPTIST* church is haunted by, and I quote, "a nun who killed herself in the main hallway". ...


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    El Rayos Authentic Mexican

    Calhoun, Georgia

    52.9 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The building that houses El Rayos Authentic Mexican Restaurant, formerly Place on Peidmont restaurant, was once a private home. Legend has it that it was inhabited by a woman and a little girl, who was run over by a car here. The woman lived here until her death of natural ...


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    Coat's Bend Plantation House

    Gadsden, Alabama

    58.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This historic mansion is haunted by a former slave at the plantation house. Residents claim to have seen her standing in the courtyard of the mansion, staring up at them. A male resident was apparently attacked by a flying ghostly light that materialised in the private cemetery adjacent ...


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    Aqua Terra Bistro

    Buford, Georgia

    58.9 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    At Aqua Terra Bistro, witnesses say coffee mugs and wine bottles fly off shelves, voices can be heard in the dining room, and EVPs and a ghostly apparition have been picked up by ghost hunters.


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    61.8 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This gravity hill can be found on Cheaha Road. In case you aren't familiar with the phenomena of Gravity Hills these occur when an optical illusion makes it appear that your car is rolling upward on a hill, when in fact, you are rolling down. The phenomena can ...


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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    61.9 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    People claim to see orbs rising over the cemetery attached to the church.


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    Crestwood Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    62.9 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Rumored to be located on a former slave plantation, people claim that it is haunted by slaves who died there. The specific claim that is most often repeated is that of a hanged slave that appears in the trees.


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    Coosa River Sea Serpent

    Gadsden, Alabama

    62.9 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The Coosa River is a hotspot for sea serpent sightings and reports of something odd inhabiting the river have been made for over a hundred years.


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    64.6 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    You may see orbs and streaks of light from the active spirits at this cemetery across from Mount Pisgah Church.


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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    65 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    If it's called Cemetery Mountain, well it just has to be haunted. You can't have a place called Cemetery Mountain and it not be haunted, that would be un-American. It's called Cemetery Mountain, and it's spooky and there are a lot of cemeteries there. So it's haunted. ...


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    Lucy's Afterlife Night Club

    Gadsden, Alabama

    65.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    This night club housed in a 1903 historic building has a ghost named (you guessed it) Lucy. She is occasionally seen by staff and patrons wandering through the building, and is believed to be responsible for a variety of other paranormal activity reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Haunted Bridge

    Gadsden, Alabama

    65.4 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Alabama has a lot of haunted bridges. A LOT. And when you are a state who apparently decides a bridge needs to be replaced with a new one, and then moves the old one to a brand new location you can kind of understand how lots of bridge wrecks and ...


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    Mountain View Hospital

    Gadsden, Alabama

    67.3 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Strange noises and shadowy masses have been reported by numerous visitors to the hospital.


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    Gaither Plantation

    Covington, Georgia

    67.4 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    At this site, which was featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, folks have reported seeing many a Civil War soldier. There is also a female spirit in residence at the antebellum home, the ghost of Cecilia, the daughter of a former owner. Her bedroom is said to be ...


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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    67.5 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Ah no backwoods town is complete without the story of the Witch in the Woods who sold her soul to the devil, lived in a shack (because if you sold your soul to the devil, all you'd want out of it was a shack in the middle of some hillbilly ...


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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    67.7 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Dwight Mill Village is a housing development built by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to house workers for its cotton mill. An historical marker with a bronze bell mounted atop it is located at the intersection of Marston Avenue and Coolidge Circle. Numerous houses in this historical district have been ...


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    Desoto Falls

    Mentone, Alabama

    68.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The ghost of an old woman and her dog is said to wander the area around Desoto Falls. Allegedly the ghost of the old woman was angered at not having a properly marked grave after thieves stole her burial money so she wandered the hills. The legend has it that ...


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    Amicalola Falls Lodge

    Dawsonville, Georgia

    69.4 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The Cherokee Indian braves used to pray on Amicalola Mountain, seeking visions that would guide them in their lives. Folks say the spirits they consulted still remain on the mountain, and sometimes visit the beautiful lodge as well. Reports say the spirits disapprove of negative energy, and in one incidence ...


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    Forrest Hills Resort and Conference Center

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    70.5 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    Forrest Hills has quite the active property for ghosts. The property itself is rich in history with the Trail of Tears having gone through it along with a rich past of moonshiners and even a suicide by hanging. The majority of the ghosts here are quite friendly and even ...


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    Braselton Town Hall

    Braselton, Georgia

    71.2 miles from Villa Rica, GA

    The 1909 residence of the town's founding family is said to be haunted by a ghost called Little John, said to have been a mentally challenged boy who lived in the attic. He is heard walking around and banging when the place closes for the night. Also reported here are ...


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