Haunted Places in West Jefferson, Alabama



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    Burgundy Drive

    Adamsville, Alabama

    7.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The community of Indian Meadows and the adjacent community of Shady Grove are both built over the top of an American Indian Cherokee burial ground. Haunting have been reported in both houses, Burgundy Drive (the street that runs through the communities) and in the adjacent woods. Dark figures and shadows ...


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    Cardiff Cemetery

    Graysville, Alabama

    7.9 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Typical cemetery haunting fare including orbs and reports that your car will die if you drive there on specific dates.


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    Village Falls Cemetery

    Mulga, Alabama

    8.6 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Ghostly figures, spooky feelings. The usual haunted cemetery fare can be found here.


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    Bottenfield Middle School

    Adamsville, Alabama

    8.7 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Many witnesses have reported seeing the ghost of a young man who appears and quickly disappears in the section of the school that houses the band and choir rooms. A musically inclined ghost, maybe?


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    Bayview Bridge

    Mulga, Alabama

    8.9 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    There are many different versions of the haunting of this bridge, from a woman alone, to a woman and a baby to a car crash...etc. Guess you will just have to visit and see for yourself.


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    High Hill Church

    Parrish, Alabama

    11.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    This church and cemetery is believed to be haunted by locals. Locals report seeing people in the cemetery late at night. Some locals have witnessed crowds of people which resembled a revival late at night at the church even though the church has been abandoned for years. One ...


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    Hodges Cemetery

    Watson, Alabama

    11.3 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    You may experience many things here such as banging on the car, faces or hands in your car windows, a wolf who chases you, moving lights or red glowing eyes. Tombstones are said to move and shadowy beings have been reported, as well as strange noises and music.


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    Little Vine Cemetery

    West Jefferson, Alabama

    12.5 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Possibly among the most inane of haunted reports, people claim to see a green light in the cemetery at night.


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    Lilly Lane

    Hueytown, Alabama

    12.7 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The ghost of an old man apparently wanders the streets at night. Reported by numerous residents who claim to have seen him.


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    Jack's Restaurant

    Parrish, Alabama

    13.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    You may experience the presence of a Native American ghost named Mary who knocks things over, plays electrical pranks, alters the temperature, and whispers over the drive-through speakers.


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    Moncrief Cemetery

    Gardendale, Alabama

    14.7 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Eerie screams have been heard and ghostly apparitions have been seen haunting the Moncrief cemetery.


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    Old Walker Chapel Cemetery

    Coalburg, Alabama

    14.8 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Visitor here have reported that something grabs their feet as if attempting to pull them down into the graves. At times, the force has pulled the shoes right off their feet.


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    Linn-Henley Research Library

    Birmingham, Alabama

    17.4 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    A ghostly man has been sighted as well as objects moving by themselves and reports of cold spots and eerie feelings have been reported.


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    The Tutwiler Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    17.5 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    A mischievous ghost is said to turn on the lights and appliances. Although legend attributes the haunting to Colonel Tutwiler, it is highly unlikely, since the current location of the Tutwiler hotel is not the same as the one that originally bore his name and therefore, it is unlikely ...


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    Redmont Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    17.6 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The ghost of a woman in white who passed away in the hotel has been seen on the ninth floor of the hotel. The ghost of a small dog is seen in the hallways of the hotel, as well as the ghost of former owner Clifford Stiles. The most famous ...


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    Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    18.3 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    A National Historic Landmark, Sloss furnaces is not only a testament to a burgeoning industrial age, but a ghostly witness to the untold suffering of its workers. More than 60 people died, often gruesomely, at Sloss Furnaces and legend has it that some of those workers till remain, chained forever ...


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    Hotel Highland - Pickwick Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    18.7 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Formerly the Pickwick Hotel, a 1950s creation named after an even older historic spot, the Pickwick Club, the Hotel Highland may have a ghost that comes from its historic past when it was a medical building. Witnesses say a ghostly nurse haunts the hotel.


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    Pinson Cemetery

    Pinson, Alabama

    22.8 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    There's legend here of a ghost who does housework! That's right, allegedly there are sightings of a ghost... sweeping. Because after an entire life of drudgery and cleaning, that's how every woman wants to spend her afterlife.


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    Easly Cemetery

    Jasper, Alabama

    23.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Reported sightings of paranormal activity at this cemetery include a fiery orb that floats through the air.


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    Bass Cemetery

    Birmingham, Alabama

    23.4 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Screams are heard and a heavy presence is felt.


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    Birmingham Racecourse

    Birmingham, Alabama

    24 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The racecourse was built over the top of an ancient American Indian burial ground. Staff working late hours have reported seeing shadowy figures standing out on the racecourse. Maniacal laughter and voices have been heard in the stables, and phantom hoof beats and winning has been heard on various parts ...


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    Jack Cole Road

    Hayden, Alabama

    24.9 miles from West Jefferson, AL


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    Woodland Hospital

    Cullman, Alabama

    36.9 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Although this hospital is now closed and operates a geriatric-psych ward, employees tell tales of "Homer" a ghost who roamsthe halls. He is known to flush toilets, independently operate ice machines and brush past people leaving them with chills. Both staff and patients of this former hospital have ...


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    Highway 5 Ghost

    Lynn, Alabama

    39.1 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The ghost of a woman who died after being hit by a truck is said to haunt this stretch of road.


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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    39.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Reports tell of a spooky tunnel that runs under this entire campus once used during the Civil War, now used as a steam chassis. The Reynolds theater department was said to be used as a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that one of the rooms was stacked with ...


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    Winston County Courthouse

    Double Springs, Alabama

    39.3 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    I worked there as a jailor in the county jail there in the old part when it was on the 2nd floor. Had several experiences: a padlock moving on its own, and you can feel like there are a lot of people in the hallways late at night when ...


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    Gamma Phi Beta House - University of Alabama

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    41.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Although this haunted spot can be found on most ghost websites, there are very few accounts to be found. Reportedly the bathroom taps turn on by themselves and doors slamming. I'd mark this one as dubious.


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    Old Courthouse

    Columbiana, Alabama

    42.1 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The ghost that occupies the upper floor of the apparently likes sunlight as it has a tendency to open closed blinds. People claim to hear knocking and other unexplainable noises and one person claims the ghost operated a typewriter and corrected a typing error she had made(??).


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    Old Public Library - Jemison Mansion

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    42.1 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    This mansion turned library turned tourist attraction/wedding venue is said to be haunted. Visitors report cold spots, strange feelings and an eerie "presence".


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    Drish House

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    42.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    People claim to see lights in the mansion when no one is there and there are also reports of the tower being engulfed in ghostly flames.


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    William B. Bankhead National Forest

    West Jefferson, Alabama

    42.5 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    There are several websites out there that state something to the effect of "Aunt Johnson would hang anyone who trespassed on her property and the rope can still be seen to this day." Does no one ever stop to wonder precisely how a middle-aged woman would manage to hang a ...


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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    42.9 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Yet another one of those vague claims without any substantiation the "haunting of Hay Hall" usually goes something like this: One of the rooms is supposedly haunted by a girl who used to live there.... Really? Did she die there? Why's she there? Did she just love college ...


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    Old Bryce Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    43.6 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    A former insane asylum with a reputation for treating its patients cruelly (especially black patients of which there were a disproportionate amount), this place is an obvious choice for claims of haunting. People claim to feel hot and cold spots, see items moving and hear ghostly sounds and footsteps. ...


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    43.6 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Although most ghost websites will refer to this place as Old Bryce Mental Hospital, this is not an accurate designation. There is a Bryce Mental Hospital in Alabama, but it has been located in Tuscaloosa since its inception in 1861 and the Jemison Center, as this place is accurately called, ...


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    44.7 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    People in the performing arts claim to her crying of a little girl, and gets the reaction of a man who accidentally got hung when a play or any other event messes up. (Submitted by Amie)


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    Flatwoods

    Steele, Alabama

    45.5 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The woods along here is reportedly the site where a group of freed black slaves set up a settlement following the Civil War that was burned out and destroyed by the KKK. It is said to be haunted by the men and women who died during the raid.


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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    53.1 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    53.4 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    One of those interesting phenomena, this Gravity Hill can be found just west of Fulton Gap Rd on Gravity Hill Lane/U.S. 280.


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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    55.1 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    At these historic Native American mounds, reports say, ghostly drums may be heard at night and lights may be seen coming from one of the larger mounds that looks like a pyramid.


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    Cry Baby Hollow Bridge

    Hartselle, Alabama

    58.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Various urban legends have arisen around the claims that Cry Baby Hollow and the bridge going across it are haunted. A baby is said to have died there, either from murder, a car accident, a wagon accident from pioneer days, or variations on the theme. People claim to ...


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    Auto Zone

    Moulton, Alabama

    59.3 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    The land this was built on was at one time a cemetery. Allegedly there is a photo that shows a ghost in it.


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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    60.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Although the house no longer exists, the ground it stands on still does and the ground itself is the source of the haunting claims. Supposedly this house was built on old slave quarters and a cemetery (very busy stretch of land) and this made for some uneasy living.


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    61 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Every bridge in Alabama is haunted. Every. Single. Bridge. This one however you'd best be careful on, because it's not your standard "scorned woman walks the bridge" story. This one contains a malevolent and evil presence prone to chasing people and vehicular violence.


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    Abbie's House

    Guntersville, Alabama

    63.4 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    This home dates back to 1909 and is registered by the local historical society. All the locals know it as "Abbie's House," as it was built and lived in by Abbie Smith, who founded the United Methodist church in nearby Warrenton, AL. Many subsequent owners of the home ...


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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    64.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    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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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    64.7 miles from West Jefferson, AL

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


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    64.9 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    A ghostly face appears in the window of this courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama. Legend attributes the face to a wrongly-accused man who was either lynched by an angry mob after being dragged from the courthouse or who died after being struck by lightning at the exact moment that he leaned ...


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    65.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    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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    Main Street Strip

    Albertville, Alabama

    65.2 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    Apparently the entire length of Main Street is haunted by the ghosts of tornado victims. Residents hear screaming and footsteps and other ghostly sounds.


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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    65.3 miles from West Jefferson, AL

    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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