Texas has a long, often bloody, history, so it’s not surprising that it’s also got a lot of restless spirits. There are so many Texas ghost stories that it’s hard to pick the best, but we’ve narrowed it down to a slew of tales.
This list includes Texas ghosts, Texas urban legends, and haunted places in Texas. So, what’s so scary in Texas? There are hotels, houses, bridges, and parks. There are jilted lovers and fallen soldiers, protective mothers and forlorn families. Oh, and abandoned insane asylums. Come on, you didn’t think we were going to compile a creepy places list without at least one abandoned institution, right? This group of stories is as big and diverse as Texas itself.
Looking for even more creepy ghost stories from Texas? Check out this list.