While growing up, we heard a variety of urban legends in Alabama. Some of us even sought to see if these stories were true. Listed below are eight of the most popular Alabama urban legends. How many of these pieces of Alabama folklore have you heard and/or experienced?

Note: Many urban legends have different versions, so keep that in mind as you read the ones listed below.

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How many of these Alabama urban legends were you already familiar with and which are brand new to you? What other urban legends would you add to this list?

If you love learning about haunted Alabama and all the creepy things that have happened here, it might be time to pack up the car for our haunted places in Alabama road trip. This trip takes almost fourteen hours so it would be best to reserve an entire weekend for it, but that said, with six spots, ranging from cemeteries to hotels, this trip is more than worth your time. You’re sure to feel some of the hairs on your neck rise as you travel!

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