Almost all cemeteries can be creepy at night. However, what people sometimes forget is that they’re a peaceful place to visit our loved ones during the day. There are exceptions to every rule, and land that is designed to lay the dead to rest has exceptional exceptions. Not all those who should be resting actually rest, according to many a resident and visitor to the haunted cemeteries in Kentucky.

No disrespect to any who has ancestors or friends entombed at the following, but here are 16 haunted cemeteries in Kentucky that put the C in creepy. If you chose to visit these Kentucky cemeteries, no matter how frightened you are, please be respectful! Folks are resting here.

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Once again, no disrespect is meant towards any of these final resting places, nor to the souls that reside therein. These stories about haunted cemeteries in Kentucky have been passed along and have gotten attention over the years, causing many to fear entering some of these areas. Realistically, not many people find these haunted cemeteries in Kentucky comforting in the moonlight. Most of us have seen strange things at some point that cannot be explained. If you have a graveyard tale to tell, please share it in the comments below.

**Some images are not from actual cemeteries due to a lack of clear imagery issues**

If you can’t get enough of Kentucky ghost stories, take a look at our road trip through the many haunted places in Kentucky. In only about 9 and a half hours of driving, you will stop at ten of the most haunted places in Kentucky. Along the trip, you will see haunted hotels filled with ghosts both friendly and frightening, a massive underground cave system, and even an abandoned sanitarium that you can step inside and tour.

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Can I spend the night at any haunted hotels in Kentucky? 

If you want to spend your night with some spirits and aren't too worried about getting a good night's sleep, then you might want to book a few nights at one of these beautiful and haunted hotels in Kentucky:

Are there any haunted bars or restaurants in Kentucky that I should check out? 

Perhaps you find yourself a bit hungry on your travels, well, nothing makes a revitalizing meal better than the potential of seeing a ghost! You can eat and drink with a spirited crowd at haunted restaurants in Kentucky like:

 

Are there creepy abandoned places in Kentucky that I can visit? 

Another great way to feel those chills creep all the way up your spine is by visiting an abandoned place. These abandoned places in Kentucky are sure to give you a good fright.

 

As always, safety first! Some of these spaces are only meant to be observed from the outside, so make sure you do your research.