6 Abandoned Places In Mississippi That Are Too Creepy For Words
By Daniella DiRienzo|Updated on September 20, 2023(Originally published September 02, 2022)
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as the Mississippi-based Parents & Kids Magazine. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
Between the eerie silence and the complete solitude, abandoned places tend to be pretty creepy. Not convinced? Then clearly you haven’t visited these abandoned places in Mississippi, which include everything from a bridge with a sinister past to a town from yesteryear that appears frozen in time.
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What are some creepy abandoned places in Mississippi?
There are plenty of long-forgotten and abandoned places in Mississippi. One of the most notorious abandoned spots in Mississippi is an amusement park called Royal Land in Meridian, which has been empty and alone since the 1970s.
Are there many abandoned houses in Mississippi?
There are thousands of abandoned houses in Mississippi, as well as dilapidated old abandoned buildings in Mississippi. In the city of Jackson alone, there are more than 3,000 abandoned and decaying homes and structures. There are also quite a few spooky ghost towns in Mississippi. Mississippi has the 8th-highest vacancy rate in terms of homes in the nation, and many of those homes are dilapidated and in a state of utter disrepair. Exactly why homes end up abandoned ends up being up to history and each individual case, but rest assured there are no places quite like Mississippi when it comes to abandoned places.
Where are some creepy places in Mississippi?
Among the creepiest places in Mississippi are:
Stuckey’s Bridge: This creepy old bridge in Mississippi is thought to be quite haunted, thanks to volumes upon volumes of spooky stories attributed to the area over the decades. It’s been abandoned since 1901, and the stories surrounding it and its history are dark. They say old man Stuckey was a serial killer in the late 1800s, luring folks to the inn he kept on the other side of the bridge to their demises. You cannot cross the bridge today, but it’s still visible.