6 Disturbing Cemeteries In Ohio That Will Give You Goosebumps

Cemeteries in and of themselves can be creepy to encounter, especially at night. What makes certain Ohio cemeteries even more unsettling, however, are the restless spirits and their eerie tales that you seem to find in literally every historic cemetery. The following are just a few super creepy cemeteries in Ohio.

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Address: Water Tower Dr, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Address: 1000 Greenlawn Ave, Columbus, OH 43223, USA
Address: 12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Address: 5880 Wakefield Mound Rd, Piketon, OH 45661, USA
Address: 118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
Address: 4521 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45232, USA
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Creepy Cemeteries in Ohio

April 28, 2021

What are some genuinely haunted places in Ohio?

Lucky for lovers of the paranormal, Ohio is a small state packed with big ghost stories and all the haunted and spooky places that come with them. Among the most notoriously haunted places in Ohio are places like the terrifying Ohio State Reformatory, where the ghosts roaming the halls are said to be those of some of the most violent criminals in Ohio’s history. There’s also Franklin Castle, supposedly one of the state’s most haunted places, right in the heart of Cleveland. We also have a fair share of haunted cemeteries, screaming bridges, and more. If you know where to look, you’ll find ghosts in Ohio. Check out this article for more inspiration. 

Are there any haunted cemeteries in Ohio?

Absolutely! Well… depending on who you ask, of course. Some folks would claim that there are no such things as ghosts, but we bet some of them would still refuse to enter some of these legendary Ohio cemeteries by themselves after dark. We’ve got a laundry list of supposedly haunted cemeteries peppered about the state, including ones like Cleveland’s Lake View Cemetery, where the angel statues are as creepy as the alleged ghosts, and every cemetery still on the grounds of The Ridges, at Ohio University, comes with its own set of ghost stories. You’re more likely to have a hard time finding Ohio cemeteries that don’t have a little bit of spooky magic about them.

What are some of the creepiest places in Ohio?

We suppose your definition of “creepy” comes into play, here, of course. If you’re the kind of person who finds cemeteries give you the chills, Ohio is home to more than 250 of them, including simple graveyards in the older towns. The train tunnel near Moonville, Ohio, is said to be crawling with ghosts, and a couple of hotels, motels, and inns throughout the state are said to have guests that never quite left. The old town of Boston Mills – known today to most as “Hell Town” – is a bizarre, supposedly haunted ghost town that was abandoned not terribly long ago for “mysterious” reasons. No matter what your definition of creepy is, you’ll find it in the Buckeye State.

Address: Water Tower Dr, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Address: 1000 Greenlawn Ave, Columbus, OH 43223, USA
Address: 12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Address: 5880 Wakefield Mound Rd, Piketon, OH 45661, USA
Address: 118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
Address: 4521 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45232, USA