Whether you are a staunch believer, a skeptical cynic, or somewhere in between, you've likely heard countless tales of ghostly encounters across the USA. People from all walks of life claim to have had run-ins with the supernatural.
But what exactly are the odds of seeing a ghost? We monitored paranormal activity across all 50 states to discover the United States’ most haunted hotspots; and it turns out you might well hit the jackpot in Texas, where there have been 4,938 spiritual sightings – more than any other state.
California and Ohio closely follow as the second and third most haunted states in the nation for ghostly encounters.
At the other end of the spectrum, the odds are not in your favor in Alabama, which ranks second to last, just ahead of the not-so-spooky Kentucky.
It’s time to discover the 20 most haunted states, and if you play your cards right, you might get to see a spirit too.
We monitored the number of ghost sightings per state from www.ghostsofamerica.com to determine which state is the most haunted.