Iowa Ghost Sightings.

These are the most recent ghost sightings in Iowa

Burlington, Iowa - The old library building is now the local museum. The building is supposedly inhabited by a spirit known as Miss Elizabeth. Miss Elizabeth was a librarian back in the day and has been seen by staff and volunteers. There are reports of being touched, ... READ MORE

Burlington, Iowa - The Garrett-Phelps house Museum is allegedly still inhabited by a member of the Garrett-Phelps family and possibly a servant. Housekeepers, volunteers, and staff have reported unusual activity in Miss Katherine's room. Everything from disembodied voi... READ MORE

Mitchellville, Iowa - I've heard of two instances where a lady in white has been seen walked down the middle of Market Avenue between 6th and 3rd Streets. It happens in the middle of the night, and she disappears.... READ MORE



Clinton, Iowa - I don't know if this is a ghost story or not? My mother remembers seeing Indians mounds on the north to northwesterly side of Springdale Cemetery. They are digging in that general area now (late fall 2020 to spring of 2021). I hope they don't find an... READ MORE

Estherville, Iowa - In the late 1990s I rented a house in the country about 2.5 miles south of Ft. Defiance Park (the way the crow flies). One Sunday night I went to bed early and was having trouble getting to sleep. Suddenly out of nowhere a very bright ''spiraling sha... READ MORE

Des Moines, Iowa - We built our home twenty years ago in West Des Moines. It was built on farmland. My children and I started to notice strange things happening within a couple of years of moving in. Little things that happened were doorknobs turning, doors opening, th... READ MORE

Sioux City, Iowa - I live in Sioux City and work nights as a press operator at ''the newspaper.'' When I first started about ten years ago I kept thinking that I was seeing a person (shadow figure) behind the press which was about 70 feet long with a walkway behind it.... READ MORE

Clarinda, Iowa - I, for a fact, know that the tunnels in the old Clarinda Mental Health facility are haunted. I had to do a six-month treatment program back in 1985 at a place called the Quarter-way Program. While in the program they gave you jobs. I started out in t... READ MORE

Murray, Iowa - My husband and I moved to town a year before we got married and rented the house on Lyon Street. From the time we moved in, strange things occurred. The house is near railroad tracks, and I attributed many of the occurrences to effects of the passing... READ MORE



Washington, Iowa - We (my wife and our three children) recently started camping at a very primitive spot in Washington County, IA called Sockum Ridge. We were so fed up with overcrowded and over priced campgrounds, so we called the Washington County Conservation Board ... READ MORE

Storm Lake, Iowa - I am a 2010 graduate of Buena Vista University. I played football and am not usually so worked up about paranormal experiences until I had my own. My senior year I lived in the basement of Pierce Hall. My room was in the middle of the hallway in the ... READ MORE

Keokuk, Iowa - I lived on High Street (a house built in the 1800s by General Samuel Curtis, famous for the battle of Pea Ridge) for close to five years. When we first moved in, the first things we noticed was that the carriage house lights upstairs would turn on du... READ MORE

Recent Comments:
Osceola, Iowa - My daughter saw her as well in 2009! Evidently after some research I found that a woman's body was f...

Urbandale, Iowa - Nuns can't marry, so it couldn't have been her husband....

Perry, Iowa - That's crazy. I've seen the same guy although he wasn't alive or real, but I saw him while doing a p...

Luana, Iowa - I'm the one who wrote this incident, and it happened exactly like I wrote 57 years ago....

Coralville, Iowa - I read the article by Dick Hakes a while back, and it said some of your organization members have wi...

Washington, Iowa - My husband and I love this....

Washington, Iowa - Do you know the address or what road it's on? I live in Washington IA....

Pacific Junction, Iowa - I'm pretty sure it was a little girl that killed one of her parents or sister or something....


Select your Iowa city or town to read about local ghost sightings if you dare...



A

Ackley
Ackworth
Adair
Adel - - 1 sighting
Afton - - 2 sightings
Agency
Ainsworth - - 2 sightings
Akron
Albert City
Albia - - 5 sightings
Albion - - 3 sightings
Alburnett
Alden - - 1 sighting
Alexander
Algona - - 2 sightings
Alleman - - 1 sighting
Allerton
Allison
Alta - - 2 sightings
Alta Vista - - 2 sightings
Alton
Altoona - - 11 sightings
Alvord
Amana
Ames - - 4 sightings
Anamosa - - 4 sightings
Andover
Andrew
Anita
Ankeny - - 5 sightings
Anthon
Aplington - - 1 sighting
Arcadia - - 1 sighting
Archer
Aredale
Argyle
Arion
Arlington - - 1 sighting
Armstrong
Arnolds Park - - 1 sighting
Arthur
Ashton
Atalissa
Atkins
Atlantic - - 1 sighting
Auburn
Audubon - - 2 sightings
Aurelia - - 1 sighting
Aurora
Avoca
Ayrshire


B

Badger
Bagley
Baldwin
Bancroft
Barnes City
Barnum - - 1 sighting
Batavia - - 1 sighting
Battle Creek - - 1 sighting
Baxter
Bayard
Beacon
Beaman
Bedford
Belle Plaine - - 2 sightings
Bellevue
Belmond
Bennett
Benton
Bernard
Berwick - - 1 sighting
Bettendorf - - 2 sightings
Bevington
Birmingham
Blairsburg
Blairstown
Blakesburg - - 1 sighting
Blanchard
Blencoe
Blockton
Bloomfield - - 5 sightings
Blue Grass - - 1 sighting
Bode
Bonaparte - - 1 sighting
Bondurant - - 3 sightings
Boone - - 2 sightings
Booneville
Bouton
Boxholm
Boyden
Braddyville
Bradford
Bradgate
Brandon
Brayton
Breda - - 1 sighting
Bridgewater - - 1 sighting
Brighton - - 1 sighting
Bristow - - 2 sightings
Britt - - 1 sighting
Bronson - - 1 sighting
Brooklyn - - 1 sighting
Brunsville
Bryant
Buckingham
Buffalo - - 2 sightings
Buffalo Center - - 1 sighting
Burlington - - 20 sightings - 1 PHOTO - VERY RECENT SIGHTING
Burnside
Burt - - 1 sighting
Bussey


C

Calamus - - 2 sightings
Callender
Calmar
Camanche - - 4 sightings
Cambridge
Cantril
Carlisle - - 1 sighting
Carpenter
Carroll - - 1 sighting
Carson
Carter Lake
Cascade - - 1 sighting
Casey - - 1 sighting
Castalia
Castana
Cedar
Cedar Falls - - 3 sightings
Cedar Rapids - - 14 sightings
Center Junction
Center Point - - 1 sighting
Centerville - - 7 sightings
Central City - - 1 sighting
Chariton - - 1 sighting
Charles City - - 2 sightings
Charlotte
Charter Oak
Chatsworth
Chelsea - - 1 sighting
Cherokee - - 5 sightings
Chester
Chillicothe
Churdan
Cincinnati - - 1 sighting
Clare - - 1 sighting
Clarence
Clarinda - - 6 sightings
Clarion - - 8 sightings
Clarksville - - 5 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Clear Lake - - 1 sighting
Clearfield - - 1 sighting
Cleghorn
Clemons
Clermont
Clinton - - 44 sightings - 1 PHOTO - VERY RECENT SIGHTING
Clio
Clive - - 2 sightings
Clutier
Coggon
Coin
Colesburg
Colfax - - 2 sightings
College Springs
Collins
Colo
Columbia
Columbus City
Columbus Junction
Conesville - - 2 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Conrad
Conroy
Coon Rapids - - 1 sighting
Cooper - - 1 sighting
Coralville - - 1 sighting
Corning - - 5 sightings
Correctionville
Corwith
Corydon
Coulter
Council Bluffs - - 12 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Crawfordsville - - 1 sighting
Crescent
Cresco - - 5 sightings
Creston - - 8 sightings
Crystal Lake
Cumberland
Cumming
Curlew
Cushing
Cylinder


D

Dakota City
Dallas
Dallas Center - - 1 sighting
Dana
Danbury
Danville
Davenport - - 15 sightings
Davis City - - 1 sighting
Dawson
Dayton
De Soto
De Witt - - 1 sighting
Decatur
Decorah - - 1 sighting
Dedham - - 1 sighting
Deep River - - 1 sighting
Defiance
Delaware - - 1 sighting
Delhi
Delmar - - 1 sighting
Deloit
Delta - - 1 sighting
Denison - - 5 sightings
Denmark
Denver
Derby
Des Moines - - 18 sightings
Dewar
Dexter - - 3 sightings
Diagonal - - 1 sighting
Dickens
Dike
Dixon
Dolliver
Donahue
Donnellson
Doon
Dorchester
Douds
Dougherty
Dow City
Dows
Drakesville
Dubuque - - 12 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Dumont
Duncombe
Dundee - - 2 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Dunkerton - - 1 sighting
Dunlap
Durango
Durant - - 3 sightings
Dyersville - - 3 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Dysart - - 4 sightings


E

Eagle Grove - - 4 sightings
Earlham
Earling - - 1 sighting
Earlville
Early
Eddyville
Edgewood
Elberon
Eldon - - 1 sighting
Eldora - - 1 sighting
Eldridge - - 1 sighting
Elgin - - 1 sighting
Elk Horn
Elkader
Elkhart
Elkport - - 1 sighting
Elliott - - 1 sighting
Ellston
Ellsworth
Elma
Ely - - 1 sighting
Emerson
Emmetsburg
Epworth
Essex
Estherville - - 3 sightings
Evansdale - - 1 sighting
Everly
Exira
Exline - - 1 sighting


F

Fairbank
Fairfax
Fairfield - - 4 sightings
Farley
Farmersburg
Farmington
Farnhamville
Farragut - - 1 sighting
Fayette
Fenton
Ferguson - - 1 sighting
Fertile - - 1 sighting
Floris
Floyd
Fonda
Fontanelle
Forest City - - 1 sighting
Fort Atkinson - - 1 sighting
Fort Dodge - - 21 sightings
Fort Madison - - 15 sightings
Fredericksburg - - 2 sightings
Frederika
Fremont
Fruitland - - 1 sighting


G

Galt
Galva
Garber
Garden City
Garden Grove - - 4 sightings
Garnavillo
Garner
Garrison - - 1 sighting
Garwin
Geneva
George - - 3 sightings
Gibson - - 1 sighting
Gilbert - - 1 sighting
Gilbertville
Gillett Grove
Gilman - - 3 sightings
Gilmore City - - 2 sightings
Gladbrook - - 2 sightings
Glenwood - - 4 sightings
Glidden
Goldfield
Goodell
Goose Lake
Gowrie
Graettinger
Grafton
Grand Junction - - 1 sighting
Grand Mound
Grand River
Grandview - - 6 sightings
Granger
Grant
Granville
Gravity
Gray
Greeley
Greene - - 1 sighting
Greenfield - - 2 sightings
Greenville
Grimes - - 1 sighting
Grinnell - - 11 sightings
Griswold - - 2 sightings
Grundy Center
Gruver
Guernsey
Guthrie Center - - 1 sighting
Guttenberg - - 1 sighting


H

Halbur
Hamburg - - 1 sighting
Hamilton - - 1 sighting
Hamlin - - 1 sighting
Hampton - - 3 sightings
Hancock - - 1 sighting
Hanlontown
Harcourt
Hardy
Harlan - - 3 sightings
Harper
Harpers Ferry - - 1 sighting
Harris
Hartford - - 2 sightings
Hartley - - 1 sighting
Hartwick
Harvey - - 2 sightings
Hastings
Havelock
Haverhill - - 1 sighting
Hawarden - - 2 sightings
Hawkeye
Hayesville
Hazleton - - 3 sightings
Hedrick - - 1 sighting
Henderson
Hiawatha - - 1 sighting
Hillsboro
Hinton - - 1 sighting
Holland
Holstein
Holy Cross
Homestead
Honey Creek
Hopkinton
Hornick
Hospers - - 2 sightings
Houghton
Hubbard
Hudson
Hull - - 1 sighting
Humboldt - - 2 sightings
Humeston
Huxley - - 1 sighting


I

Ida Grove - - 1 sighting
Imogene - - 2 sightings
Independence - - 5 sightings
Indianola - - 3 sightings
Inwood
Ionia
Iowa City - - 7 sightings
Iowa Falls - - 6 sightings
Ireton
Irwin - - 1 sighting


J

Jamaica
Janesville
Jefferson - - 2 sightings
Jesup - - 1 sighting
Jewell
Johnston - - 1 sighting
Joice
Jolley


K

Kalona - - 1 sighting
Kamrar
Kanawha - - 1 sighting
Kellerton
Kelley - - 1 sighting
Kellogg - - 1 sighting
Kensett - - 2 sightings
Keokuk - - 10 sightings
Keosauqua
Keota - - 1 sighting
Kesley
Keswick
Keystone
Killduff
Kimballton
Kingsley
Kirkman
Kirkville
Kiron - - 3 sightings
Klemme - - 1 sighting
Knierim
Knoxville - - 4 sightings - 1 PHOTO


L

La Motte - - 1 sighting
La Porte City - - 3 sightings
Lacona - - 1 sighting
Ladora
Lake City - - 1 sighting
Lake Mills
Lake Park
Lake View
Lakota
Lamoni - - 1 sighting
Lamont - - 1 sighting
Lanesboro - - 1 sighting
Lansing
Larchwood
Larrabee - - 1 sighting
Latimer
Laurel - - 1 sighting
Laurens
Lawler
Lawton - - 1 sighting
Le Claire - - 4 sightings
Le Grand
Le Mars - - 3 sightings
Ledyard
Lehigh
Leighton - - 1 sighting
Leland
Lenox
Leon - - 1 sighting
Lester
Letts - - 1 sighting
Lewis - - 1 sighting
Liberty Center
Libertyville
Lidderdale
Lime Springs - - 7 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Lincoln - - 1 sighting
Linden
Lineville
Linn Grove - - 1 sighting
Lisbon
Liscomb - - 1 sighting
Little Cedar
Little Rock - - 1 sighting
Little Sioux
Livermore - - 1 sighting
Lockridge
Logan - - 1 sighting
Lohrville - - 1 sighting
Lone Rock
Lone Tree - - 1 sighting
Long Grove
Lorimor
Lost Nation
Lovilia - - 2 sightings
Low Moor
Lowden - - 1 sighting
Lu Verne
Luana - - 2 sightings
Lucas
Luther - - 1 sighting
Luxemburg
Luzerne
Lynnville - - 1 sighting
Lytton


M

Macedonia - - 1 sighting
Macksburg
Madrid
Magnolia - - 1 sighting
Malcom
Mallard
Malvern
Manchester - - 4 sightings
Manilla - - 1 sighting
Manly - - 1 sighting
Manning - - 1 sighting
Manson
Mapleton
Maquoketa - - 3 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Marathon
Marble Rock
Marcus
Marengo - - 3 sightings
Marion - - 8 sightings
Marne
Marquette - - 1 sighting
Marshalltown - - 16 sightings
Martelle
Martensdale
Martinsburg
Mason City - - 7 sightings
Masonville
Massena
Matlock - - 3 sightings
Maurice
Maxwell - - 1 sighting
Maynard - - 1 sighting
Mc Callsburg - - 3 sightings
Mc Causland - - 1 sighting
Mc Clelland
Mc Gregor
Mc Intire
Mechanicsville
Mediapolis
Melbourne - - 3 sightings
Melrose
Melvin
Menlo
Meriden
Merrill - - 2 sightings
Meservey
Middle Amana
Middletown - - 1 sighting
Miles
Milford - - 3 sightings
Millersburg - - 1 sighting
Millerton
Milo
Milton
Minburn - - 1 sighting
Minden
Mineola - - 2 sightings
Mingo
Missouri Valley - - 1 sighting
Mitchellville - - 8 sightings - VERY RECENT SIGHTING
Modale - - 2 sightings
Mondamin - - 1 sighting
Monmouth
Monona
Monroe
Montezuma - - 1 sighting
Monticello - - 1 sighting
Montour - - 3 sightings
Montrose
Moorhead
Moorland - - 1 sighting
Moravia - - 1 sighting
Morley
Morning Sun
Moscow
Moulton
Mount Auburn - - 1 sighting
Mount Ayr
Mount Pleasant - - 2 sightings
Mount Sterling
Mount Union - - 1 sighting
Mount Vernon - - 1 sighting
Moville - - 2 sightings
Murray - - 1 sighting
Muscatine - - 17 sightings
Mystic - - 1 sighting


N

Nashua - - 1 sighting
Nemaha
Neola
Nevada - - 2 sightings
New Albin
New Hampton - - 1 sighting
New Hartford - - 3 sightings
New Liberty
New London - - 1 sighting
New Market - - 1 sighting
New Providence
New Sharon - - 2 sightings
New Vienna
New Virginia
Newell - - 1 sighting
Newhall
Newton - - 2 sightings
Nichols - - 1 sighting
Nodaway
Nora Springs - - 1 sighting
North Buena Vista
North English - - 1 sighting
North Liberty - - 1 sighting
Northboro
Northwood - - 2 sightings
Norwalk - - 4 sightings
Norway


O

Oakland
Oakville - - 1 sighting
Ocheyedan
Odebolt
Oelwein - - 4 sightings
Ogden
Okoboji - - 2 sightings
Olds - - 1 sighting
Olin - - 1 sighting
Ollie
Onawa - - 2 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Onslow
Orange City - - 1 sighting
Orchard
Orient
Osage - - 3 sightings
Osceola - - 6 sightings
Oskaloosa - - 7 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Ossian
Otho
Otley
Oto
Ottosen
Ottumwa - - 10 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Oxford
Oxford Junction
Oyens


P

Pacific Junction - - 1 sighting
Packwood - - 1 sighting
Palmer
Palo - - 8 sightings
Panama
Panora
Parkersburg - - 2 sightings
Parnell
Paton
Patterson - - 1 sighting
Paullina - - 1 sighting
Pella - - 1 sighting
Peosta - - 1 sighting
Percival - - 2 sightings
Perry - - 1 sighting
Persia - - 1 sighting
Peru
Peterson
Pierson
Pilot Mound
Pisgah
Plainfield - - 1 sighting
Plano
Pleasant Valley
Pleasantville - - 4 sightings - 1 PHOTO - RECENT SIGHTING
Plover
Plymouth
Pocahontas - - 3 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Polk City
Pomeroy
Popejoy
Portsmouth
Postville - - 2 sightings
Prairie City - - 1 sighting
Prairieburg
Prescott - - 1 sighting
Preston
Primghar
Princeton
Prole
Promise City - - 1 sighting
Protivin - - 1 sighting
Pulaski


Q

Quasqueton
Quimby


R

Radcliffe - - 1 sighting
Rake
Ralston
Randalia
Randall
Randolph
Raymond
Readlyn
Reasnor
Red Oak - - 5 sightings
Redding
Redfield - - 1 sighting
Reinbeck - - 1 sighting
Rembrandt
Remsen - - 1 sighting
Renwick - - 1 sighting
Rhodes
Riceville
Richland
Ridgeway - - 3 sightings
Ringsted
Rippey
Riverside - - 1 sighting
Riverton
Robins - - 2 sightings
Rock Rapids
Rock Valley - - 1 sighting
Rockford
Rockwell
Rockwell City - - 1 sighting
Rodney
Roland
Rolfe
Rose Hill - - 1 sighting
Rowan - - 4 sightings
Rowley
Royal
Rudd - - 1 sighting
Runnells - - 1 sighting
Russell
Ruthven - - 2 sightings
Rutland
Ryan


S

Sabula - - 3 sightings
Sac City
Saint Ansgar
Saint Anthony
Saint Charles
Saint Donatus
Saint Lucas
Saint Olaf
Salem - - 1 sighting
Salix - - 2 sightings
Sanborn - - 1 sighting
Scarville
Schaller - - 1 sighting
Schleswig - - 2 sightings
Scranton - - 1 sighting
Searsboro - - 2 sightings
Selma - - 2 sightings
Sergeant Bluff - - 2 sightings
Seymour
Shannon City
Sharpsburg
Sheffield
Shelby
Sheldahl - - 1 sighting
Sheldon - - 1 sighting
Shell Rock - - 1 sighting
Shellsburg
Shenandoah - - 3 sightings
Sherrill - - 1 sighting
Sibley
Sidney - - 1 sighting
Sigourney
Silver City
Sioux Center - - 6 sightings
Sioux City - - 41 sightings
Sioux Rapids
Slater - - 1 sighting
Sloan
Smithland - - 2 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Soldier
Solon - - 11 sightings
Somers
South Amana
South English
Spencer - - 1 sighting
Sperry
Spillville - - 1 sighting
Spirit Lake - - 4 sightings
Spragueville
Springbrook - - 1 sighting
Springville
Stacyville
Stanhope
Stanley - - 1 sighting
Stanton
Stanwood - - 2 sightings
State Center
Steamboat Rock
Stockport - - 1 sighting
Stockton
Storm Lake - - 7 sightings
Story City
Stout - - 2 sightings
Stratford - - 1 sighting
Strawberry Point - - 2 sightings
Stuart - - 2 sightings
Sully
Sumner
Superior
Sutherland - - 2 sightings
Swaledale
Swan
Swea City
Swedesburg
Swisher - - 2 sightings


T

Tabor
Tama - - 2 sightings
Templeton
Terril - - 9 sightings
Thayer
Thompson
Thor - - 1 sighting
Thornton
Thurman
Tiffin - - 1 sighting
Tingley
Tipton
Titonka
Toddville - - 1 sighting
Toledo - - 1 sighting
Tracy
Traer - - 4 sightings
Treynor
Tripoli - - 1 sighting
Truesdale
Truro


U

Udell
Underwood
Union
Unionville - - 1 sighting
University Park - - 1 sighting
Urbana - - 4 sightings
Urbandale - - 2 sightings
Ute


V

Vail
Van Horne
Van Meter
Van Wert
Varina
Ventura
Victor
Villisca - - 2 sightings
Vincent - - 1 sighting
Vining
Vinton - - 1 sighting
Volga


W

Wadena
Walcott - - 2 sightings
Walford
Walker - - 1 sighting
Wall Lake
Wallingford
Walnut - - 2 sightings - RECENT SIGHTING
Wapello - - 3 sightings
Washington - - 3 sightings
Washta
Waterloo - - 6 sightings - 1 PHOTO
Waterville
Watkins
Waucoma
Waukee - - 2 sightings
Waukon - - 5 sightings
Waverly - - 2 sightings
Wayland
Webb
Webster
Webster City - - 4 sightings
Weldon
Wellman - - 2 sightings
Wellsburg
Welton
Wesley
West Bend
West Branch - - 2 sightings
West Burlington - - 1 sighting
West Chester
West Des Moines - - 2 sightings
West Liberty - - 1 sighting
West Point
West Union
Westfield - - 1 sighting
Westgate
Westphalia
Westside
Wever
What Cheer
Wheatland - - 1 sighting
Whiting - - 2 sightings
Whittemore
Whitten
Williams
Williamsburg - - 2 sightings
Williamson
Wilton - - 2 sightings - RECENT SIGHTING
Winfield
Winterset - - 4 sightings
Winthrop
Wiota
Woden - - 2 sightings
Woodbine
Woodburn
Woodward
Woolstock - - 1 sighting
Worthington
Wyoming - - 1 sighting


Y

Yale
Yarmouth - - 1 sighting


Z

Zearing - - 4 sightings
Zwingle - - 1 sighting
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