Reboot Illinois, an organization for citizen-led reform in Illinois, likes to have fun every once in a while. So, since it’s October, they decided to highlight one of my recent top 10 lists at Mysterious Heartland, “Top 10 Most Haunted Cities in Illinois.” It’s quite an honor for my work to have been noticed by this organization. Thanks, Kevin!
Illinois is rife with stories and local legends of allegedly haunted places, from the state’s creepiest cemeteries to roads known for strange and inexplicable happenings.
For years, the website Mysterious Heartland has sought out some of the most notable haunted locations throughout Illinois and the Midwest.
As Mysterious Heartland’s Michael Kleen points out, some people argue Illinois is one of the most haunted states in the nation, and cities across the state have eerie anecdotes that seemingly back up the claim.
Below is a list of the Top 10 most haunted cities in Illinois, according to Mysterious Heartland.