Town Names for Halloween Tales

Town Names for Halloween Tales

public domain image of SleepyHollow sign

public domain image of Sleepy Hollow sign

There is no need to make up a creepy town name for your Halloween tale when there are so many already in existence. Only one or two of these unusual names belong to a county instead of a city.

The states with Halloween related city names are listed in alphabetical order, as are the cities within each state. Whatever you want your story to focus on – murder, pumpkins, candy, monsters, satan, spiders, bats, or cats – you should be able to find at least one appropriately named town in the below list.

Alabama
Pumpkin Center, Alabama
Screamer, Alabama
Slaughter Landing, Alabama
Trickem, Alabama
Yelling Settlement, Alabama

Alaska
Red Devil, Alaska

Arizona
Pumpkin Center, Arizona
Skull Valley, Arizona
Tombstone, Arizona

Arkansas
Black Cat, Arkansas
Pumpkin Bend, Arkansas
Treat, Arkansas
Yellville, Arkansas

California
Devil Canyon, California
Devils Den, California
Devils Elbow, California
Hell, California
Pumpkin Center, California

Colorado
Spook City, Colorado

Connecticut
Devils Backbone, Connecticut
Firetown, Connecticut

Delaware
Slaughter, Delaware
Slaughter Beach, Delaware

Florida
Deadman Landing, Florida
Pumpkin Center, Florida

Georgia
Pumpkin, Georgia
Skullhead, Georgia
Slaughter Creek, Georgia
Treat, Georgia
Trickem, Georgia

Idaho
Devils Ladder, Idaho

Illinois
Boos, Illinois

Indiana
Dead Mans Crossing, Indiana
Pumpkin Center, Indiana

Kentucky
Pumpkin Center, Kentucky
Spider, Kentucky
Transylvania Beach, Kentucky

Louisiana
Pumpkin Center, Louisiana
Slaughter, Louisiana
Spider, Louisiana
Transylvania, Louisiana
Treat, Louisiana

Maine
Deadmans Corner, Maine

Maryland
Holler, Maryland
Pumpkin Center, Maryland
Spook Hill, Maryland

Massachusetts
Satans Kingdom, Massachusetts

Michigan
Devils Corner, Michigan
Devils Elbow, Michigan
Devils Lake, Michigan
Hell, Michigan
Witch Lake, Michigan

Mississippi
Bloody Springs, Mississippi
Merry Hell, Mississippi
Pumpkin Center, Mississippi

Missouri
Devils Elbow, Missouri
Frankenstein, Missouri
Pumpkin Center, Missouri

Nebraska
Devils Gap, Nebraska

New Hampshire
Bloody, New Hampshire
Hell Hollow, New Hampshire

New York
Fresh Kills, New York
Great Kills, New York
Kill Buck, New York
Pumpkin Hill, New York
Pumpkin Hollow, New York
Pumpkin Hook, New York
Sleepy Hollow, New York
Suicide Corners, New York
West Kill, New York

North Carolina
Bat Cave, North Carolina
Half Hell, North Carolina
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Pumpkin Center, North Carolina
Pumpkintown, North Carolina
Seven Devils, North Carolina
Transylvania County, North Carolina

North Dakota
Devils Lake, North Dakota

Ohio
Bloody Corners, Ohio
Candy Town, Ohio
Deadman Crossing, Ohio
Deadmans, Ohio
Devil Town, Ohio
Hells Corners, Ohio
Pyro, Ohio

Okalahoma
Dead Women Crossing, Oklahoma
Pumpkin Center, Oklahoma
Slaughterville, Oklahoma

Oregon
Witch Hazel, Oregon

Pennsylvania
Hershey, Pennsylvania

South Carolina
Devils Cross Roads, South Carolina
Pumpkintown, South Carolina
Spiderweb, South Carolina

South Dakota
Pumpkin Center, South Dakota

Tennessee
Pumpkin Center, Tennessee
Pumpkintown, Tennessee
Screamer, Tennessee
Skullbone, Tennessee
Slaughter, Tennessee
Yell, Tennessee

Texas
Chocolate Bayou, Texas
Pumpkin, Texas

Utah
Devils Slide, Utah

Vermont
Satans Kingdom, Vermont

Virginia
Goblintown, Virginia
Little Hell, Virginia
Pumpkin Center, Virginia
Screamersville, Virginia

West Virginia
Pumpkintown, West Virginia
Scary, West Virginia
Skull Run, West Virginia

Wisconsin
Devils Corner, Wisconsin
Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin

Wyoming
Casper, Wyoming
Deadmans Corner, Wyoming
Devils Den, Wyoming
Devils Tower, Wyoming
Skull Creek, Wyoming

If you know of any other town names that belong in this list, please let me know and I will add them to the list.

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