spooky place names in canada

Every country has it’s list of weird and wonderful place names, but we’re not sure that anywhere quite does creepy (in such volume) as Canada.

From east coast to west coast we’ve scoured the provinces to bring you the internet’s most comprehensive list of sinister, malevolent, and down-right weird names of places that are or were inhabited or visited by living humans.

With a nod to everything from disfigured limbs to gruesome buffalo heads here’s 25 spooktacularly named places that actually exist.

1. Axe Point, Northwest Territories

2. Dead Creek, New Brunswick

3. Coffin Cove, Newfoundland & Labrador

4. Bloodvein, Manitoba

5. Burnt Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador

6. Burnt Head, Nova Scotia

7. Butchers, Newfoundland and Labrador

8. Deadman’s Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

9. Desolation Sound, British Columbia

1. Devil’s Gate, Alberta

11. Dead Man’s Flats, Alberta

12. Destruction Bay, Yukon

13. Grave Flats, Alberta

14. Gore, Quebec

15. Ghost Lake, Alberta

16. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta

17. Hitchcock Bay, Saskatchewan

18. Pain Court, Ontario

19. Phantom Beach, Saskatchewan

20. Phantom Lake, British Columbia

21. Salem, Ontario

22. Serpent River, Ontario

23. Skull Creek, Saskatchewan

24. Sleepy Hollow, Saskatchewan

25. Spirit Lake, Yukon