Texas has all sorts of history when it comes to bizarre sightings like the nearly countless Marfa Lights experiences or when what felt like the whole town of Stephenville noticed a strange flight formation in 2008. As recently as July several people in the Killeen-Temple, Texas area reported seeing a UFO.

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What makes the Lone Star State unique is that many of the state's UFO sightings have occurred with more than one witness and that has in turn prompted many more questions. In Central Texas we often see Starlink flying overhead on our many clear nights, and with SpaceX located in our backyard launching countless additional rockets and satellites the sightings are guaranteed to only increase.

What is the proper procedure if you do encounter a UFO in Texas?


Believe it or not, and that's what this really comes down to, believing, there is a National UFO Reporting Center. Next year they celebrate their 50th year of operation, in in that time over 170,000 UFOs have been reported.

Personally, I have never seen a UFO, or at least I have no memory of ever seeing one.

Whether you believe in UFOs or simply haunted and scary locations, Texas is chalk full of urban legends, old wives' tales, and campfire stories to always leave you coming back for more. Buckle up and discover the 7 scariest locations in the Lone Star State, then recline a bit to find out where Texas ranks in the United States for UFO sightings while discovering unique stories in each individual state.

Seven Scariest Sights In Texas

These are the 7 most haunted places to visit in Texas according to TravelTexas.com

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LOOK: The states with the most UFO sightings

For each state, we’ve also included details of famous UFO sightings in that state. Of note is that almost three-quarters of all UFO sighting reports in the United States occur between 4 p.m. and midnight, and tend to peak between 9 and 10 p.m. Food for thought next time you're out scoping for alien life. Keep reading to see which states have had the most UFO sightings.

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10 Greatest Texas Fears And Phobias

BetTexas.com compiled the top 10 phobias of Texas based on Google searches. Did your biggest fear make the list?

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