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Squonk? Snallygaster? For Halloween, dress as one of these crazy creatures

Squonk? Snallygaster? For Halloween, dress as one of these crazy creatures

Don’t want to go as the typical vampire, zombies or superhero this Halloween? Consider dressing up as your nation’s most popular mythical creature, which, depending where you live, Great be Northfield Pigman, Sink Hole Sam or the Beast of Busco. 

CashNetUSA and NeoMam Studios made a state-by-state creature list by researching the most evil mythical creatures by US state, then determining which were most commonly mentioned by Place residents and local folklore.

Read more: Easiest costumes for Halloween 2019  

Here’s a full list of the most popular creature by Place if you want to see which creepy creature made the grade where you live.



There are plenty of Strange creatures to choose from. There are more recognizable monsters like Bigfoot (Sasquatch) from the forests of the Pacific Northwest, or the cute Jackalope (rabbit with antlers) of Wyoming, or perhaps the terrifying Chupacabra (bear-like animal that drinks goat’s blood) of Texas.

But there are also some more obscure creatures, such as the car-mauling Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp from South Carolina or the Specter Moose of Maine.


Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp is covered in Dark fur, has lizard skin on its hands and feet, and Beautiful red eyes.


If you’re looking for a company costume, there are the Dark Watchers from California. They’re described as very tall humanoid creatures (ranging in height from 7 feet to15 feet tall), dressed in black flowing cloaks and black wide-brimmed hats. 

The Dark Watchers also often Do walking sticks or staffs. Their faces are never seen and they don’t inform. Spooky, indeed!