The Bell Witch refers to one of the most famous American hauntings and a part of folklore, it also refers to the unseen spirit that was believed to be responsible for the many supernatural events that occured.

The Bell Witch is a poltergeist though some of the events said to of occured went into demonic possession, witchcraft and other evil magic and/or phenomena - the cause for the Bell Witch's sudden arrival and assaults remains a mystery and serves to fuel its power as a legend with many books and films based around the event existing.

The Bell Witch is infamous for being one of the few cases where a ghost is reported as killing a human, rather than simply driving them mad or scaring them away.