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Leander, Texas: Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cemetery

As seen in the opening shots of the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" film (1974).

Bagdad Cemetery

CR 279, Leander, TX
SE corner of County Rd 279 and FM Rd 2243.
Daytime. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Bagdad Cemetery.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cemetery

Super cool to visit. I have driven by Bagdad Cemetery and never knew that a Texas Chainsaw Massacre scene was filmed here.

[Cynthia W, 07/05/2024]
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cemetery

The metal arch that says "Baghdad Cemetery" has fallen down and is lying in the grass near the entrance.

[Michael, 05/04/2019]

Sept. 2019: Kelley updates: "The arch was reported as now restored."

Bagdad Cemetery.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cemetery

Prior to visiting Texas, I did a little research (RA notwithstanding) to find some sites on the way north from Austin. On good authority this is the opening shot from the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Spooky even in daytime. There is a barbeque shack in a small strip mall on the opposite side should you need ribs or rest room. Park here and cross the road.

[Spiderpig41, 11/09/2011]

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