Although the film is set in Louisiana, filming took place in Wilmington, North Carolina because an appropriate place for filming couldn't be found.

The Mansun Transistor radio featured in the film is now owned by a huge fan of the movie.

Jacob Sullivan did uncredited rewrites.

Jessabelle's gravestone was made of solid concrete weighing in at 40 lbs and is now owned by a collector in the Pacific Northwest.

In the scene where Jessie and Preston take the boat across the bayou you can see NC on the boat. Meaning this boat is from North Carolina waters