List of cemeteries in California

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This list of cemeteries in California includes currently operating, historical (closed for new interments), and defunct (graves abandoned or removed) cemeteries, columbaria, and mausolea. It does not include pet cemeteries. Selected interments are given for notable people. Some Southern California counties have a high number of motion picture and television star gravesites, due to those industries being concentrated there.

Alameda County[edit]

Alpine County[edit]

Amador County[edit]

Butte County[edit]

Calaveras County[edit]

Colusa County[edit]

Contra Costa County[edit]

Del Norte County[edit]

El Dorado County[edit]

Fresno County[edit]

Glenn County[edit]

Humboldt County[edit]

Imperial County[edit]

Inyo County[edit]

Kern County[edit]

Kings County[edit]

Lake County[edit]

Lassen County[edit]

Los Angeles County[edit]

Marin County[edit]

Mariposa County[edit]

Mendocino County[edit]

Merced County[edit]

Modoc County[edit]

Mono County[edit]

Monterey County[edit]

Napa County[edit]

Nevada County[edit]

Orange County[edit]

Placer County[edit]

Plumas County[edit]

Riverside County[edit]

Sacramento County[edit]

San Benito County[edit]

San Bernardino County[edit]

San Diego County[edit]

San Francisco County[edit]

San Joaquin County[edit]

San Luis Obispo County[edit]

San Mateo County[edit]

Santa Barbara County[edit]

Santa Clara County[edit]

Santa Cruz County[edit]

Shasta County[edit]

Sierra County[edit]

Siskiyou County[edit]

Solano County[edit]

  • Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, near Dixon
  • All Souls Cemetery, Vallejo
  • Benicia Arsenal Military Cemetery
  • Benicia City Cemetery
  • Carquinez Cemetery, Vallejo
  • Fairfield Cemetery
  • Rockville Cemetery
  • St. Dominic's Cemetery, Benicia
  • St. Vincent's Cemetery. Vallejo
  • Skyview Memorial Park, Vallejo
  • Sunrise Cemetery, Vallejo
  • Vacaville Cemetery, Vacaville
  • Binghampton Cemetery (formerly Valley Home Cemetery), Dixon

Sonoma County[edit]

Stanislaus County[edit]

Sutter County[edit]

Tehama County[edit]

Trinity County[edit]

Tulare County[edit]

Tuolumne County[edit]

Ventura County[edit]

Yolo County[edit]

Yuba County[edit]

See also[edit]


For references related to individual interments see articles for the particular individuals.
  1. ^ Cathedral of Christ the Light Mausoleum at Find a Grave
  2. ^ Chapel of Memories Columbarium at Find a Grave
  3. ^ County Cemetery at Find a Grave
  4. ^ Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Cemetery at Find a Grave
  5. ^ Pleasanton Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Find a Grave
  6. ^ Saint Augustines Cemetery at Find a Grave
  7. ^ Schipske, Gerrie (2016). "Images of America Series". Historic Cemeteries of Long Beach. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-1467117135. 
  8. ^ City of Claremont: Oak Park Cemetery
  9. ^
  10. ^ District Cemetery at Find a Grave
  11. ^ Eagleville Cemetery at Find a Grave
  12. ^ Greenwood Memorial Cemetery at Find a Grave
  13. ^ "Find A Grave: Belden Cemetery". Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  14. ^ "Find A Grave: Big Flat Cemetery". Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  15. ^ "Find A Grave: Butt Lake Cemetery". Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  16. ^ "Find A Grave: Chester Cemetery". Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  17. ^ "Find A Grave: Taylorsville District Cemetery". Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  18. ^ "Find A Grave: Whispering Pines Cemetery". Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  19. ^ San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery
  20. ^ a b Lichtenstein, Bea (2005). "Images of America Series". Cemeteries of Santa Clara. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 9780738530130. 
  21. ^ Santa Clara Mission Cemetery. Santa Clara University
  22. ^ Valley Home Memorial Park at Find a Grave
  23. ^ Lakewood Memorial Park
  24. ^ Wood Colony Cemetery
  25. ^ a b c Smith, Leo "HISTORY'S RESTING PLACE : The County's Cemeteries Can Be a Pathway That Leads Visitors Back Into Time" Los Angeles Times 11 February 1993. Accessed 14 December 2013
  26. ^ Ritsch, Massie "Volunteers Restore History at Cemetery" Los Angeles Times 13 June 1999. Accessed 14 December 2013
  27. ^ Baker, David R. (February 9, 1996). "Commission Backs Plans for 162-Acre Cemetery". Los Angeles Times. 
  28. ^ a b Boyd-Barrett, Claudia "Wreaths at Nordhoff Cemetery in Ojai remember those who served" Ventura County Star 14 December 2013. Accessed 14 December 2013
  29. ^ Soteros-McNamara, Liz "Not just another day of the dead: Members of the Japanese American Citizens League celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Oxnard Japanese Cemetery" Ventura County Reporter 15 May 2008. Accessed 14 December 2013
  30. ^ Marsh, Carissa "Governor signs bill allowing Simi to build new cemetery" Simi Valley Acorn 18 July 2008. Accessed 14 December 2013
  31. ^ McCartney, Patrick "SIMI VALLEY : County Backs State Status for Cemetery" Los Angeles Times 16 April 1992. Accessed 14 December 2013
  32. ^ Wilson, Kathleen "Cemetery trustees want to find out where bodies are buried" Ventura County Star 12 December 2013. Accessed 15 December 2013
  33. ^ Metcalfe, Coll (February 23, 1998). "A Grave Situation : Financial Crisis Threatens to Doom Simi Valley's Historic Public Cemetery". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  34. ^ Davis Cemetery and Arboretum
  35. ^ "Find A Grave: Smartsville Cemetery". Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  • Culbertson, Judi; Randall, Tom (1989). Permanent Californians: an illustrated guide to the cemeteries of California. Chelsea, VT: Chelsea Green. ISBN 978-0930031213. OCLC 19322965. 
  • Brooks, Patricia; Brooks, Jonathan (2006). Laid to Rest in California: a guide to the cemeteries and grave sites of the rich and famous. Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press. ISBN 978-0762741014. OCLC 70284362. 

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