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]

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]

  • Diamond Crest Cemetery, Johnstonville
  • Doyle Cemetery, Doyle (also known as Long Valley Cemetery)
  • Hillside Cemetery, Bieber
  • Janesville Cemetery, Janesville
  • Lassen Cemetery, Susanville (also known as Lassen County Cemetery; also known as Susanville New Cemetery)[9]
  • Milford Cemetery, Milford[10]
  • Susanville Cemetery, Susanville (closed since 1918, although nearly 100 additional burials occurred since then)[9]
  • Westwood Cemetery, Westwood[11]

Los Angeles County[edit]

Modoc County[edit]

Napa County[edit]

  • Saint Helena Cemetery, St. Helena (previously called Saint Helena Public Cemetery)

Orange 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-Elmira 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. ^ "The Cathedral Mausoleum — Cathedral of Christ the Light".
  2. ^ "Oakland, CA: Chapel of Memories Columbarium Review". Bella Morte.
  3. ^ Alameda County Cemetery,
  4. ^ [Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Cemetery Google Maps]
  5. ^ "Park Lawn Cemetery - Home".
  6. ^ "Pleasanton Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Introduction".
  7. ^ "St. Augustine's Catholic Church Cemetery, Introduction".
  8. ^ "Union Cemetery". Find a Grave. Retrieved August 1, 2020.(Note: Union Cemetery purchased Bakersfield Memorial Cemetery in 1958.)
  9. ^ a b Lassen County Cemeteries (accessed 8 October 2019)
  10. ^ "Milford Cemetery Road, Milford CA" (google maps, accessed 9 October 2019)
  11. ^ "Westwood Cemetery, Westwood CA" (google maps, accessed 9 October 2019)
  12. ^ Schipske, Gerrie (2016). "Images of America Series". Historic Cemeteries of Long Beach. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-1467117135.
  13. ^ City of Claremont: Oak Park Cemetery Archived 2014-05-27 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ "Oakdale Mortuary". Archived from the original on 2018-02-15.
  15. ^ "Cedarville Cemetery" (google maps, accessed 9 October 2019)
  16. ^ "Belden Cemetery". Google My Maps.
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  18. ^ "Butt Lake Cemetery". Google My Maps.
  19. ^ "About Us". Chester District Cemetery.
  20. ^ "Shady Grove Cemetery" (google maps, accessed 9 October 2019)
  21. ^ "Point of Historic Interest in Taylorsville, California: Taylorsville Cemetery".
  22. ^ "Plumas Museum" (PDF).
  23. ^ "San Joaquin Cemetery Stockton, CA - Catholic Cemeteries Diocese of Stockton".
  24. ^ a b Lichtenstein, Bea (2005). "Images of America Series". Cemeteries of Santa Clara. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 9780738530130.
  25. ^ a b "Santa Clara Mission Cemetery: A Ministry of the Jesuit Commuity" (PDF). Santa Clara University. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-03.
  26. ^ a b c d e f DigitalCavalry. "Cemeteries". Sonoma County Historical Society.
  27. ^ "Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Santa Rosa, California - Diocese of Santa Rosa".
  28. ^ "Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, CA 94952".
  29. ^ "Occidental, CA Cemeteries".
  30. ^ Fulton Cemetery,
  31. ^ Gilliam Cemetery,
  32. ^ "Methodist Church and parsonage at Green Valley built on Sullivan land in 1899".
  33. ^ "Redwood Memorial Gardens".
  34. ^ "Cloverdale Cemetery". 30 January 2015.
  35. ^ "Home - Santa Rosa Memorial Park". Home - Santa Rosa Memorial Park.
  36. ^ Archived 2015-03-02 at the Wayback Machine
  37. ^ "St. Francis Solano Catholic Cemetery in Sonoma, California - Diocese of Santa Rosa".
  38. ^ "Sonoma City".
  39. ^ "Cemeteries".
  40. ^ "Lakewood Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Hughson, CA". Dignity Memorial.
  41. ^ Wood Colony Cemetery[permanent dead link]
  42. ^ 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
  43. ^ Ritsch, Massie "Volunteers Restore History at Cemetery" Los Angeles Times 13 June 1999. Accessed 14 December 2013
  44. ^ Baker, David R. (February 9, 1996). "Commission Backs Plans for 162-Acre Cemetery". Los Angeles Times.
  45. ^ 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
  46. ^ 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
  47. ^ Marsh, Carissa "Governor signs bill allowing Simi to build new cemetery" Simi Valley Acorn 18 July 2008. Accessed 14 December 2013
  48. ^ McCartney, Patrick "SIMI VALLEY : County Backs State Status for Cemetery" Los Angeles Times 16 April 1992. Accessed 14 December 2013
  49. ^ Wilson, Kathleen "Cemetery trustees want to find out where bodies are buried" Ventura County Star 12 December 2013. Accessed 15 December 2013
  50. ^ 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.
  51. ^ "Davis Cemetery District & Arboretum – One of California's historic cemeteries, in existence for 160 years".
  52. ^ Smartville Cemetery,

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