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List of cemeteries in Cook County, Illinois

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This list of cemeteries in Cook County, Illinois includes currently operating, historical (closed for new interments), and defunct (graves abandoned or removed) cemeteries, columbaria, and mausolea which are historical and/or notable. Cook County includes the city of Chicago. It does not include pet cemeteries.


Name Location Established Type Coordinates Notes
Acacia Park Cemetery 7800 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago 1922 Masonic 41°57′16″N 87°49′25″W / 41.9544°N 87.8236°W / 41.9544; -87.8236
Alexander Cemetery
All Saints Catholic Cemetery 700 North River Road, Des Plaines 1923 42°03′44″N 87°53′35″W / 42.0622°N 87.8930°W / 42.0622; -87.8930
All Saints Polish National Catholic Cemetery 9201 West Higgins, Chicago 1895
Altenheim 7824 Madison, Forest Park [1]
Alton Cemetery
American Progressive Cemetery Forest Park Waldheim Gate #126 1918 Jewish
Andreas von Zirngibl grave 93rd and Ewing, Midwest Metal Mgmt, Chicago 1855
Anshe Luknik Cemetery Forest Park Waldheim Gate #57 1908 Jewish
Archer Woods Cemetery (Mt. Glenwood West) 8301 Kean Ave, Willow Springs
Arlington Heights Cemetery (Wheeling Twnshp) Arlington Heights
Assumption Cemetery 19500 Cottage Grove Ave, Glenwood
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery Bachelor Grove Woods, near Midlothian 1844 41°37′51″N 87°46′15″W / 41.6308°N 87.7708°W / 41.6308; -87.7708
Baker-Johnson Cemetery
Barrington Center Cemetery (Miller's Grove) Barrington Hills 1834 42°06′41″N 88°11′40″W / 42.11140°N 88.19437°W / 42.11140; -88.19437
Barrington Union Cemetery (Henry Smith) Barrington Hills 42°07′30″N 88°13′11″W / 42.12511°N 88.21978°W / 42.12511; -88.21978
Bartlett Cemetery Bartlett 1892
Beebs Grove Cemetery
Berger Cemetery Dolton 1854
Beth Jacob (Kehilath Jacob Anshe Drohiczen) Niles
Bethania Cemetery Archer Avenue, Justice 1894 Lutheran [2]
Bethany Cemetery Lemont
Bethel Cemetery 5736 N. Pulaski, Chicago Jewish [3]
Beverly Cemetery Blue Island
Bill Funks Cemetery Tinley Park Potter's Field
Bloom Presbyterian Cemetery (also known as First Presbyterian) Chicago Heights 1843
Bloomvale Cemetery Chicago Heights
Blue Island Cemetery Blue Island In Memorial Park
Bluff City Cemetery Elgin
Bohemian National Cemetery 5255 North Pulaski, Chicago 1877 primarily Czech 41°58′38″N 87°43′34″W / 41.9773°N 87.7260°W / 41.9773; -87.7260 [4]
Bowen Memorial Garden (Kenilworth Union Churchyard) Evanston area
Brown Family Cemetery Lemont 1884
Burr Oak Cemetery Alsip African-American 41°39′45″N 87°43′47″W / 41.6625°N 87.7297°W / 41.6625; -87.7297
Burr Oak Lutheran Cemetery
Cady Cemetery Inverness
Calvary (Steger) Steger 1907
Calvary Cemetery Evanston 1859 Catholic 42°01′30″N 87°40′21″W / 42.0249°N 87.6726°W / 42.0249; -87.6726 [5]
Cedar Park Cemetery Calumet Park
Chapel Hills Gardens South Alsip
Charity Cemetery
Chicago and Suburban Cemetery (formerly for Menorah Gardens)
Christ Church Churchyard Evanston area
Christ Lutheran Cemetery Orland Park
Church of the Holy Comforter Kenilworth
Circle of Life Cemetery Inverness
Concordia Cemetery Forest Park 1872 Lutheran [1]
Congregation Betheran Hamedrash Hockoodosh Cemetery Forest Park Waldheim Gate #26 1894 Jewish
Cook County Cemetery at Dunning Chicago Potter's field [6]
Cook County Cemetery for the Indigent Oak Forest
Couch Mausoleum (City Cemetery) Chicago [7]
Dalton Cemetery
Danish Cemetery Lemont
Deer Grove Cemetery Inverness
DesPlaines Cemetery
Dewes Cemetery Glenview
Douglas Monument Park Chicago [8]
East Wheeling Cemetery
Eden Memorial Park Schiller Park
Elk Grove Cemetery Elk Grove Village 42°02′23″N 87°59′00″W / 42.0396°N 87.9834°W / 42.0396; -87.9834
Elliott Cemetery Harvey area
Elmwood Cemetery 2905 Thatcher Road, River Grove 41°55′55″N 87°49′49″W / 41.9319°N 87.8303°W / 41.9319; -87.8303
English Cemetery Arlington Heights area
Evenezer Cemetery
Ever Rest Cemetery (historical) Blue Island area
Evergreen Cemetery Evergreen Park
Evergreen Cemetery Barrington
Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park Willow Springs
Fairview Memorial Park Northlake 1925
First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery Alsip
First Reformed Cemetery
First Reformed of Lansing Cemetery Lansing
Forest Home Cemetery Forest Park 1876 41°52′11″N 87°49′11″W / 41.8698°N 87.8198°W / 41.8698; -87.8198
Forest Park Cemetery
Franciscan Cemetery
German Cemetery Palatine area 42°06′29″N 88°02′52″W / 42.10817°N 88.04784°W / 42.10817; -88.04784
German Lutheran Cemetery
Glen Flora Cemetery
Glen Oak Cemetery Hillside [9]
Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery Orland Park
Graceland Cemetery 4001 North Clark Street, Chicago 1860 41°57′16″N 87°39′44″W / 41.9545°N 87.6622°W / 41.9545; -87.6622 [10]
Grayson Cemetery
Greve Cemetery Hoffman Estates
Hazel Green Cemetery Alsip
Hillside Cemetery Palatine
Holy Cross Cemetery 801 Michigan City Rd, Calumet City 1893
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 6001 West 111th Street, Worth 1923 41°41′09″N 87°46′09″W / 41.6858°N 87.7691°W / 41.6858; -87.7691
Homewood Memorial Gardens Thornton
Hoosier Grove Immanuel Cemetery Streamwood
Immaculate Conception Monastery Cemetery Chicago
Immanuel Lutheran (Richton Park) Richton Park
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery Westchester
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery 1214 Rand Rd, Des Plaines 1875 Lutheran
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery (Glenview) Glenview
Immanuel Lutheran, St. Paul's UCC, Union Cem Palatine 42°06′29″N 88°02′53″W / 42.10817°N 88.04793°W / 42.10817; -88.04793
Irving Park Cemetery 7777 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago 1918 41°56′59″N 87°49′23″W / 41.9497°N 87.8230°W / 41.9497; -87.8230
Jewish Graceland (Hebrew Benevolent) Chicago 1851 Jewish [11]
LaGrange Cemetery (formerly Parkholm) Berwyn area
Lake Street / Lakewood Memorial Park near Elgin
Lincoln Cemetery 11900 Kedzie Ave, Blue Island 1911 41°40′12″N 87°42′09″W / 41.6701°N 87.7026°W / 41.6701; -87.7026
Lithuanian National Cemetery Justice 1911 primarily Lithuanian 41°44′28″N 87°50′44″W / 41.7411°N 87.8455°W / 41.7411; -87.8455 [12]
Lutheran Home Cemetery Arlington Heights
Lyonsville Cemetery Indian Head Park 41°45′55″N 87°53′45″W / 41.76520°N 87.89572°W / 41.76520; -87.89572
Mary Hill Cemetery 8600 Milwaukee Ave, Niles 1959
Memorial Cemetery Tinley Park 1858
Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum 9900 Gross Point Rd, Skokie
Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum 9900 Gross Point Rd, Skokie
Memory Gardens Cemetery 2501 E. Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights
Menorah Gardens Broadview
Montrose Cemetery 5400 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago 1902 41°58′51″N 87°43′59″W / 41.9808°N 87.7330°W / 41.9808; -87.7330 [13]
Mount Auburn Memorial Park 4101 Oak Park Ave, Berwyn
Mount B'Nai B'Rith Cemetery Chicago
Mount Carmel Cemetery 1400 S. Wolf Rd, Hillside 1901 primarily Italian Catholic 41°51′51″N 87°54′27″W / 41.8641°N 87.9075°W / 41.8641; -87.9075
Mount Forest Cemetery Thornton
Mount Glenwood Cemetery Thornton
Mount Greenwood Cemetery 2900 W 111th Street, Chicago Nondenominational [14]
Mount Hope (St. John's U.C.C.) Palatine
Mount Hope Cemetery 11500 S Fairfield Ave, Chicago 1865 Nonsectarian [15]
Mount Hope Cemetery Elgin
Mount Isaiah Israel Cemetery 6758 W Addison St, Chicago
Mount Mayriv Cemetery 3600 N. Narragansett, Chicago
Mount Olive Cemetery 3800 N Narragansett Ave, Chicago 1889
Mount Olivet Cemetery 2755 West 111th St., Chicago 1855 Catholic
Mount Vernon Memorial Park Lemont
New German Evangelical Zion Cemetery Richton Park
New Light Cemetery 6807 N East Prairie Rd, Lincolnwood 1895 Jewish [16]
North Northfield Cemetery Northbrook
Northfield Oak Wood Cemetery Glenview
Northfield Union Cemetery Northbrook
Norwood Park Home Cemetery Niles
Oak Glen Lutheran Cemetery Lansing
Oak Hill Cemetery Palos Park
Oak Hill Cemetery 11900 Kedzie Ave, Blue Island
Oak Ridge Cemetery Westchester [9]
Oak Ridge Cemetery (Lansing) Lansing
Oakland Memory Lanes 15200 Lincoln Ave, Dolton
Oakridge Cemetery 4301 West Roosevelt Road, Hillside
Oakwoods Cemetery 1035 E. 67th Street, Chicago 1853
Old German Methodist Cemetery Orland Park
Old Settlers Cemetery (Bohlander) Berkeley
Orland Memorial Park (Cooper Cem.) Orland Park
Our Lady of Sorrows Slovak Cemetery Hillside 1923
Parkholm Cemetery 2501 N La Grange Rd, La Grange Park
Queen of Heaven Cemetery 1400 S Wolf Rd, Hillside 1947 Catholic
Randhill Park Cemetery Arlington Heights
Restvale Cemetery Alsip
Resurrection Cemetery 7201 Archer Road, Justice 1907 Catholic [17]
Richton Cemetery (Christian Fellowship Churchyard) Richton Park
Ridgelawn Cemeteries 5736 N. Pulaski, Chicago 1895 [3]
Ridgewood Cemetery Glenview
Robinson Family Burial Ground Norridge
Rosehill Cemetery 5800 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago 1859
Rosemont Cemetery Chicago
Sacred Heart Cemetery Palos Hills
Sacred Heart Cemetery Northbrook
St. Adalbert Cemetery 6800 Milwaukee Ave, Niles 1872 primarily Polish Catholic [18]
Saint Alphonsus Lemont
Saint Anne Catholic Cemetery Park Forest 1865
Saint Benedict Cemetery 4600 West 135th St, Crestwood 1885
Saint Boniface Cemetery 4901 N. Clark Street, Chicago 1863 primarily German Catholic [19]
Saint Casimir Lithuanian Cemetery 4401 West 111th St, Chicago 1903
Saint Gabriel Cemetery Oak Forest 1913
Saint Henry Cemetery Chicago 1863 Catholic, churchyard 41°59′52″N 87°40′42″W / 41.997687°N 87.678438°W / 41.997687; -87.678438 [20]
Saint James at Sag Bridge Catholic Church Sag Bridge, Lemont 1837 Catholic [21]
Saint James Cemetery (Sauk Village) Sauk Village 1847 Catholic [22]
Saint John Cemetery (Arlington Hts) Arlington Heights
Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery Schaumburg
Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery Hodgkins
Saint Johns Cemetery Country Club Hills 1850
Saint Johns Cemetery (Glenview) Glenview
Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery River Grove 1904
Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery (Wilmette) Wilmette 1843
Saint Luke Cemetery Chicago
Saint Marys Cemetery Evergreen Park 1888 Catholic [23]
Saint Marys Cemetery Des Plaines
Saint Marys Cemetery (Divine Word) Northbrook
Saint Matthews Lutheran Cemetery Lemont
Saint Matthews Lutheran Cemetery Niles
Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Cemetery 1185 West Algonquin Rd, Palatine 1958
Saint Nicholas Cemetery 8901 W Higgins Rd. Chicago
Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery Matteson
Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery Mount Prospect
Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery Flossmoor
Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery Skokie
Saint Peter Northbrook
Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery 8115 Niles Center Rd, Skokie 1863 Catholic [24]
Saint Peter Lutheran Cemetery Schaumburg
Saint Peter Lutheran Cemetery Arlington Heights
Saint Peters United Church of Christ Cemetery Skokie
Saints Cyril and Methodius Lemont
Salem Cemetery Palatine
Sauerbier – Burkhardt Cemetery Crestwood [25]
Shalom Memorial Park Jewish Funeral Home 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights
Sunset Memorial Lawns 3100 Shermer Rd, Northbrook
Sutherland (Sayles) Cemetery Palatine 1840
Thornton Township Cemetery Thornton
Town of Maine Cemetery Park Ridge
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Tinley Park
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Willow Springs
Union Ridge Cemetery 6700 W Higgins A, Chicago 1841
German Waldheim Cemetery (Forest Home) Forest Park 1873 Non-religious specific
Waldheim Jewish Cemeteries (central div.) 1400 S. Des Plaines, Forest Park [26]
Waldheim Jewish Cemeteries (East) Forest Park [27]
Waldheim Jewish Cemeteries (West, incl. Joseph and Sons Inc.) Berwyn area [28]
Waldheim Jewish Cemeteries – Free Sons of Israel Cemetery Berwyn area 1874 [29]
Washington Memorial Gardens Thornton
Westlawn Cemetery Chicago 1937 Jewish 41°57′28″N 87°49′38″W / 41.9577°N 87.8272°W / 41.9577; -87.8272
Wheeling Cemetery Wheeling
Wolfrum Cemetery Rolling Meadows [30]
Woodlawn Cemetery 7600 Cermak Rd, Forest Park [31]
Wunders Cemetery Chicago 1859 German Protestant [32]
Zion Cemetery Tinley Park
Zion Lutheran Cemetery Matteson

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