Cemeteries in Polk County, Iowa

There are 18 Cemeteries in Polk County, Iowa, serving a population of 467,235 people in an area of 574 square miles. There is 1 Cemetery per 25,957 people, and 1 Cemetery per 31 square miles.

In Iowa, Polk County is ranked 84th of 99 counties in Cemeteries per capita, and 2nd of 99 counties in Cemeteries per square mile.

List of Polk County Cemeteries

Find Polk County, Iowa cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries.


Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery 4208 North Ankeny Boulevard Ankeny, IA

Ankeny Memorial Gardens Cemetery 4208 North Ankeny Boulevard Ankeny, IA

Caring Friends Pet Cemetery 4208 North Ankeny Boulevard Ankeny, IA

City of Des Moines Cemeteries 3601 East Court Avenue Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Glendale Cemetery 4909 University Avenue Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Laurel Hill Cemetery 3601 East Court Avenue Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Masonic Cemetery 1550 48th Street Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Municipal Cemetery 4909 University Avenue Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Municipal Cemetery 3601 East Court Avenue Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Oak Grove Cemetery Southwest 31st Street Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Pine Hill Cemetery 524 Northwest 54th Avenue Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery 7601 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Woodland Cemetery 2019 Woodland Avenue Des Moines, IA

Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery 1 Northeast 60th Avenue Des Moines, IA

Parnell Saint Josephs Cemetery 836 Northeast Williamsburg Drive Ankeny, IA

Sims Cemetery East University Avenue Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines Jordan Cemetery 3500 Fuller Road West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines Resthaven Cemetery 801 19th Street West Des Moines, IA

About Polk County Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Polk County, IA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Polk County make their plots available to the general public. Polk County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Polk County are generally restricted to veterans and other individuals who have served in the armed forces. In some cases, family members of veterans may also be buried in Military Cemeteries.

Interested parties may contact Cemeteries for questions about:
  • Finding a cemetery near you
  • Polk County Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Polk County
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Polk County burial records and gravesite history