Monmouth Cemetery

Find Monmouth Oregon cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries. Cemeteries provide information on funerals and burial services including internment, headstones and grave markers, burial grounds, cemetery plots, vaults, crypts, as well as burial records for national, state,.

Monmouth Montgomery Cemetery Maple Grove Road Monmouth OR 97361 503-838-0751

Womer Cemetery Burbank Road Monmouth OR 97361 503-838-0751

About Monmouth Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Monmouth, OR are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Monmouth make their plots available to the general public. Monmouth 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
  • Monmouth Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Monmouth
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Monmouth burial records and gravesite history
Monmouth Burial Records

Monmouth burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Monmouth may be obtained from the office of the Monmouth Cemetery where that burial took place. The Polk County government may provide these records at the Offices of the Polk County Cemetery, Polk County Parks and Public Works Departments.

Public Cemeteries in Monmouth, OR

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Polk County government, or they may be privately owned. They are open to the public and generate most of their revenue from the sale of individual burial plots, gravesites, and mausoleums in Monmouth, Oregon. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Monmouth. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Monmouth is usually the responsibility of the Polk County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Monmouth Private Cemeteries

Oregon Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Monmouth businesses and non-profit organizations, such as churches. A Cemetery owned by a church or other religious institution may be considered a Public Cemetery if it is open to the general public. Many Cemeteries are owned by small, Monmouth based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Monmouth business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Oregon State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Polk County zoning rules. Oregon State requires Monmouth Public Cemeteries to establish an endowment or other fund for the perpetual care and maintenance of the Cemetery. A certain portion of each burial plot sale must be designated for the future care and maintenance of the Cemetery grounds. These requirements are intended to ensure that funds are available to maintain the Cemetery even after all of the burial plots have been sold. Oregon may also regulate service fees charged by Monmouth Cemeteries.