Cemeteries

Iola's two cemeteries came under the direction of the Park Superintendent in April of 1998 after a vote to dissolve the Cemetery Board. The old Iola Cemetery located on west edge of town was opened in 1863, and Highland Cemetery located on the north end was opened in 1907.

For your convenience, burial identification lists are available.

Iola Cemetery - located on West 54 Highway

View the list of burials at the Iola Cemetery (PDF).

This map (PDF) is designed as a tool to help you pinpoint the general area of the burials for the individuals named on the Iola Cemetery burial list and it can also be used as an aid to help direct you to the approximate locations of these individuals.

Directions on How to Use & Understand This Map - The Iola Cemetery map is divided by sections numbered 1 thru 8 and these areas are commonly known as individual blocks. The smaller numbers inside each of the individual blocks in commonly known as lots. When searching for an individual from the Iola Cemetery list of burials this map will display for the user the Block and Lot numbers only and not the individual space numbers!

Highland Cemetery - located at 1800 N. Cottonwood St.

View the list of burials at the Highland Cemetery (PDF).

This map (PDF) is designed as a tool to help you pinpoint the general area of the burials for the individuals named on the Highland Cemetery burial list and it can also be used as an aid to help direct you to the approximate locations of these individuals.

Directions on How to Use & Understand This Map - The Highland Cemetery map is divided by sections numbered 1 thru 27 and these areas are commonly known as individual blocks. The smaller numbers inside each of the individual blocks in commonly known as lots. When searching for an individual from the Highland Cemetery list of burials this map will display for the user the Block and Lot numbers only and not the individual space numbers!

Genealogy Information - For those seeking genealogy information associated with the Iola and Highland Cemeteries, it is also available at the Iola Public Library.