Galax, Virginia Cemetery Index

Galax Cemeteries

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Cemeteries of Galax, Virginia

Cemetery Index for Galax, Virginia

The cemeteries listed here are with in the current city limits of Galax, VA. Some of these cemeteries are on land that was part of Grayson or Carroll counties when the cemeteries were first established.

These pages are a collaborative effort on the part of many people: the researchers, Paul Anderson who is coordinating the geographic data, and Jeff Weaver who is coordinating the online files. Surveys of all 16 cemeteries in Galax, Virginia were completed in 2007. We do not object to people using this information for research.

Cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order. Family cemeteries are listed based on the surname, given name is used in the cemetery title. Note many cemeteries are known by more than one name.

Cemetery Index for Galax, Virginia
Cemetery Graves Year Location
Allen Cemetery 24 1876 The entrance to this cemetery is on the east side of Gillespie Lane, Behind the Assembly of God Church.
Anderson, James Cemetery 145 1820 On side of hill below high school and across the street from Felts Park.
Ballard Cemetery 140 1865 Northwestern section of Galax, across from Mt. Pisgah Church of Christ, east of 607 (Fries Rd).
Caldwell-Givens Cemetery 28 1863 This cemetery is on a hillside overlooking Givens Street. Access is by a private driveway off Elm Street next to Matthews Street.
Calloway Cemetery 5 + 1897 On east side of Route 89 (South Main Street) in City Limits of Galax.
Camp Zion Church Cemetery 142 1956 West of Camp Zion Church on 619 South of Galax.
Felts Memorial Cemetery On east side of Galax, North of 887.
Galax City Cemetery On east side of Galax.
Gladeville United Methodist Church Cemetery 344 This cemetery is behind the Gladeville United Methodist Church, within the city limits of Galax Virginia, beside Cranberry Road, just north of its intersection with East Stuart Drive.
Larrowe Family Cemetery 12 1872 The cemetery is located on private property with the city limits of Galax. The cemetery is on the east side of Chestnut Drive between Chestnut Drive and Highway 89 South.
Monta Vista Memory Gardens Cemetery This cemetery is on the north side of Glendale Road 0.1 mile west of the Cranberry Road intersection.
Mount Ararat Old Regular Baptist Church Cemetery 13 1949 East of Mount Ararat Church on side road, two thirds of a mile south of Galax.
Painter Cemetery 8 1893 This cemetery was moved to the Gladeville Methodist Church Cemetery.
Sutherland Cemetery 45 1862 This cemetery was located in Carroll County Virginia, within the City Limits of Galax. The cemetery was located on the north side of Rt. 887 (Glendale Road) in the present day Glen Ridge Subdivision. Burials have been moved to other cemeteries.
Sutherland Family Cemetery 3 + 1894 This small family cemetery in Carroll County Virginia, is within the City Limits of Galax Virginia. The graves are beside the residence at 139 Clover Street.
Trimble Cemetery 27 1865 A small family cemetery located within the city limits of Galax, VA on the north side of SR 97 (Pipers Gap Rd), at the intersection with SR 89 (S Main St). The cemetery is on a hilltop at the end of a private driveway.