Historic Cemeteries

There are ten historic cemeteries in Buckhead. Each whispers unique stories of early Buckhead, from the establishment of African American enclaves, to the existence of rural almshouses, to the impact of the Civil War in the area. Click on each cemetery name below to find out more! 

Guess Family Cemetery

Harmony Grove Cemetery

Lowery-Stephens Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery

New Hope AME Cemetery

North Fulton Park Cemetery

Old Mt. Zion Cemetery / Northside Park Cemetery

Piney Grove Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Sardis Cemetery

In the late twentieth century, some of Buckhead's churches began establishing memorial gardens and columbaria on their grounds for the burial of cremated remains. Click here for more information on this memorialization practice.

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The following map of Buckhead's historic cemeteries was created by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2015 (the Guess Family Cemetery is not indicated):