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Belleville
City of Belleville
101 S. Illinois St.
Belleville, IL 62220
Ph: 618-233-6810

Cemetery
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Walnut Hill Cemetery is owned, operated, and maintained by the City of Belleville.

Cemetery History
Originating in 1850, Walnut Hill Cemetery is the oldest and most historic public cemetery in this area. Settled among gently rolling hills, a peaceful lake and a lovely chapel available for funeral services, you will find a Civil War Memorial, a Veterans of Foreign War Memorial, above ground monuments, lawn crypts, and various other statues. This peaceful and picturesque setting offers a tranquil resting place for loved ones. 

The St. Clair County Genealogical Society has published a complete History of Walnut Hill Cemetery

Cemetery Fees
Cemetery fees vary depending upon the services that are desired.  The various fees are outlined in the Walnut Hill Cemetery Fees Schedule.

Location & Maintenance Hours
Guardian Angel Headstones
Guardian Angel Headstones,
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Cemetery Location
1101 Mascoutah Avenue
Belleville, IL 62220

Cemetery Office Location
City Hall
101 S. Illinois St.
Belleville, IL 62220

Maintenance Hours

Mon - Fri
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cemetery Visitation Hours
Daily, Dawn to Dusk

Duties of the Cemetery Department

  • Arranging burials
  • Selling graves
  • Adhering to cemetery policies and procedures
  • Maintaining burial records/genealogy
  • Maintaining cemetery grounds 




Contact Us
Chuck Schaeffer
Director

Contact:
C. Garritson
Cemetery Clerk 
Email
Ph: 618-257-3330
Fax: 618-233-2241

TEMPORARY RELOCATION
City Hall
101 S. Illinois St.
Belleville, IL 62220

Hours:
Mon - Fri
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.