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

Walnut Hill Cemetery

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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, and in Title IX: Chapter 91, Section 91.32 Cemetery Fees of the City Code of Ordinances.
Location & Maintenance Hours

Cemetery Location 
1101 Mascoutah Avenue
Belleville, IL 62220

Cemetery Office Location
512 W. Main St.
Belleville, IL 62220

Maintenance Hours

Mon - Fri 
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Guardian Angel Headstones, Walnut Hill Cemetery

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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