Cemeteries

​​C​emetery locations

Administrative offices
Evergreen Cemetery
4426 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205​​​
704-336-2123

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Elmwood Cemetery

700 West 6th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202​

The first recorded burials here date back to 1855. Many of Charlotte’s prominent citizens are buried in Elmwood, including the following:   

  • Governor Cameron Morrison

  • Dr. Annie Alexander, the first female physician in the south

  • Phillip Lance Van Every, who started Lance, Inc. and was a two-term mayor

  •  John Motley Morehead, U S. senator and congressman 

  • Randolph Scott, movie actor

​An array of unique and elaborate headstones and monuments can be found in Elmwood, such as the Severs log cabin, which was carved from one 15-ton piece of granite.​​ ​The cemetery also offers beautiful views of uptown Charlotte.

​​​Oaklawn Cemetery

1612 Oaklawn Avenue​, Charlotte, NC 28216

Originally established as a private cemetery by the Hendrix family around 1915. The first burial in Oaklawn took place on July 30, 1916. The City took over the operation of Oaklawn on November 1, 1956.​ 

Old Settlers Cemetery

200 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Evergreen Cemetery

4426 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205

On July 19, 1944, the City Council authorized the purchase of a tract of land on Albemarle Road (now known as Central Avenue) for the purpose of establishing Evergreen Cemetery. The first burial in Evergreen was on January 25, 1947. 

9th Street Pinewood Cemetery

700 West 6th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202​​
 
The Smith mausoleum in 9th Street Pinewood was built by W.W. Smith, a successful African American architect whose mausoleum characterizes his unique design and style. Also, the Jones mausoleum, which is located a short distance from the Smith mausoleum, was also designed by W.W. Smith.​​ ​

North Pinewood Cemetery

​North Summit Avenue & Andrill Terrace, Charlotte, NC 28216

West Pinewood Cemetery

​North Summit Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28216



 

 



 
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