Polk County Cemeteries and Directions
Polk County Cemetery List I am working on completing this list, I will add to it as I get additional information. The map links are to topographical maps, they should help you find the cemetery you are looking for. For more Polk County research and resources, please check out our Polk County page.

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ADONIS / OAK GROVE: From Polk, go north on D Highway 3.5 miles to E 328th Rd, turn left on E 328th Rd and go 1.1 miles then turn right on S 167th Rd and go .7 miles. Turn left on E 320th Rd and go .4 miles, then turn left on S 163rd Rd for .4 miles, it becomes E 325th Rd at that point and go another 1.8 miles. Turn right on S 145th Rd and go .2 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map AKARD: From 32 Highway at Fair Play, go south on Akard Cemetery Road for .5 miles. Cemetery will be off to the left. Map Mapquest Map AKARD GRAVE: 1 1/4 miles Southeast of Fair Play on the west side of Highway 123 in the yard of an abandoned house. ANKROM: From Half Way, go south on H Highway 6.5 miles. Go left on E 500th Road for 1 mile, then right on S 220th Road to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map ANDERSON / McDANIEL: 3 1/2 miles southwest of Aldrich, south of Highway T and 1/2 mile east of the Dade County line. See McDaniel. APPLEBY: 1 mile southeast of Morrisville. ASHLOCK: On BB Highway, between Highway 13 and Fair Play. ATWOOD: 2 1/2 miles north and 1/4 mile east of Brighton. BAILEY: Jefferson Township. BARREN CREEK: Fair Play east on hwy. 32, turn left (North) on 65th Rd. cemetery can be seen from hwy. 32. Map BECKLEY: 2 miles northwest of Pleasant Hope, off Highway KK on 530th Road. BEWLEY-FINCH: Northeast Marion Township. BOLIVAR CITY CEMETERY: Located in Marion Twp, on North Pike Avenue (Northwest part of Bolivar, MO). The South entrance is near the corner of N. Pike Avenue and W. Ivory Street. The North entrance is near the corner of N. Pike Avenue and West Division Street (the next street West of N. Main Avenue, Highway 83). Map BOOHER: Northeast of Morrisville. BOONE: 1 mile west of Half Way, south side of 32 Highway. BOTTS-HIGGINBOTHAM: 4 1/2 miles east of Bolivar. BRESHEARS: from Mo-32 in Half Way go north on P for almost 10 miles. Turn Right on S. 230th (a gravel road), turn left on E. 368 go .8 of a mile. The cemetery is on a dairy farm, the first house on the right side of the road. Ask for permission you can walk or drive. Map Mapquest Map BRIGHTON: East of Hwy 13 at Brighton. Map BROCK NO. 1: From Brighton, 1 1/2 mile south and 1/16 mile west off northbound Hwy 13. BROCK NO. 2: 1 1/2 miles north and 1 mile east of Brighton. BROWN / BLAIR / COURTNEY: From junctions of Hwys 123 & 215, which is about 1 mile south of Aldrich, turn west on Hwy 215. After 2 miles take the second gravel road going north and go about 1 mile to brick building which was Mt. Bethel schoolhouse, going uphill almost to the building. Turn west going about 1/4 mile to first gravel lane going north to the Harmon Courtney home, which is about 3/4 mile east of the Dade county line. BRUSH GROVE-POTTS: From Fair Play, go north on Highway 123 for 1.5 miles to E 412th St, turn right on E 412th St and go .5 mile to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map BUNCH: Union Township. BURDETT / CAVIN: near Tin Town. BURROS / EMBERSON: West side of the bridge above Orleans. CALLAWAY: S14 T33 R22 CAMPBELL GROVE: Southwest Marion Township Map CASE: From Half Way, go south on H Highway 6.5 miles. Turn left on E 500th Rd, go 1 mile to S 220th Rd which becomes E 500th Rd, go 2.1 miles and turn right on S 240th Rd and go .5 miles to E 505th Rd. Turn left here to go to cemetery. Map Mapquest Map CHAMBERLAIN: Note: These are the directions I have found, but although I have looked repeatedly, I have yet to find the cemetery. From Polk, go north on D Highway 3.5 miles to E 328th Rd, turn left on E 328th Rd and .4 miles. The cemetery is .11 miles off the left side of the road. Map Mapquest Map CHANDLER: Union Township CHAPPEL: 1 mile northeast of Graydon Springs. CHURCH OF THE FIRST BORN: West of Hopewell, northeast part of the county. CIVIL WAR: Destroyed cemetery, was 2 miles northeast of Pleasant Hope. CLARK: S. Benton Township. CLAYPOOL: 5 miles northwest of Walnut Grove. COFFMAN-HOWE: 2 miles northeast of Aldrich about 1/4 mile east of Wollard Cemetery. CRAIN NO. 1: Relocated to Vaughn Cemetery, was by Mt. Zion. CRAIN NO. 2: In Bolivar, one grave in city park near swimming pool. CRESTVIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS: East of Bolivar on Hwy 32, on the north side of the road. DAVIS NO. 1: Union Township, northwest of Aldrich. DAVIS NO. 2: 2 miles south of Bolivar DOTSON/DODSON: One mile south of Eudora DUNNAWAY: From Bolivar, go east on 32 Highway to D Highway, turn left and go north on D Highway for .2 miles, turn right on E Division St for .2 miles, it becomes E 435th Rd and go another .8 miles. It becomes S 140th Rd, go .3 miles and it then becomes E 430th Rd. Go .9 miles then turn left on S 150th Rd and go .9 miles to E 420th Rd. You will go .3 miles, then it is .3 miles off the right side of the road at this point. Map Mapquest Map DUNNEGAN: From Dunnegan, go east on E 380th Rd for .4 miles to S 33rd Rd, turn left on S 33rd Rd go .1 mile and it becomes E 375th Rd. Go .4 miles to the cemetery. Mapquest Map ELLIOTT: Near Pleasant Hope EMMONS CEMETERY: From Bolivar, go East on Broadway to Burns Bridge, turn on AA and go to Springvalley Church corner. (no longer a church), turn on 390th Rd East and go to three way crossroad, turn back to the left, and wind around. The first big oak tree to your left of road. One visible stone leaning against tree. It is Margaret Emmons. There are supposed to be at least 8 graves there. ENON CEMETERY: Enon Cemetery is located in Wishart Township, Section 9, Township 32, Range 23. The cemetery is approximately 8 miles southwest of Bolivar and/or 34 miles northwest of Springfield. DIRECTIONS: From 13 Hwy at the intersection of U Hwy & Y Hwy, go west on U Hwy. This intersection is 2 miles south of Bolivar. Go west on U Hwy four miles to UU Hwy. Turn west (right) on UU Hwy and go 1.2 miles to South Farm Road 103. Turn south (left) on Farm Road 103 and go 0.5 miles to East Farm Road 506. Turn west (right) on Farm Road 506 and go 0.4 miles. This road ends at the Enon Church and Enon Cemetery. Map EUDORA: East side of Eudora, south of Hwy K. Map EVANS: Lost cemetery. FLEMINGTON: From Humansville, follow Highway 123 to Highway V, go east on V for 2.2 miles, then left on Lipe Rd/S 55th Rd and go .7 miles. Turn right on E 315th Rd and go .9 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map FOUTS / ANKROM: See Ankrom GLOVER: From Pleasant Hope, go south on H Highway/Main St. for .5 miles to Highway 215 and turn left. Go 4.4 miles then turn left on S 244th Rd, go .2 miles and the cemetery will be .28 miles off the right side of the road. Map Mapquest Map GOFF: From Bolivar, go east on 32 Highway for 4 miles, turn left on S 160th Rd and go 1.1 miles. Turn left on E 430th Rd and go .4 miles, turn right on S 155th Rd and go .8 miles until it becomes S 422nd Rd, go .2 miles and turn left on S 160th Rd for .2 miles and then right on E 420th Rd for .6 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map GORDEN CEMETERY: Located in South Benton Twp in the midst of pastures and Sassafras trees. The Gorden family still owns it. Advisable to call Louis Gorden or Ben Gorden to get onto the property. To get there, go West from Halfway on Highway 32 for 0.3 miles to Highway H, go 2.5 miles to a gravel road to the East and the road turns South. Take this gravel road 2.5 miles to the house. The Cemetery is about 1/2 mile North and slightly East of the old home. It is at the edge of a field with many Sassafras trees. At the edge of this Cemetery, you can hardly tell the main road between Springfield and Sedalia used to go right by the park and Cemetery located here. Map Mapquest Map GRAVEYARD HILL: 5 miles northwest of Pleasant Hope. Map GREENWOOD: In Bolivar, go south on S Dunnegan Ave from Highway 32. It ends at the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map GROVE: 3 miles northeast of Half Way. HADLOCK: Southwest Marion Township. HARPER: THE HARPER CEMETERY IS LOCATED IN SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 32, RANGE 24, AT THE DADE COUNTY LINE ON HIGHWAY 00. IT MAY BE LOCATED BY GOING WEST FROM EUDORA, MO. ON W HIGHWAY, THEN TURNING RIGHT ON HIGHWAY 00. IT IS ABOUT ONE MILE FROM THERE TO THE HARPER CEMETERY. HENDERSON: From Morrisville, go west on Highway 215 for 5.2 miles, then turn right on S 60th Rd and go 2.2 miles. Turn right on Sac River Rd/S 65th Rd and go .3 miles, the cemetery is .14 miles off the right side of the road at this point. Map Mapquest Map HENDRICKSON: Southwest part of Bolivar. HENSLEY / KENNON / BUCK / SHANNON / LUNCEFORD: From Morrisville, go north on S Main St for .2 miles, then turn left on S 111th Rd for 1.3 miles. It will become U Highway at this point, go 2.8 miles and the cemetery will be .62 miles off the left side of the road. Map Mapquest Map HEYDON / WILLIAMS / DEVIN: 4 3/4 miles northwest of Bolivar. HICKORY GROVE CEMETERY: Hickory Grove Cemetery is located in East Looney Township, Section 7, Township 31, Range 22. The cemetery is approximately 4 miles south of Brighton and/or 15 miles northwest of Springfield. DIRECTIONS: From 13 Hiway, the southbound lanes, go west on BB Hiway 1.5 miles to Farm Road 115. Turn north (right) on Farm Road 115. You will go 2.5 miles on this road. As the road winds around, the Farm Road numbers change several times but you can't depend on the Farm Road signs being up. At 1.8 miles Farm Road 115 turns into Farm Road 2 and then it turns into Farm Road 130. At 2.4 miles the road makes a "Y" - Farm Road 130 goes to the right and Farm Road 567 goes to the left. Stay to the right on Farm Road 130. Watch for the cemetery sign. You will go 0.1 of a mile. Watch for the cemetery sign. The first road on your right is the lane that goes down to the Hickory Grove Church and Hickory Grove Cemetery. Map HILLBRANT: 3 miles southwest of Fair Play. HOPEWELL CEMETERY: Located in North Green Township, in Sec. 10, Twp. 35, Range 21. Northeast of Huckaby, Hwy. 64 west from Dallas Co. line to Hwy. HH north to just north of E 320 Rd. or from Hickory Co. line on HH Hwy. to near E 320 Rd. Map HOPKINS-CAVE SPRING: From Fair Play, go west on 32 Highway to S Walnut St., turn right and go .4 miles. Turn left on North St and go .2 miles until it becomes E 425th Rd and go 1.6 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map HUBBARD: From Fair Play, go south on Highway 123 for 6.8 miles. The cemetery will be .22 miles off the right side of the road. Map Mapquest Map HUMANSVILLE: South on Business Highway 13 from Humansville. Map Mapquest Map JACKSON: 2 1/4 miles southeast of Half Way. JOHNSON: 2 miles north of Morrisville. JUMP: 2 miles northeast of Polk. KARLIN: From Bolivar, go south on 13 Hwy to U Hwy, go right (west) on U Hwy to the cemetery, it is on the right (north) side of the road. Map KEELING: 5 miles southeast of Bolivar. KELLEY: 2 1/2 miles southeast of Rondo. KELLY / FRANCKA: 3 1/2 miles southwest of Huron. KING NO. 1: From Morrisville, go west on Highway 215 for 6.1 miles, then stay straight to go onto Highway W. Go 4 miles, and the cemetery will be .19 miles off the left side of the road. Map Mapquest Map KING NO. 2: S31 T31 R24 LEMMON: From Morrisville, go west on Highway 215 for 5.2 miles then turn left on S 60th Rd. Go 3 miles, then turn left to stay on S 60th Rd for another .8 mile. Turn left onto E 566th Rd and go .4 miles, then turn left on S 65th Rd for .2 miles. The cemetery will be .14 miles off the right side of the road. Map Mapquest Map LINDLEY CREEK CEMETERY: Located about 2 3/4 miles Northeast of Goodson, MO on Highway P, in South Greene Twp. Behind the church. Map MARTIN: N. Green Township, in northeast corner of county. MAYFIELD: 2 1/2 miles east of Pleasant Hope. McDANIEL: From Fair Play, go south on Highway 123 for 7.8 miles, turn right on Highway 215 and go 2.5 miles. Turn left on S 11th Rd and go .5 miles, then take a sharp left onto E 503rd Rd and go .1 mile to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map McKINNEY: 1 mile east of Burns. McMASTERS: 1 mile northeast of Walnut Grove, one mile east of Hwy 123 on Greene county line and 1/4 mile north. AKA Buckley. MEYER: 2 1/2 miles west of Pleasant Hope. MISSION: 3 1/2 miles southeast of Goodson. MITCHELL CAMPGROUNDS: 2 3/4 miles northeast of Wishart. Map MOORE: 2 1/2 miles west of Huron. Map MORGAN: From Bolivar, go north on 83 Highway about 3 miles. Stay straight to go onto S 115th Rd, and go 2 miles. Turn right onto S 117th Rd, go 1.3 miles and turn right onto S 120th Rd for 1.2 miles. The cemetery is .24 miles off the left side of the road at this point. Map Mapquest Map MORRISVILLE CEMETERY: Morrisville Cemetery located in West Looney Township, Section 23, Township 32, Range 23. The cemetery is located about 0.4 miles north of Morrisville. DIRECTIONS: From the Post Office in Morrisville, go north Farm Road S. 111, 0.2 miles to Farm Road E. 527. Go right on Farm Road 527 and the cemetery is on your right. Map MOUND VIEW: 2 1/2 miles northwest of Polk. MT. GILEAD: Go south on Business Rt.13 to so. end of Bolivar. Turn left on Mt. Gilead Road (it T's into 13 across from the Wal-mart store) then go to the second road that T's into Mt. Gilead road (it is paved) and turn right. Go south a half mile or so and you'll find the Cemetery next to the Mt. Gilead Methodist Church on the right. Map MT. OLIVE: From Bolivar, go north on D Highway to CR 410, then right on 410 until it turns into CR 140. Follow 140 less than a mile, the cemetery is on the right down a lane. There are large gate posts with the name on them, you canít miss it. Map Mapquest Map MT. VIEW / POLK: On D Highway, in Polk beside the church. Map MT. ZION: Relocated for Stockton Lake, moved to Vaughn Cemetery. MT. ZOAR: 2 miles southwest of Goodson. NEW BETHEL: 3 miles south and 3/4 mile west of Half Way. Map NEW LIFE: From Pleasant Hope, go north on H Highway 1.1 miles, turn right on E 530th Rd and go 2.4 miles. The cemetery is .19 miles off the right side of the road at this point. Map Mapquest Map OAK GROVE: 3 miles northwest of Walnut Grove next to Cumberland Presbyterian Church. OAKVILLE: 2 1/4 miles southwest of Morrisville. Map OLD UNION: West Looney Township. OWENS: 3/4 mile southwest of Van. PAYNE CEMETERY: Located in McKinley Twp, one mile North of Polk, MO on Highway D, and just over one half mile west on a gravel road. Map Mapquest Map PICKEL / MEADE: From Fair Play, go east on Highway 32 for 1.8 miles, turn left on S 50th Rd and go .8 miles, turn right on S 52nd Rd for .7 miles, then right onto BB Highway for 1.5 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map PLEASANT HILL: 5 1/2 miles east of Bolivar. Map PLEASANT HOPE: 3/4 mile north of Pleasant Hope. Map PLEASANT RIDGE: Hwy. 123 to E508/533 Road, north of Eudora, Jackson Twp. Map PLUM GROVE: 2 1/2 miles northeast of Dunnegan. Map POMME DE TERRE: near Pleasant Hope. PROCK / MURRY: 2 3/4 miles northeast of Pleasant Hope. RAGSDALE: From Half Way, go east on 32 Highway .8 miles, turn left on S 222nd Rd and go 1.9 miles, then turn left onto S 225th Rd and go .3 miles. Map Mapquest Map REED: From Half Way, go south on H Highway .9 miles and turn left on E 443rd Rd, go .2 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map RICHARDSON NO. 1: From 32 Highway in Bolivar, go left on N Albany Ave for 1.2 miles, it becomes S 122nd Rd and you will go an additional 1.9 miles. Turn right on E 407th Rd and go .4 miles, it is .13 miles off the left side of the road at this point. Map Mapquest Map RICHARDSON / GALLIVAN / ELLIOTT: From Humansville, go east on Highway 123 to Highway V, take V and go 2.2 miles to turn left on Lipe Rd/S 55th Rd and go .7 miles. Turn left onto E 315th Rd and go .2 miles, the cemetery is .33 miles off the right side of the road at this point. Map Mapquest Map ROCK PRAIRIE: Same road as New Life. Map RONDO NO. 1: North of Hwy 83 at Rondo. Map RONDO NO. 2: Behind Rondo General Store. Map RUYLE: 2 miles east of Morrisville, north of Highway. SALEM: 1/2 mile north of Cliquot. Map SAWYERS: southwest of Goodson. SCHOFIELD: South Benton Township. Map SENTINEL: SENTINEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: E. 320 Rd. off 64 Hwy. Map SHADY GROVE NO. 1: From Fair Play, go west on Highway 32, turn left on S 26th Rd/South Rd and go 3 miles, then turn right on Highway W for .5 miles. Turn left on Shady Grove Rd/S 20th Rd for 1.1 miles, then turn left on E 470th Rd, the cemetery is right there. Map Mapquest Map SHADY GROVE NO. 2: From Humansville, go south on 13 Highway 1.1 miles, turn right onto S 30th Rd, go .5 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map SHERIDAN: 1 1/4 mile southeast of Schofield. SLAGLE: 1 1/2 miles southeast of Slagle. Map SPENCER / HUFFORD: From Bolivar, go west on Highway 32 for 3.8 miles, turn left on S 82nd Rd for .5 miles, turn right on E 444th Rd for .2 miles, turn left on S 80th Rd for 1.9 miles, then turn left onto E 465th Rd to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map SPILLMAN: 3 1/2 miles north and 3/4 mile west of Polk. SPRINGER: 5 miles southwest of Bolivar. SPRING VALLEY: 3 miles southeast of Huron. Map ST. WENCESLAUS: STAR RIDGE: on Hwy D between Mohawk Corner and Louisburg. Map STOCKTON: Union Township. STREPEY: On SBU Campus. SUTHERLAND: 2 1/2 miles northwest of Aldrich and east of road going south of Hwy V. TAYLOR-MILLIKEN: 6 1/2 miles southwest of Bolivar. TERRELL: 3 miles south of Half Way, 1/8 mile west. TILLER: From Pleasant Hope, go south on H Highway .5 miles, turn left onto Highway 215 and go .8 miles, then turn right onto AB Highway and go .5 mile to cemetery. Map Mapquest Map TINKER: From Humansville, go west on N Highway 1.4 miles, turn left on M Highway and go 3 miles. The cemetery is .27 miles off the right side of the road from this point. Map Mapquest Map TRIMBLE: Hwy. 32 West from Fair Play to 26th Rd. south to hwy. VV, west & around the corner, heading back north, the cemetery is located in a field to the right, almost at the corner of S. 20th Rd. and E. 455th Rd. Map Mapquest Map TURKEY CREEK CEMETERY: Turkey Creek Cemetery is located in Jackson Twp., S10, T31, R24 Hwy 123, 1.5 mi N of the town of Walnut Grove, west side of road, behind Turkey Creek Baptist Church. Map UNION GROVE NO. 1: From Bolivar, go west on 32 Highway to 13 Highway, go north on 13 Highway for 3.2 miles, turn right on E 412th Rd and go .1 miles to turn left on S 85th Rd for .4 miles. The cemetery is .13 miles off the right side of the road at this point. Map Mapquest Map UNION GROVE NO. 2: Cliquot Township. Map UNKNOWN: Map UNKNOWN: Map VILES: From Half Way, go south on H Highway for 5.3 miles to the cemetery on the left. Map Mapquest Map WELLS: 4 1/2 miles northwest of Pleasant Hope. WELSH-SLAVE: 3 1/2 miles northeast of Aldrich. WHITE: 2 3/4 miles northwest of Bolivar. WHITTENBERG: 4 miles southwest of Morrisville. WILCOX / WILSON: 1 1/4 miles northwest of Van. WILLIAMS: 3 1/4 miles southwest of Huron. WILSON / COATS: 3/4 mile south and west of Graydon Springs. WOLLARD: From Fair Play, go east on 32 Highway about 3 miles, turn right onto S 60th Rd and go 3 miles, turn right on E 465th Rd and go .2 miles, turn left on Old Cemetery Rd/S 57th Rd and go .2 miles to the cemetery. Map Mapquest Map WORTHAN: 2 1/2 miles southwest of Cliquot.
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