Historic cemeteries in
Dallas, Texas

Abraham Carver Cemetery Albert Carver Cemetery Anderson Cemetery Anderson (Black) Destroyed Cemetery Antioch Life Park Cemetery Axe Cemetery Beeman Memorial Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Big A Cemetery Big Springs Cemetery Blewett Cemetery Bradshaw Family Cemetery Brickyard Cemetery Buckner Memorial Park #1 Cemetery Buckner Memorial Park #2 Cemetery Bullock Cemetery Calvary Cemetery Calvary Hill Cemetery Carrollton Black Cemetery Carver Memorial Park Cemetery Cedarlawn Memorial Park Cemetery Chenault Family Former Location Cemetery Coats-Paschall Cemetery Cochran Chapel Cemetery Cockrell Gravestie Cemetery Cole Family (former Location) Cemetery Coming Home Cemetery Community Cemetery Confederate Cemetery Congregation Agudus Achim Cemetery Cory Family Cemetery Cottonwood Cemetery Cox Cemetery Crawford's Tornado Graveyard Cemetery Crown Hill Memorial Cemetery Curtis Family Cemetery Dallas City Cemetery Daniel Cemetery Daniel Family Cemetery Dowdy Ferry Road Cemetery Durrett (former Location) Cemetery Edgewood Cemetery El Camposanto De Cemento Grande De La Compania Trinity Portland Cemetery Elam Family Cemetery Elmwood Cemetery Emanu-el Cemetery Farmers Branch Cemetery Ferris Cemetery Fields Cemetery Five Mile Cemetery Floyd-Taylor Family Cemetery Forest Lawn Cemetery Former Location Of Cameron Cemetery Freedmans Memorial Park Cemetery Frost Cemetery Fuget Cemetery Garland Cemetery Garland Memorial Cemetery Garvin Cemetery Glen Oak Memorial Cemetery Gravel Slough Cemetery Greenwood Cemetery Grove Hill Memorial Park Cemetery Haley Memorial Cemetery Harrington Family Cemetery Haught Store Cemetery Heath Family Cemetery Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery Hilltop Memorial Park Cemetery Holy Redeemer Cemetery Honey Springs Cemetery Horton Cemetery Housley Cemetery Hutchins Cemetery Jones-Bailey Cemetery Jones-McShan Cemetery Jordan-Hight Cemetery Kleberg Cemetery L. Butler Nelson Cemetery La Reunion Cemetery Lagow Cemetery Laurel Land Memorial Park Cemetery Laurel Oaks Memorial Park Cemetery Ledbetter Family Cemetery Lee Cemetery Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery Lisbon Cemetery Little Bethel Cemetery Long Creek Cemetery Lumley Cemetery Lyons Cemetery Marsh Cemetery McAdams Cemetery McCree Cemetery McKinney Family Cemetery Merrell Cemetery Merrifield Cemetery Mesquite Cemetery Miller Family Cemetery Mills Cemetery Mobley Cemetery Mooneyham-Sparkman Family Cemetery Mount Auburn Cemetery Mt Calvary Cemetery Myers Family Burials Cemetery Myers Graves #2 Cemetery Nance Cemetery Nash Family (partially Moved?) Cemetery Neumeyer Family (moved To Grove Hill) Cemetery Northhaven Park Cemetery Oak Cliff Cemetery Oak Grove Memorial Park Cemetery Oakland Cemetery Old Dallas Burial Ground Cemetery Old Kit Cemetery Old Letot Cemetery Old Southland Cemetery Old Veterans Cemetery Overton Cemetery Parrish Cemetery Patrick-Pruitt Cemetery Perry Cemetery Pioneer Cemetery Pioneer Cemetery Pleasant Mound Cemetery Pleasant Mound Public Cemetery Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Pleasant Valley Cemetery Pleasant Valley Cemetery Potter Cemetery Rains Hall Cemetery Ramsey Cemetery Rawlins Cemetery Raynaud Cemetery Restland Cemetery Rhodes Cemetery Robinson Family Cemetery Rockett Family Cemetery Romanian Cemetery Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery Rowlett Cemetery Rylie Cemetery Sachse Cemetery Sacred Heart Cemetery Sand Branch Cemetery Scott Cemetery Shady Grove Cemetery Shady Oak Cemetery Shearith Israel Memorial Park Cemetery Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery Simpson Family Cemetery Slone (included In Edgewood Cemetery) Small Family Cemetery Smith Cemetery Smith Family Cemetery Snyder-Kennedy Family Cemetery Southland Memorial Park Cemetery Sowers Cemetery Stadden Cemetery Stringfellow-Moore Cemetery Struck Cemetery Tarver Cemetery Thomas Chapel Cemetery Thomas Family (former Location) Cemetery Tiller Family Cemetery Tompkins Family Cemetery Trees Cemetery Trinity Cemetery Trinity Farms Cemetery Turkck Family Cemetery Unknown Cemetery Unknown (Heath Creek) Cemetery Unknown 1 Cemetery Unknown-Goode Road Cemetery Unnamed African American Cemetery Ursuline #1 (former Location) Cemetery Ursuline Academy Cemetery Vernoy Cemetery W. W. Glover Cemetery Warner Family Cemetery Webb Chapel Cemetery Wentworth Family Cemetery Wesley Cockrell Cemetery Western Heights Cemetery Wheatland Cemetery White Rock Cemetery Williams Family Cemetery Wood Creek Cemetery Z. Motley Cemetery
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Dallas County, located in northern Texas, has a rich history that has contributed to its growth and significance. Here is a concise summary of its historical journey:

Established in 1846, Dallas County played a crucial role in the development of North Texas. The county's namesake, George Mifflin Dallas, was the Vice President of the United States at the time. The city of Dallas, the county seat, quickly emerged as a center for trade and commerce due to its strategic location along major transportation routes.

During the late 19th century, Dallas County experienced rapid economic growth driven by industries such as cotton, railroads, and cattle. The city of Dallas became a major hub for cotton trading, attracting business and establishing itself as a prominent financial center in the Southwest.

In the 20th century, Dallas County continued to evolve and diversify its economy. The discovery of oil in the nearby East Texas Oil Field in the early 1900s led to the development of the oil industry in the region, contributing to the county's prosperity. The county also played a significant role in the aerospace industry, hosting the headquarters of major aerospace companies and contributing to the growth of aviation technology.

Dallas County's cultural landscape reflects its vibrant and diverse population. The county is home to a wide range of cultural institutions, including museums, art galleries, theaters, and music venues. Dallas County also played a notable role in the civil rights movement, with important milestones in the fight for equality and integration.

Today, Dallas County stands as a major economic and cultural center. It boasts a robust economy supported by various industries, including finance, technology, healthcare, and telecommunications. The county is known for its thriving arts scene, professional sports teams, and diverse culinary offerings.

With its rich history, economic vitality, and cultural significance, Dallas County continues to shape North Texas as a dynamic and influential region.

This timeline provides a glimpse into the major events and milestones that have shaped the history of Dallas County, Texas.

  • Pre-19th Century: The area was originally inhabited by various indigenous tribes, including the Caddo, Wichita, and Comanche.

  • 1839: Dallas County was officially established and named after George Mifflin Dallas, the Vice President of the United States under President James K. Polk.

  • Mid-19th Century: Dallas County experienced significant growth with the establishment of Dallas as a trading post and the arrival of settlers drawn by the opportunities in trade and agriculture.

  • Late 1800s: The county prospered with the expansion of railroads, particularly the Texas and Pacific Railway and the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, which solidified Dallas as a major transportation hub.

  • Early 20th Century: Dallas County saw a surge in economic development and urbanization. Industries such as oil, cotton, banking, and manufacturing fueled the city's growth.

  • 1960s: Dallas County gained national attention due to its role in the civil rights movement. The city of Dallas was the site of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

  • Late 20th Century: Dallas County continued to experience rapid growth and diversification, becoming a major center for business, finance, and telecommunications. The county is known for its vibrant arts and cultural scene, including the Dallas Arts District.

  • Today, Dallas County is the second-most populous county in Texas and home to the city of Dallas, a thriving metropolitan area.