Welcome to Our Cemetery!

Civic City CemeteryThe Oak Hill Cemetery was established in approximately 1861 by Confederate General Cogfwell. After he left town the Ladies of the Cemetery Association of Oak Hill Cemetery maintained and looked after it until about 15 years ago when the City of Butler took full control over the cemetery.


Let us assist you with:

  • Locating interred individuals
  • Planning your cemetery needs
  • Gathering genealogical information


The Oak Hill Cemetery consists of 50 acres of developed park land for grave or niche purchase and burials. An additional 20 acres awaits future development.

Cemetery Pricing Information and Rules and Regulations

Find A Grave

The Oak Hill Cemetery currently has almost 15,000 people interred or memorialized in our park.

You can visit www.findagrave.com to do your search. All information has been obtained from the original interment records, obituaries, family members, or monuments.

Notable Graves

Linnie Crouch

Died April 25, 1898. The tombstone is to be noted in the Ripley's Believe It Or Not book as the world's smallest tombstone.

Nancy F. Cogfwell

Believed to be 63, passed on June 16, 1860. She was the wife of the Confederate General James M. Cogfwell.