The City currently maintains three cemeteries, within the Newton City Limits: Eastview, Central and Southside. The three cemeteries have a combined total of 32 acres (Eastview – 18 acres, Central – 4 acres, Southside - 10 acres) with approximately 14,000 gravesites.
Eastview Cemetery has no gravesites for sale. Central has approximately 600 remaining graves, and Southside has 5,000 graves.
The cemeteries are maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department's Cemetery Division.
Purchasing of grave lots and grave openings are conducted at Newton Parks and Recreation Department.
CLICK HERE for a copy of the Parks and Recreation Cemetery Manual.
The Administrative address to which all correspondence and business should be addressed is:
City of Newton Newton Parks and Recreation Department
P.O. Box 550
Newton, NC 28658
Operating Hours are: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. City offices are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Cemetery Plot Cost
East Cemetery: No Plots available for sale.
Central Cemetery: Resident - $600, Non-resident - $1,200
Southside Cemetery: Resident - $1,500, Resident - Double Burial - $2,100, Non-Resident - $3,000, Non-resident - Double Burial - $4,200
CLICK HERE for a PDF copy of the City of Newton Cemetery Brochure
Central is located on South Ervin and Stadium Avenues with an entrance on 'B' Street.
Eastview is located on South Brady Avenue, Hwy. 10 and East 'A' Street.
Southside is located on Hwy. 321 Business South.