This small but picturesque cemetery dates back to the 1800's and continues to be a final resting place for former area residents. One can experience a walk through time by noting the range of dates on the various markers.
Being reminded that the grounds are sacred and devoted to the burial of loved ones creates an appreciation for the serenity and heritage of the cemetery. The serene setting adds to the beauty of our city and for many of our citizens, it is a place to visit their loved ones and just sit and reflect on times gone by.
The Oak Ridge Cemetery encompasses 22 acres(+/-) of land, located approximately within 1 mile of the downtown business district. The cemetery can be found on both sides of West Hill Street, on the south side from South Line Avenue to South Seminole Avenue, and on the north side from South Line Avenue to South Citrus. There is also abundant acreage dedicated to future development.
The City of Inverness assumed the ownership of the Oak Ridge Cemetery in the early 1980's from the Cemetery Association and has operated it for the benefit of its citizens in a non-profit manner. Frequently asked questions and answers regarding the rules and regulations of the cemetery are provided for you perusal.
Questions regarding Oak Ridge Cemetery can be directed to the City Clerk's office by dialing 352-726-2611, Ext. 1007 or by email.