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City Cemeteries

The City of Tulsa maintains two cemeteries within the Tulsa city limits. For questions about either cemetery, please call (918) 596-9711.


Oaklawn Cemetery
1133 East 11th Street
Tulsa, OK 74120
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Oaklawn Cemetery is the oldest existing cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It occupies 20 acres of ground and contains the graves of some of the most prominent of the early settlers. Joe Star, a Civil War veteran, occupies the oldest known grave in Oaklawn. A large section of the cemetery known as Potters’ Field was set aside for the city’s poor and generally has very few headstones.

The cemetery gates are always open but it is patrolled regularly. Written permission is required from the City of Tulsa for after dark access.

The cemetery has no plots for sale but still has new burials in existing family plots.

Clinton Oaks Cemetery
4200 South 24th West Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74107
(Plot map)

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Clinton Oaks Cemetery occupies five acres of ground in the middle of a neighborhood in west Tulsa. The cemetery was privately owned and operated from 1893 to 1945.

The cemetery has no gates but is patrolled regularly. Written permission is required from the City of Tulsa for after dark access.

The cemetery has no plots for sale but still has new burials in existing family plots.