Miami City Cemetery is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Originally created in the late 1800s, the cemetery has long meet the multi-denominational and cultural needs of Miami residents as well as those of surrounding communities.
Located in Miami-Dade County, the cemetery is located in the center of Miami, offering a green oasis filled with acres of sprawling lawns, palm trees, and Florida evergreens. From the moment visitors pass through the wrought iron and marble gates of the property, they will be impressed with the care, devotion and loyalty with which groundskeepers and staff maintains the property.
Miami City Cemetery is honored to be the final resting place of "the Mother of Miami", Julia Tuttle, as well as many other pioneer families who settled in the area generations ago. Serving multiple faiths, staff at Miami City cemetery is proud to maintain the reputation they have generated for decades. As a historic point of interest as well as one of the oldest cemeteries in the area, the grounds, buildings and surrounding properties are well maintained and groomed.
Staff at the cemetery offers a variety of interment options for grieving family members and loved ones, including traditional in-ground burials and interment of cremains. Aboveground headstones and monuments as well as flush-to-ground memorial plaques are available. The cemetery property offers gorgeous views of downtown Miami, endless blue skies, and experiences gentle sea
breezes coming in from the Atlantic, just east of the cemetery property.
Visitors may access Miami City cemetery by taking Interstate 95, running north and south directly into downtown Miami. Take Interstate 395 or the Dolphin Expressway or Interstate 195 or Airport Expressway with a turn north or south on North Miami Avenue. The cemetery stretches between North Miami Avenue on its western border to NE 2nd Avenue on its eastern border, between NE 19th Street and NE 17th Street.