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Montgomery County, established 1776, county seat Rockville.

News from the County:

Chronology of Cemetery Identification and Protection in Montgomery County

  • 1776- present   Families, property owners, and religious organizations 
  • Early 20th century   Lists and publications; Patriotic organizations and genealogists
  • 1970s   Historic sites and districts listed in the National Register of Historic Places
  • 1976   M-NCPPC Locational Atlas & Index of Historic Sites published
  • 1979   Montgomery County Master Plan for Historic Preservation approved and adopted
  • 1991   Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites formed to advocate for MD cemeteries
  • 1996-97  Peerless Rockville photography exhibit of 15 Rockville cemeteries
  • 1997   Maryland Office of Cemetery Oversight created
  • 2004-2009   Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory compiled
  • 2010   Enter the Digital Age
  • 2013   William Smallwood Chapter SAR created Montgomery County Patriot Graves Registry
  • 2016   Trader Foundation for Maryland Burial Sites incorporated
  • 2016   Historic Maryland Cemeteries selected as Preservation Maryland Six to Fix project
  • 2018  Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory Revisited

Helpful County Resources:

Montgomery County – Sailor, Maryland’s Public Information Network


Montgomery County Website


Montgomery County Public Library                             

21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850


Montgomery County Circuit Court                             

50 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 777-9180

Montgomery County Historical Society (MCHS)                              

111 West Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850        


Genealogical Club of the MCHS


Maryland Tombstone Transcription Project for Montgomery County


Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory 

Montgomery Preservation, Inc.


Archaeological Society of Maryland, Mid-Potomac Chapter


Montgomery County, MD Patriot Grave Registry


Montgomery County Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

You can now search the entire Montgomery County cemetery inventory…

List of cemeteries by NAME
List of cemeteries by ID NUMBER
List of cemeteries by VICINITY

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