Selma Cemetery District
2430 Floral Ave. Selma CA 93662
Call Us: 559-896-2412
Selma Cemtery District started out as the Woodman Cemetery aound 1870. It then became the Odd Fellow Cemetery in 1890 and is now known as the Districts West Cemetery.
The Monument shown in the picture is one of several at the West Cemetery and is a Woodman monument.
About Selma Cemetery District
The Selma Cemetery District is a Public Cemetery that was formed in 1926. It was founded under the Health and Safety Code.
The District includes approximately 12,700 acres. It is located in central Fresno County and includes the City of Selma.
The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors, appointed by the Board of Supervisors for a four year term. The Board of Directors and the District follow the rules of the Brown Act.
The District currently has 3 Cemeteries, Floral Memorial Park, North Cemetery and the West Cemetery (Formally known as the Woodman and then the Odd Fellow Cemetery). The district no longer buries in the North Cemetery with the exception of our Baby land. The Floral Memorial Park is currently at 90%. The District is looking to purchase another section of land.
Public Cemetery Districts finance their services through property tax, the sale of interment rights, charges for opening and closing of the ground, outer burial containers, disinterment’s, and setting of markers.
Selma Cemetery District is an Endowment Care District. The purpose of Endowment Care funds; is to provide for future maintenance and care of the cemetery.
Selma Cemetery District Map
If you live outside the District's area you are concidered a Non- Resident of our District.
The District uses inground trash cans to keep the grounds looking clean. You will find them on each side of all the blocks in our Disrtict.
You will find this sign at all the entrances to our Cemeteries. Please notice the green tape, this is used during the off season of mowing, to let the families know when our next pick-up date is for the flowers. This sign also contains our basic rules, in english and spanish. For a complete set of the rules please go to the District Office and they will be happy to give you a copy.
Our American Legion Post 12, donated this stone in 1948 it sits in front of our office in Memory of all our Vetrans at rest here in Selma.