The City of Villa Rica owns two cemeteries: Hillcrest Cemetery and Garden of Rest Cemetery.

Hillcrest Cemetery

Hillcrest Cemetery is located on West Bankhead Highway and Hillcrest Drive and established in 1887 when the City of Villa Rica took ownership while Nathaniel H. Humphries was the Mayor. Mayor Humphries was elected in 1884 and was the first Mayor of Villa Rica.

Garden of Rest Cemetery

Garden of Rest Cemetery is located on Brooks Street behind Glanton-Hindsman Elementary School was established in 1960. 

The Cemetery Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 am at City  Hall, 571 W. Bankhead Highway, Villa Rica, Georgia. All meetings are open to the public. 

Contact City Clerk Alisa Doyal for more information at 678-840-1212 or by email to

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