Kimshew Cemetery District
P.O. Box 97, Magalia, CA 95954
PH.530.877.1734 Fax: 530.877.1655
Email:
information@kimshewcemeterydistrict.org 

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Magalia Cemetery

The Magalia cemetery, approximately3.6 acres, is located at the intersection of Magalia Cemetery Road and the Old Skyway in the unincorporated community of Magalia. The District purchased three adjoining pieces of property for expansion of the cemetery, adding approximately one acre of  land area. John Hupp gave the original parcel of land to the District sometime between 1857 and 1860. The oldest marked greave is date 1860, however there are several unmarked graves that may be of an earlier date  Onsite infrastructure includes entry gates, paved/gravel roadways and fencing. The cemetery has a septic system and the water service is provided by the Del Oro Water Company. Structures include the District's office, shop building and niches. A restroom is located within the office and serves cemetery personnel as well as the public during services.

Coutolenc Cemetery

 

The Coutolenc Cemetery is located along Hupp-Coutolenc Road, north of Paradise Lake. A small stream flows from north to south into Paradise Lake, just east of the cemetery. The cemetery consists of 2 acres of land. Mr and Mrs Gene Coutolenc deeded one acre for the cemetery in 1890 and in 1892, Mrs Phoeobe Kitchen deeded an additional acre to the cemetery. Infrastructure includes an entry gate, unpaved roadway and fencing. Onsite infrastructure includes graveled roadways and fencing. There is no water or septic service.

Nimshew Cemetery

 

The Nimshew Cemetery  is located about four miles north of the town of Paradise, near Nimshew Road. The approximately two acre cemetery has roadway access from Cemetery Road off Nimshew Road. Saul and Rebecca Rugh gave the land for a cemetery in 1860, and a Mrs.. Marritt was the first person to be buried, in 1860 or 1861.  Infrastructure includes an entry gate, unpaged roadway and fencing. Water service is provided by Del Oro Water Company.

Stirling City Cemetery

The Stirling City Cemetery is located at the end of Mica Street in the unincorporated community of Stirling City. This cemetery is approximately 3 acres in size and only two acres are currently developed with gravesites. When the Diamond Match Co. laid out the town of Stirling city, it was a company town. Diamond match donated the land for the cemetery in 1904, which coincides with the oldest marked grave. Recently Sierra Pacific Industries, the current owners of the Diamond Match Lands, is in the process of donating additional land to the District. This donation will consist of and additional 75 feet of frontage and 75 feet on the south side to insure sufficient room for future needs.  On-site infrastructure includes and entry gate, roadways, curb and fencing. The cemetery has a septic system and water service is provided by Stirling Bluffs Corporation, which is managed by Del Oro Water Company. Structures include a storage building and niches. A restroom is located within the storage building and servers cemetery personnel as well as the public during services.

 
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