Mehtelek Jewish Cemetery
The Jewish section is in the municipal cemetery, located on Temető Street.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The greater municipal cemetery has a wire fence.
General site condition
The grass is mown. No legible gravestones were located.
Number of existing gravestones
There are at least 3 fragments without text.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The Jewish cemetery of Méhtelek was established as early as 1897, since it appears on the cadastral map of that year. It was demolished at an unknown time.
According to census data, 9 Jews lived in Méhtelek in 1840. In 1880, the Jewish population peaked at 43, after which it began to decrease. 28 Jews lived in the town in 1910, 24 in 1920, 26 in 1930, and 18 in 1941. According to the Yad Vashem database, about 30 Jews from Méhtelek were murdered in the Holocaust.