Okhtyrka Jewish Cemetery
The cemetery is located close to 12 Yakova Shcheholeva Street, across the road from the Christian cemetery.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The site is somewhat overgrown with bushes and tall grass. The cemetery is not in critical condition, but it is gradually degrading. There is one new Christian grave on the section, and it appears more will soon be added.
Number of existing gravestones
68. 15 of them are broken.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The exact era of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It is not marked on old maps of the region. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to the early 20th century, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded in that period.