West Cemetery

Amherst, Massachusetts

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West Cemetery is located on Triangle Street, east of MA-116, in Amherst, Massachusetts (Hampshire County). The coordinates are 42° 22' 45" N, 72° 31' 8" W.

West Cemetery, also known as Center Cemetery, was established in 1737. There are many old gravestones with interesting carvings, and most are in good condition. Many have beautiful carvings and interesting epitaphs. The most well known person buried in West Cemetery is Emily Dickinson, a famous poetess. The grounds are very well maintained.

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