Cemetery notes and/or description: The Mount Hope Cemetery was established in 1848. It is the third of three, municipally-owned cemeteries in Acton. It is a well-preserved and well-maintained, Victorian burial ground located as short distance south of West Acton Village.
The cemetery is comprised of approximately 10+ acres, with the earliest death date of 1848. It is still used today and in 2009 had about 2500 burials.
This cemetery is referred to as GR3 Mount Hope Cemetery in the "Vital Records of Acton Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849."
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as ACT.803 Mount Hope Cemetery.