Stobykhva Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Volyn
District
Kamin-Kashyrskyi
Settlement
Stobykhva
Site address
Stobykhva Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.398557, 25.182405
Perimeter length
359 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is in a derelict wooded area.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. Locals believe the tombstones were stolen for use as construction materials.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

There is no information on when the cemetery was founded, but it was functioning in the 19th century. It appears on Russian maps of the 1880s. The cemetery has been demolished and no visible traces of it remain. Little is known about the Jewish community of Stobykhva. In 1897, the Jewish population numbered 492. During WWI, more than 100 Jews left the village.