Takos Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Hungary
Region
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
District
Vásárosnaményi
Settlement
Tákos
Site address
The cemetery is located on road No.41 about 250m to the west of the settlement.
GPS coordinates
48.155, 22.43387
Perimeter length
124 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
There is a 2m high wire fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The site is mildly overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
13
Date of oldest tombstone
1847
Date of newest tombstone
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Other
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Jewish cemetery of Tákos was established as early as 1847, since the oldest tombstone found in the cemetery dates to that year. The latest tombstone was erected in 1939. The cemetery has been fenced.

According to census data, 36 Jews lived in Tákos in 1880. The Jewish population peaked at 47 in 1910, then gradually decreased in the following decades. 24 Jews lived in the village in 1920, 21 in 1930, and 23 in 1941. According to the Yad Vashem database, about 25 Jews from Tákos were murdered in the Holocaust.