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The average burial plot cost in Alabama is $2,210. This is based on an analysis of 300 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen individual plots listed as low as $360 and as high as $25,000. If you live in Alabama, you are likely to pay 5% less than the national average for a burial plot.
Keep in mind that costs can and will vary depending on factors such as the type of burial plot you purchase, how many you plan to purchase, the cemetery and the market demand for burial plots within your area or around the cemetery you’d like to purchase a plot in.
When making burial arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for you and your family.
- Average Burial Plot Cost in Alabama by City
- Saving Money on Burial Plot Cost in Alabama
- Shopping Online for Burial Plots in Alabama
Average Burial Plot Cost in Alabama by City
|City||Average||Difference from State Average|
|Bel Air, AL||$1,621||-27%|
|Pleasant Grove, AL||$1,915||-13%|
Saving Money on Burial Plot Cost in Alabama
If you’re a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 5 such cemeteries in Alabama. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.
VA National and State Cemeteries with Free Burial Plots in Alabama
|Alabama National Cemetery||Open||3133 Highway 119 Montevallo, AL 35115||Phone: 205-665-9039|
|Fort McClellan Post Cemetery||Closed||540 Goode Rd Anniston, AL 36201||Phone: 205-665-9039|
|Fort McClellan EPW Cemetery||Closed||3541 Shipley Rd Anniston, AL 36201||Phone: 205-665-9039|
|Fort Mitchell National Cemetery||Open||553 Highway 165 Ft. Mitchell, AL 36856||Phone: 334-855-4731|
|Mobile National Cemetery||Closed||1202 Virginia Street Mobile, AL 36604||Phone: 850-453-4846 Or 850-453-4108|
State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.
|Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery At Spanish Fort||34904 State Highway 225 Spanish Fort, AL 36577||Tony Ross, Cemetery Director Joseph S. Buschell, Assistant Cemetery Director Phone: 251-625-1338||YES|
Shopping Online for Burial Plots in Alabama
If you’re on the market for a cemetery plot, you may find the listings on eBay helpful. Depending on what’s available, you stand to save money on on your burial plot costs with the right bidding strategy.