Cemetery Burial Plot Cost in Alabama: Cheapest & Most Expensive Options (2023)

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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.

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Average Burial Plot Cost in Alabama by City

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Adamsville, AL$2,057-7%
Bel Air, AL$1,621-27%
Bessemer, AL$1,494-32%
Birmingham, AL$2,066-7%
Brentwood, AL$3,122+41%
Decatur, AL$2,249+2%
Gadsden, AL$2,564+16%
Gardendale, AL$2,686+22%
Hoover, AL$2,415+9%
Huntsville, AL$1,922-13%
Irondale, AL$1,772-20%
Mobile, AL$1,530-31%
Montgomery, AL$2,740+24%
Pelham, AL$4,468+102%
Pinson, AL$1,156-48%
Pleasant Grove, AL$1,915-13%
Suitland, AL$1,095-50%
Theodore, AL$2,162-2%
Troy, AL$1,140-48%
Trussville, AL$2,2020%
Tuscaloosa, AL$3,200+45%

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

CemeteryOpen Plots?AddressPhone
Alabama National CemeteryOpen3133 Highway 119 Montevallo, AL 35115Phone: 205-665-9039
Fort McClellan Post CemeteryClosed540 Goode Rd Anniston, AL 36201Phone: 205-665-9039
Fort McClellan EPW CemeteryClosed3541 Shipley Rd Anniston, AL 36201Phone: 205-665-9039
Fort Mitchell National CemeteryOpen553 Highway 165 Ft. Mitchell, AL 36856Phone: 334-855-4731
Mobile National CemeteryClosed1202 Virginia Street Mobile, AL 36604Phone: 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.

InstitutionAddressContactVA Funded?
Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery At Spanish Fort34904 State Highway 225 Spanish Fort, AL 36577Tony Ross, Cemetery Director Joseph S. Buschell, Assistant Cemetery Director Phone: 251-625-1338YES

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.

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