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The average burial plot cost in Alabama is $4,379. This is based on an analysis of 816 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $8,900 and as low as $1,113. If you live in Alabama, you are likely to pay 22% more for a burial plot over the average American.
Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.
When making burial arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.
Alabama: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city
|City||Average burial plot cost||Difference from State Average|
|Bel Air, AL||$1,548||-65%|
|Pleasant Grove, AL||$3,040||-31%|
Alabama: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots
If you are 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.
|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|