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The average burial plot cost in Kentucky is $3,105. This is based on an analysis of 301 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $8,069 and as low as $832. Kentucky burial plots are 13% less expensive than the national average.
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.
Kentucky: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city
|City||Average burial plot cost||Difference from State Average|
|Mount Washington, KY||$3,931||27%|
|Taylor Mill, KY||$3,625||17%|
Kentucky: 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 8 such cemeteries in Kentucky. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.
|Camp Nelson National Cemetery||Open||6980 Danville Road Nicholasville, KY 40356||Phone: 859-885-5727|
|Cave Hill National Cemetery||Closed||701 Baxter Avenue Louisville, KY 40204||Phone: 502-893-3852|
|Danville National Cemetery||Closed||277 North First Street Danville, KY 40422||Phone: 859-885-5727|
|Lebanon National Cemetery||Open||20 Hwy 208 Lebanon, KY 40033||Phone: 270-692-3390|
|Lexington National Cemetery||Closed||833 West Main Street Lexington, KY 40508||Phone: 859-885-5727|
|Mill Springs National Cemetery||Open||9044 West Highway 80 Nancy, KY 42544||Phone: 859-885-5727|
|Zachary Taylor National Cemetery||Closed||4701 Brownsboro Road Louisville, KY 40207||Phone: 502-893-3852|
|Evergreen Cemetery Soldiers’ Lot||Closed||25 South Alexandria Pike Southgate, KY 41071||Phone: 859-885-5727|
State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.
|Kentucky Veterans Cemeteries||1111B Louisville Rd Frankfort, KY 40601||Al Duncan, Cemeteries Branch Manager, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Phone: 502-564-9203||N/A|
|Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central||2501 North Dixie Boulevard Radcliff, KY 40160||Charles Heater, Cemetery Director Phone: 270-351-5115||YES|
|Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-North||205 Eibeck Lane Williamstown, KY 41097Mailing Address: P.O. Box 467||Al Duncan, Cemetery Director Phone: 859-823-0720||YES|
|Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Northeast||100 Veterans Memorial Drive Grayson, KY 41143||Frank Kees, Cemetery Director Phone: 606-929-5354||YES|
|Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-South East||1280 KY Hwy 118(Tim Couch Pass Hyden, KY 41749||Vaughda Wooten, Director Phone: 606-672-2168||YES|
|Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West||5817 Fort Campbell Boulevard Hopkinsville, KY 42240||Richard Stanley, Cemetery Director Phone: 270-889-6106||YES|