Cemetery burial plot cost in South Carolina: cheapest & most expensive options

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The average burial plot cost in South Carolina is $3,782. This is based on an analysis of 401 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $8,500 and as low as $1,200. South Carolinians pay 6% more for burial plots 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.

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Cities with the most affordable cemetery burial plot costs in South Carolina

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Hanahan, SC$1,200-68%
Clemson, SC$1,500-60%
Orangeburg, SC$1,574-58%
North Augusta, SC$1,900-50%
Spartanburg, SC$2,331-38%

Cities with the most expensive cemetery burial plot costs in South Carolina

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Lexington, SC$8,500125%
Langley, SC$8,000112%
Moncks Corner, SC$5,68750%
Simpsonville, SC$5,65449%
Myrtle Beach, SC$5,43344%

South Carolina: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Anderson, SC$2,665-30%
Blacksburg, SC$2,830-25%
Camden, SC$3,367-11%
Charleston, SC$3,9484%
Clemson, SC$1,500-60%
Columbia, SC$4,53820%
Fountain Inn, SC$4,51719%
Goose Creek, SC$4,0006%
Greenville, SC$4,48319%
Greenwood, SC$4,16710%
Hanahan, SC$1,200-68%
Langley, SC$8,000112%
Laurens, SC$3,333-12%
Lexington, SC$8,500125%
Moncks Corner, SC$5,68750%
Mount Pleasant, SC$2,965-22%
Myrtle Beach, SC$5,43344%
North Augusta, SC$1,900-50%
North Charleston, SC$4,0798%
Orangeburg, SC$1,574-58%
Piedmont, SC$2,371-37%
Rock Hill, SC$3,408-10%
Simpsonville, SC$5,65449%
Spartanburg, SC$2,331-38%
Summerville, SC$2,678-29%
York, SC$3,217-15%

South Carolina: 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 3 such cemeteries in South Carolina. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Beaufort National CemeteryOpen1601 Boundary St. Beaufort, SC 29902Phone: 843-524-3925
Florence National CemeteryOpen803 E National Cemetery Rd. Florence, SC 29501Phone: 843-669-8783
Fort Jackson National CemeteryOpen4170 Percival Road Columbia, SC 29229Phone: 866-577-5248

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?
M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery140 Inway Drive Anderson, SC 29621Carey D. Bolt, Jr., Cemetery Superintendent Phone: 864-332-8022YES