Mary Riley

phone (502) 348-5947 ext. 2206


The Bardstown Cemetery was established in 1852 and is located adjacent to the St. Joseph Cemetery near the intersection of US 31 E and Highway 245. It has entrances on 31 E and E Forrest Ave. The City of Bardstown also maintains the Pioneer Cemetery and the Presbyterian Cemetery.

Cemetery Lot Size and Cost:

Single Lot                                                                  $450.00 - $500.00

 Opening and closing for grave                               $400.00

Opening and closing grave for cremation              $150.00

Baby grave or cremation grave                               $150.00

Opening and closing for baby grave                       $150.00

Payment due in full at time of purchase.

To purchase a grave space, to forward a complaint, and for all other questions relating to the Bardstown Cemetery:

Mary Riley
City Clerk / Cemetery Sexton
(502) 348-5947 ext. 2206