Frequently Asked Questions
How does a person go about purchasing a grave?
Please call Bardstown City Hall at (502) 348-5947 and ask to speak to our Cemetery Sexton, Mary Riley
What is the cost of a grave within Bardstown Cemetery?
Depending on the area, the graves are as low as $450 for a standard in ground burial. For graves in sections 1 through 6 and 13 through 18 the cost is $500.
Are there graves just for cremation?
Yes, we do have some graves that are smaller for cremations or infants. The cost is $150 per grave.
On a standard grave, can more than one person utilize the grave?
Yes, one person can be buried in-ground with up to 2 cremations on top.
Are vaults required?
No, that is not a requirement within our cemetery.
Is there specific timeframes a person can decorate a grave?
What do I do if my loved one's grave is sinking?
Call Bardstown City Hall and speak with our Cemetery Sexton, Mary Riley. A work order can be placed to add more dirt to the grave.
Can the City help me find my ancestor that is buried in the Bardstown Cemetery?
With the right amount of information, the City Clerk’s office will search our records in order to help find your ancestor.