Cemeteries in Chambers County, Alabama

Find Chambers County, Alabama cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries. Cemeteries provide information on funerals and burial services including internment, headstones and grave markers, burial grounds, cemetery plots, vaults, crypts, as well as burial records for national, state.

There are 5 Cemeteries in Chambers County, Alabama, serving a population of 33,895 people in an area of 597 square miles. There is 1 Cemetery per 6,779 people, and 1 Cemetery per 119 square miles.

In Alabama, Chambers County is ranked 11th of 67 counties in Cemeteries per capita, and 25th in Cemeteries per square mile.

Bell Chapel Cemetery 716 Avenue A Southeast La Fayette, AL

Lafayette Lebanon Cemetery 2099 County Road 172 La Fayette, AL

Lanett Resthaven Memorial Gardens Cemetery 6415 Veterans Memorial Parkway Lanett, AL

Opelika Union Hill Cemetery 2029 County Road 25 Opelika, AL

Shawmut Cemetery 1903 18th Street Southwest Lanett, AL

About Chambers County Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Chambers County, AL are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Chambers County make their plots available to the general public. Chambers County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Chambers County are generally restricted to veterans and other individuals who have served in the armed forces. In some cases, family members of veterans may also be buried in Military Cemeteries.

Interested parties may contact Cemeteries for questions about:
  • Finding a cemetery near you
  • Chambers County Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Chambers County
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Chambers County burial records and gravesite history
Chambers County Burial Records

Chambers County burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Chambers County may be obtained from the office of the Chambers County Cemetery where that burial took place. The Chambers County government may provide these records at the Offices of the Chambers County Cemetery, Chambers County Parks and Public Works Departments.

Public Cemeteries in Chambers County, AL

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Chambers County government, or they may be privately owned. They are open to the public and generate most of their revenue from the sale of individual burial plots, gravesites, and mausoleums in Chambers County, Alabama. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Chambers County. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Chambers County is usually the responsibility of the Chambers County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Chambers County Private Cemeteries

Alabama Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Chambers County businesses and non-profit organizations, such as churches. A Cemetery owned by a church or other religious institution may be considered a Public Cemetery if it is open to the general public. Many Cemeteries are owned by small, Chambers County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Chambers County business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Alabama State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Chambers County zoning rules. Alabama State requires Chambers County Public Cemeteries to establish an endowment or other fund for the perpetual care and maintenance of the Cemetery. A certain portion of each burial plot sale must be designated for the future care and maintenance of the Cemetery grounds. These requirements are intended to ensure that funds are available to maintain the Cemetery even after all of the burial plots have been sold. Alabama may also regulate service fees charged by Chambers County Cemeteries.