Pitkin County Cemetery

Find Pitkin County Colorado 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,.

Red Butte Cemetery 808 Cemetery Lane Aspen CO 81611 970-429-0783

Ute Cemetery Ute Avenue Aspen CO 81611

About Pitkin County Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Pitkin County, CO are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Pitkin County make their plots available to the general public. Pitkin County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Pitkin 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
  • Pitkin County Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Pitkin County
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Pitkin County burial records and gravesite history
Pitkin County Burial Records

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

Public Cemeteries in Pitkin County, CO

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Pitkin 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 Pitkin County, Colorado. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Pitkin County. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Pitkin County is usually the responsibility of the Pitkin County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Pitkin County Private Cemeteries

Colorado Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Pitkin 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, Pitkin County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Pitkin County business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Colorado State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Pitkin County zoning rules. Colorado State requires Pitkin 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. Colorado may also regulate service fees charged by Pitkin County Cemeteries.