Manatee County Cemetery

Find Manatee County Florida 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,.

Bradenton Fogartyville Cemetery 4200 3rd Avenue Northwest Bradenton FL 34209 941-746-1844

Companions Memorial Pet Cemetery 7777 Bayshore Road Palmetto FL 34221 941-722-5507

Manasota Memorial Park and Funeral Home Cemetery 1221 53rd Avenue East Bradenton FL 34203 941-755-2688

Mansion Memorial Park Cemetery 1400 36th Avenue East Ellenton FL 34222 941-722-6602

Skyway Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services Cemetery 5200 U.s. 19 Palmetto FL 34221 941-803-7626

Skyway Memorial Gardens Cemetery 5200 U.s. 19 Palmetto FL 34221 941-722-4543

About Manatee County Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Manatee County, FL

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

Manatee County Private Cemeteries

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

Cemetery Operations

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