St Louis Area Cemeteries

Local St. Louis Cemeteries

St. Louis has thirty-nine cemeteries. Some the area’s most prominent, historical and political figures are buried throughout the city. With so many burial sites within St. Louis County, regardless of denomination or military service, you have many options to bury your loved one. As one of the premier St. Louis funeral homes, we’re here to help guide you!

Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery has been around for 160 years. Located north of the city, this 19th century cemetery was established at the height of cemetery transformation in the United States. Before the 1800s, people were mostly buried on church grounds or on family property. This cemetery became a staple in the middle of America and is a burial ground for some of the country’s most famous figures including:

  • William Clark
  • Aldophus Busch
  • Lemp Family Tomb

St. Peter’s Cemetery

Much like Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Peter’s is one of the longest running cemeteries in the area. Around for over 170 years, this burial ground houses both past church members and community members. This cemetery sits on over 30 acres of land and offers many different burial and cremation remain services:

  • Private Burials
  • Traditional Burials
  • Memorial Services
  • Cremation Crypts

Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery founded in 1854. It currently sits on over 470 acres of land in St. Louis, making it the 2nd biggest in the archdiocese and one of the biggest in the country. This cemetery currently holds over 300,000 bodies. Many of whom are very famous and well-known historical figures:

  • Dred Scott
  • Tennessee Williams
  • Phyllis Schlafly

St. Louis is a major city with many options for burying your loved one. There are also several different resources including the St. Louis Area Cemeteries List published by the St. Louis Genealogical Society that you can visit to research the right place for you. No matter your religious affiliation or specific requests, there is a special place in town to bury your loved one. If you need help locating a burial site for your loved one, reach out to us and one of our team members will be glad to help you.

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