Historic Congressional Cemetery’s thirty-five acres currently contain approximately 68,000 burials and 25,000 headstones. Plots are available for purchase in all sections of the cemetery, each with unique historical landscapes, features, monuments, and historic figures.
Congressional Cemetery offers a range of options to meet your family’s needs. Prices for full burial plots range from $8,000 in the cemetery’s east end to $14,000 in the most historic sections. Each full-sized plot can accommodate two traditional full casket burials or up to eight cremation urns. Prices for cremation only burial plots are also available andcan accommodate between two and four burials depending upon the dimensions of the burial container. Green burial options are available throughout the cemetery. Burial fees are determined by the depth of the grave at the time of need.
A comprehensive list of available sites does not exist for the public, as availability changes regularly. For information about sites available in specific sections of the cemetery, please contact the office
We are available to assist anyone interested in purchasing a burial plot. Please call the Gatehouse at 202-543-0539.
Pricing effective May 1, 2023