Murphys, Calaveras County, California
Buena Vista Cemetery
Effective September 15, 2010
The listed costs for a plot include the Endowment Care Fund fee that is required by California Code.
Section Five currently has no available plots.
Old historic Areas of Buena Vista Cemetery, including the IOOF Section, Center Section and Sections One, Two, Three and Four
The older areas of the cemetery no longer have any full burial plots available for purchase. There are Cremain Plots available in some of these sections and occasionally, if a plot has been sold back to the cemetery, there may be a larger plot available.
Section Six (near the old historical Murphys School house)
The Murphys Historic School Section is the current burial site being used and has Cremain Plots as well as Full Plots and Double Plots available.
Plots prices in the above areas of Buena Vista Cemetery are:
|Cremation Plot||5’ X 5’||Residents: $237.50||Eligible Non-Residents: $462.50|
|Full Size Plot||5’ X 10”||Residents: $450.00||Eligible Non-Residents: $925.00|
|Double Plot||10’ X 10’||Residents: $900.00||Eligible Non-Residents: $1,850.00|
New Cemetery Section
There is aother area of the Buena Vista Cemetery that is not yet open for plot purchases. The prices in that section may be higher than in the current cemetery areas and may vary by location. No sales or plot reservations will be made in this area until the Trustees decide there is a need to use this area.
Memorial Marker Site
A Memorial Marker Section is planned for a new area that will opened in the future. The plots in the Memorial Marker Section will be for memorial markers for those not buried here. Only Flat Markers will be allowed in this section. Those plots will also be subject to the Endowment Care Fund fee. Prices are based on the status of the purchaser of the Memorial Plot, but the person to be memorialized need not be a person eligible for burial in the cemetery district.
Endowment Care Fund Fees: The minimum required by California Code is
$4.50 per square foot of plot and is included in the above plot prices.