Department of Veterans Affairs Cemeteries - National Cemetery Administration
Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

National Cemetery Administration


Department of Veterans Affairs Cemeteries

Cemetery Listing - Texas


National Cemeteries

The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) National Cemetery Administration maintains 155 national cemeteries in 42 states and Puerto Rico as well as 34 soldier's lots and monument sites. Please note that there is not a VA national cemetery in every state. You may also want to check the listing of state and tribal veterans cemeteries.

Cemetery Information
Cemetery Address Contact Burial Space
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211
Phone: 214-467-3374
FAX: 214-467-3316
Fort Bliss National Cemetery 5200 Fred Wilson Ave.
El Paso, TX 79906
Phone: 915-564-0201
FAX: 915-564-3746
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone: 210-820-3891
FAX: 210-820-3445
Houston National Cemetery 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77038
Phone: 281-447-8686
FAX: 281-447-0580
Kerrville National Cemetery 3600 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone: 210-820-3891
FAX: 210-820-3445
San Antonio National Cemetery 517 Paso Hondo Street
San Antonio, TX 78202
Phone: 210-820-3891
FAX: 210-820-3445
Cremation Only

State and Tribal Veterans Cemeteries

Many states and tribes have established VA Grant Funded Veterans Cemeteries. Eligibility is similar to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries, but may include residency requirements. Even though they may have been established or improved with Government funds through VA's Veterans Cemetery Grants Program, state and tribal veterans cemeteries are operated and maintained by the states or tribes. VA cannot answer your questions or comments about any of these state or tribal veterans cemeteries. Please contact the specific cemetery for information.

Cemetery Information
Cemetery Address Contact Funded
State Veterans Cemeteries Texas Veterans Land Board 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Room 840A
Austin, TX 78701
John P. Kelley, PhD, Deputy Director
Phone: 512-463-5977
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen 11463 South Highway 195
Killeen, TX 76542
Doug Gault, Cemetery Director
Phone: 254-616-1770
FAX: 254-616-1769
Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi 9974 IH 37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410
Alfredo Medina, Cemetery Director
Phone: 361-248-4830
FAX: 361-248-4965
Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission 2520 South Inspiration Road
Mission, TX 78572
George Rice, Cemetery Director
Phone: 956-583-7227
FAX: 956-583-7887
Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene 7457 W. Lake Road
Abilene, TX 79601
Jimmy Defoor, Cemetery Director
Phone: 325-673-4446
FAX: 325-673-4448

National Cemeteries: Definition of Burial Space


  • This cemetery has space available to accommodate casketed and cremated remains.


  • This cemetery is closed to new interments. The only interments that are being accepted are subsequent interments for veterans or eligible family members in an existing gravesite. Periodically however, burial space may become available due to a canceled reservation or when a disinterment has been completed. When either of these two scenarios occurs the cemetery will assign such gravesites or columbarium niches to other eligible Veterans or family members at the time of the request. Since there is no way to know in advance when a gravesite may become available, please contact the cemetery at the time of need to inquire whether space is available.

Cremation Only

  • This cemetery has space available for cremated remains. We may be able to accommodate casketed remains in the same gravesite of previously interred family members.

State and Tribal Veterans Cemeteries: Definition of Federally Funded and Unfunded

Not A VA Grant Funded Cemetery

  • The State or Tribe has not applied for and received a VA grant to establish, expand or improve this veterans cemetery. The cemetery is owned and operated by the state or tribe.

VA Grant Funded Cemetery

  • Grants are used only to establish, expand or improve veterans cemeteries that are owned and operated by a state or tribe. Aid is granted only to states or tribes, not to private organizations, counties, cities, or other government agencies.
  • VA can provide up to 100 percent of the development cost for an approved project. For establishment of new cemeteries, VA can provide for operating equipment as well. VA cannot pay for acquisition of land.
  • Cemeteries established under the grant program must conform to the standards and guidelines pertaining to site selection, planning, and construction prescribed by VA.
  • Cemeteries must be operated solely for the interment of Veterans and certain eligible family members (as defined in 38 CFR part 39.2 and 39.10).
  • The administration, operation, and maintenance of these cemeteries is solely the responsibility of the state or tribe.

NOTE: Many of the links above will take you outside the VA website.