Department of Veterans Affairs Cemeteries - National Cemetery Administration
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National Cemeteries

The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) National Cemetery Administration maintains 153 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 veterans cemeteries.

Cemetery Information
Cemetery Address Contact Burial Space
Alexandria National Cemetery 209 East Shamrock Street
Pineville, LA 71360
Phone: 601-445-4981
FAX: 601-445-8815
Baton Rouge National Cemetery 220 North 19th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: 225-654-1988
FAX: 225-654-1989
Louisiana National Cemetery 303 W. Mount Pleasant Road
Zachary, LA 70791
Phone: 225-654-1988
FAX: 225-654-1989
Port Hudson National Cemetery 20978 Port Hickey Road
Zachary, LA 70791
Phone: 225-654-1988
FAX: 225-654-1989
Cremation Only

State Cemeteries

Many states have established state 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 veterans cemeteries are run solely by the states. We cannot answer your questions or comments about any of these veterans cemeteries. Please contact the specific cemetery for information.

Cemetery Information
Cemetery Address Contact Funded
Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery 7970 Mike Clarke Road
Keithville, LA 71047
Don Howard, Director
Phone: 318-925-0612
FAX: 318-925-5521
Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery 3348 University Parkway
Leesville, LA 71446
James Armes III, Director
Phone: 337-238-6405
FAX: 337-238-6448
Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery 2413 Hwy 425
Rayville, LA 71269
Timothy Johnson, Director
Phone: 318-728-4346
FAX: 318-728-5921
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery 34888 Grantham College Drive
Slidell, LA 70460
James Burton, Director
Phone: 985-646-6458
FAX: 985-646-6481
Southwest Louisiana State Veterans Cemetery 1620 Evangeline Road
Jennings, LA 70546
Dwayne Guidry, Director
Phone: 337-246-7094
FAX: 337-246-7096

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 Cemeteries: Definition of Federally Funded and Unfunded

Not A VA Grant Funded Cemetery

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

VA Grant Funded Cemetery

  • Grants are used only to establish, expand or improve veterans cemeteries that are owned and operated by a state. Aid is granted only to states, 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 service members who die on active duty, veterans (as defined by federal law), and their eligible spouses and dependent children. States may impose residency requirements and other limitations to eligibility in addition to those imposed by federal law. State eligibility requirements, however, may not be less stringent than Federal requirements.
  • The administration, operation, and maintenance of a VA-supported state cemetery is solely the responsibility of the state.

We cannot answer your questions or comments about any of these state veterans cemeteries. Please contact the specific cemetery for information.

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