Cemetery

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Mt. Olivet Cemetery is located at 257 South Rodeo Road in Buena Vista. It is a town-owned cemetery. Please call or come by Town Hall if you have questions about burials.

Each burial site measures 5' x 10' and can be used for one casket and up to eight cremains. The cost to purchase a site is $250 for a Buena Vista resident and $500 for a non-resident. A one-time maintenance fee of $50 is also charged at time of purchase. A burial application, filled out in full, and a $20 burial fee are due at least 72 hours prior to interment.

Historical information regarding interments in the cemetery:
Burial List (searchable)
Cemetery Map

Town Ordinances pertaining to the cemetery:
Ordinance 7, Series 1990 AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS ON CERTAIN UNSOLD CEMETERY LOTS AT THE MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY.

Ordinance 3, Series 2011 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF BUENA VISTA, COLORADO, ADDING A NEW ARTICLE VII TO CHAPTER 11 OF THE BUENA VISTA MUNICIPAL CODE ESTABLISHING RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE MT. OLIVET CEMETERY.

Ordinance 10, Series 2012 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF BUENA VISTA, COLORADO, AMENDING ARTICLE VII OF CHAPTER 11 OF THE BUENA VISTA MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE MT. OLIVET CEMETERY.

The Town of Buena Vista is not the legal custodian of death certificates. For vital statistics information contact:
Chaffee County Clerk & Recorder
104 Crestone Avenue
PO Box 699
Salida, CO 81201
719-539-4004

You may also contact the State of Colorado at:
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records Section
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
HSVRD-VR-A1
Denver, CO 80246-1530
Phone: (303) 692-2200
Email: vital.records@state.co.us
State of Colorado Vital Statistics