The Florence City Cemetery is unique with its historical presence felt throughout the State of Alabama. 

The cemetery department is responsible for coordinating funerals, opening and closing graves, maintaining the grounds, leveling and adjusting grave markers, and collecting city parking meter money.

There are over  12,000 markers, monuments, and headstones in the cemetery.

In 2001 Timothy McCord a local Eagle Scout and cemetery historian Robert Torbert worked hard to provide  internment information for those doing genealogical research or looking for specific grave locations.

Those looking can simply Google Florence City Cemetery, and go to the following link for a wealth of information:

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~allauder/cem-florence1.htm

The most common question we receive is are there burial plots available. The answer is that from time to time individual owners will wish to sale theirs.

Therefore, those wishing to sale or buy burial plots can call Mr. Townsell . There is a list on file at the Cemetery office of people looking to buy burial plots.

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Todd Nix
Community Services Director
 

Frank Townsell
City Sexton
 

Cemetery Department
705 East College Street
Florence, AL 35630
 
Phone: (256) 760-6429