Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central is located on 98 acres on Highway 31W near Fort Knox. It opened on June 1, 2007. As of Sept. 1, 2015, It has interred a total of 4,095, including 3,348 veterans, 747 family members and four service members killed in action. 

Wreaths Across America

KVCC will hold its Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. EDT.  Family, friends and members of the public are welcome to help place wreaths on every headstone and the columbarium wall.

General Assembly Recognizes KVCC's 9/11 Memorial as First in Kentucky

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central
2501 North Dixie Boulevard
Radcliff, KY  40160
Phone:  270-351-5115
Fax:  270-351-5445


According to Kentucky law, the individual must be a Kentucky veteran for burial at one of the state veteran cemeteries.  Examples include: born in KY, served at one of the U.S. military installations in KY, lived in KY, home of record in KY.

Hours of Operation

Kentucky's State Veterans Cemeteries are open to the public 24 hours, seven days a week.  Normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, not including state holidays.  Interments take place on non-holiday weekdays only.  Saturdays, Sundays and holidays are reserved for families and loved ones of those interred to visit in peace and quiet.


Total interment services include:

  • Furnishing grave or columbarium space
  • Opening and closing the grave
  • Providing the interment site with perpetual care
  • Supplying a suitable marker or headstone
  • Furnishing an optional concrete grave liner for casketed burials 

These are provided at no cost to the veteran.