Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central is located on 98 acres on Highway 31W south of Bullion Gate at Fort Knox. It opened on June 1, 2007. As of May 30, 2013, It has interred a total of 2,818, including 2,342 veterans, 472 dependents and four service members killed in action.

Memorial Day 2013

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff held its Memorial Day ceremony at 8:30 a.m. EDT on  Monday, May 27. The guest speaker was State Representative Tim Moore. Wreaths were be placed by the U.S. Air National Guard. The 201st Brigade Support Battalion performed the rifle salute. Casey Williams sang the National Anthem and the North Hardin High School Junior ROTC presented and retired the colors.

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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


Burial in a state veteran's cemetery is based on military service. The eligibility criteria is the same criteria for burial in VA national cemeteries.


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 all casketed burials 

These are provided at no cost to the veteran.