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Bluff City Cemetery
Overview
Contact
Bluff City Cemetery
945 Bluff City Blvd.
Elgin, IL  60120

Ph: (847) 931-6135
Fx: (847) 931-6642

Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Other times available by appointment
Owned and operated by the City of Elgin, Bluff City Cemetery is a nonsectarian cemetery that has provided the final resting place for area residents since 1889. Bluff City Cemetery’s 108-acres of well maintained grounds, bordering fen and butterfly garden provide a beautiful and peaceful setting for visitors to remember loved ones.

Download a map of Bluff City Cemetery.

Cemetery Hours
April 1 – October 31 (seven days a week), 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
November 1 – March 31 (seven days a week), 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Burial Services
Bluff City Cemetery
Bluff City Cemetery offers a wide variety of burial options including:
  • Single, companion, and family plots
  • Mausoleum are allowed to be constructed with purchased space
  • Ground inurnment of cremains
  • Above ground space for placing cremains in the Bluff City Cemetery Columbarium

Services can be scheduled seven days a week and staff can assist families in obtaining veterans markers.

Genealogy Services
Staff is available during normal business hours to look up specific burial locations for the purpose of gravesite visitation. Genealogy requests will be handled on a first come, first serve basis, as time permits. Ideally, requests should be made in writing or phoned in to the office.

Cemetery Guidelines
The operation of Bluff City Cemetery is governed by Section 2.24 of Elgin City Code. A copy of the Cemetery’s General Rules and Guidelines can be downloaded here.