Cemeteries Maintained by the City

The City of Madison owns and maintains two cemeteries:

  • Madison Memory Gardens (formerly known as Royal Cemetery), which is located on Hughes Road just north of City Hall
  • Madison Cemetery, which is located on Mill Road, just west of City Hall

Burial Lots

Burial lots are purchased through the City Clerk-Treasurer Department. To locate a cemetery lot or to have a headstone placed on a lot you will need to call Public Works at (256) 772-0000.


  • Lots are available in Madison Memory Gardens only. They are $1,500 per space
  • Opening and closing graves - fees are collected by the Funeral Home
  • Location/Inspection fee - $100 paid to City Clerk-Treasurer Department at time of burial arrangements


  • There are guidelines that govern the number of spaces that may be purchased
  • 24-hour notice is required to complete the opening of a grave site.

For additional information, please contact the City Clerk-Treasurer Department at (256) 772-5610 or email.