Cemetery Management

Public Works Department operates and maintains the Town's two cemeteries, Old Carrboro Cemetery and Westwood Cemetery. Cemetery operations include plot sales, monument and plot staking, and landscaping and grounds maintenance. 

There are currently no plots available for purchase in Old Carrboro Cemetery.

Cemeteries are open to the public throughout the year from sunrise until sunset.

Westwood Cemetery Master Plan

On September 19, 2023, Carrboro Town Council approved the Westwood Cemetery Master Plan prepared by Carter van Dyke Associates (CVDA). The Master Plan for the 8.73-acre existing cemetery includes the following improvements: Westwood Master Plan (Approved 09-19-2023) Landscape

  • Expanded areas for burial plots
  • Diversified interment options    
  • New loop road access to improve traffic safety
  • Asphalt and mulch walking paths
  • A rain garden to limit erosion
  • Reflection area with seating, flags, and memorial wall
  • New fence that will encompass the cemetery 
  • Tree plantings, 
  • Undeveloped greenspace

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Cemetery Plots

  • $750.00/Plot for Resident or Property Owner
  • $1,500 .00/Plot for Non-resident

Monument/Marker Staking

  • $15.00

Plot Staking

  • $25.00

Carrboro Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (PDF)

Payments for a plots, markings, and stakings are accepted only at Town Hall, 301 W Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510.


For more information, including plot availability, contact Public Works Department at 919-918-7425.