The Draper City Cemetery is located at 12441 South 900 East, bordered on the east by Fort Street in the heart of Draper. The cemetery was established around 1850, originally on the "Sand Hill" in Draper. Due to weather, animal or other concerns, the remains were moved in 1870 to the present location.
Scheduling a Burial
If you already own a burial plot in the Draper Cemetery and need to schedule a burial, please contact Draper City at (801) 576-6506 or email the City Recorder, who manages burials.
Unfortunately there are no burial plots available for purchase in the Draper Cemetery. Draper City is willing to re-purchase unused burial plots from individuals who do not plan to use their plot. Draper City will then sell these plots to people who are on the waiting list. If you are interested in getting on the waiting list, contact (801) 576-6506.
This map helps locate plots in the cemetery. It also available at the cemetery building.
The Draper City Code on the Cemetery can be found in Chapter 14.
Cemetery Grounds Maintenance
For any questions or requests relating to the cemetery grounds maintenance, contact the Parks Department at (801) 576-6571 or email Cemetery Grounds Maintenance.
The earliest burial date recorded at the cemetery dates back to November 21, 1870, but there are headstones with earlier dates than that. The cemetery was started by Mormon pioneers who settled in Draper City. The first settlers in Draper are buried in this cemetery: Ebenezer Brown, Phoebe Brown and William Draper.
Cemetery Rules and Regulations
The Draper City Cemetery Rules and Regulations can be found in Title 7, Chapter 14 of the Draper City Code.
|Opening & Closing Standard Size Grave (Weekdays)||$475|
|Opening & Closing Standard Size Grave (Weekends & Holidays)||$675|
|Opening & Closing of Less Than Standard Size Grave||$300|
|Opening & Closing of Cremation Grave||$200|
|Marking the location of the head stone||$ 25|
|Disinterment of grave (includes opening & closing of grave)||$475|
|Issuance of Right of Burial or Interment certificate||$ 25|
|Sale of Right to Burial||$500|