Nebraska Statewide Cemetery Registry

Help us document Nebraska’s cemeteries!

Nebraska Revised Statute 12-1401 requires the Nebraska State Historical Society to maintain a statewide cemetery registry. This statute asks persons or entities that own or maintain cemeteries to

  • report the site to the state registry
  • update the report every ten years

The law asks for information for any cemetery, Native American burial ground, mausoleum, or columbarium.

To register a site in the Nebraska Statewide Cemetery Registry,


Questions? Email, call or write:

History Nebraska
Cemetery Registry
1500 "R" Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-1651
Phone: 402-471-4786
FAX: 402-471-8922

OR visit our Reference Room, History Nebraska Headquarters, 1500 R Street, Lincoln for onsite help.

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