Number of cemeteries

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How many cemeteries are there?

139 National Cemeteries in the US

Everyone knows that a cemetery is a spatially defined area where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred.  It is widely known that United States National Cemeteries are cemeteries maintained by the United States government.  It is extremely important to know that 139 cemeteries in the United States are recognized as National Cemeteries.  Needless to say, there are also a number of State Cemeteries which are handled by various states.  Moreover, some of these cemeteries are designated for use by veterans of the armed forces.


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