Mt. Olivet Cemetery is located at 257 South Rodeo Road in Buena Vista. It is a town-owned cemetery. Please call or come by Town Hall if you have questions about burials.
Each burial site measures 5’ x 10’ and can be used for one casket and up to eight cremains. The cost to purchase a site is $750 for a Chaffee County resident and $2,500 for a non-resident.
- Burial Application (PDF) - due at least 72 hours prior to an interment
- Memorial Only Application (PDF)
- Request to Install Headstone / Permanent Grave Decoration (PDF)
- Site Purchase Application (PDF)
- Site Transfer Application (PDF)
Historical information regarding interments in the cemetery:
Burial List (searchable) - Excel spreadsheet file with site owners and those interred listed. Sites highlighted in Yellow are Available for purchase.
Cemetery Map (PDF) - Includes only the ’New Part’ of the cemetery where sites are available for purchase.
Overall Cemetery Map (PDF) - Includes both the ’Old Part’ (the northern end) and ’New Part’ of the cemetery.
USGenWeb Archives - Includes names of individuals buried in Mt. Olivet whose interment location is unknown.
The Town of Buena Vista is not the legal custodian of death certificates. For vital statistics information contact:
Salida City Clerk
448 East 1st Street
Salida, CO 81201
You may also contact the State of Colorado at: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records Section
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530
Phone: (303) 692-2200
Email Vital Records
State of Colorado Vital Statistics