Irrigation and sprinkler watering only allowed on MONDAYS before 10 am and after 8pm during the approved dates per the conservation and drought regulations. Hand watering with bucket or hose is allowed any day, any time.
The San Marcos City Cemetery, founded in 1874, is located on 45 acres at 1001 Ranch Road 12 in San Marcos. The cemetery is the burial ground for many Texas pioneers and veterans of wars dating back to the War of 1812.
The San Marcos Cemetery is under the facility management of the Parks and Recreation Department. Gene Bagwell of Maintenance Management provides upkeep of the cemetery.
All items not in compliance with the cemetery regulations will be removed from the burial sites and held for one month at the cemetery maintenance shop. Prohibited items include glass containers, solar lights, spinners, swings, and wind chimes. Please view the Cemetery Rules and Regulations for more details.
Wreaths Across America
Wreaths Across America is an annual event that takes place within the City Cemetery in mid-December. Donations made will go towards a remembrance wreath that will be placed on gravesites of veterans buried in the City of San Marcos Cemetery. For more information or to donate contact Lisa Morris 512-393-8409.
- What are the cemetery hours?
- Are solar lights, spinners, swings, and/or wind chimes allowed?
- How do I find out if there are available plots for sale?
- Who do I contact to make a payment on my plot?
- Who do I contact for urgent matters, after hours (i.e. a pipe is broken, etc.)?
- Are glass vases allowed on a grave site?
- Are statues, figurines, and/or memorabilia allowed on a grave site?
- Are animal feeders or animal houses allowed?
- What are the approved materials for monuments and benches?
- When and where are the Cemetery Commission Meetings?
- When are the Cemetery Cleanups?
- Who do I contact to take a tour of the cemetery?
- What time are the cemetery gates locked?
- What are the rules of the cemetery?
- Are grave liners required?
- Can I water my plot(s)?