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PITKIN COUNTY

CEMETERIES 

 

Excerpted from Colorado Cemetery Guide, edited by Kay R. Merrill and published by the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies. If you are aware of other cemeteries in Pitkin County please let me know!
 

Cemetery Location History/Status
Ashcroft Cemetery #1 2 mi north of Ashcroft Public - in use 1879-1890
Abandoned - no records available
Ashcroft Cemetery #2 1.25 mi north of Ashcroft at Elk Mtn Ranch Private - abt 10 graves
Abandoned - no records available
Aspen Grove Cemetery on eastern edge of town of Aspen Public - 1st marked burial 1879
Still in use - contact Aspen Town Clerk or Ramona Markalunas -- 970-928-7071
Tombstone pictures online.

 

Basalt Cemetery, aka Fairview Cem 1/4 mile east of Town of Basalt Public - known burial 1888
Still in use
Collins Cemetery 2 miles southeast of Woody Creek Private - Family, 1st known burial 1879, last known burial 1889
for info contact George Stranahan 
Evergreen Cemetery, aka Ute Cemetery 

 

. See Ute Cemetery
Fairview Cemetery, aka Basalt Cemetery 

 

. See Basalt Cemetery
Hillside Cemetery, aka Redstone Cemetery 

 

. See Redstone Cemetery
Osgood, JC ashes scattered in Crystal River Valley near Redstone 

 

 
Red Butte Cemetery On Cemetery Lane, 1/2 mile west of Aspen Oldest marked burial 1874, still in use
Mailing address is PO Box 13, Aspen CO 81611
for info contact Jane Stapleton -- 970-923-6313.
tombstone photos online.

 

Redstone Cemetery 1/4 mile west of Redstone Public - 1st marked burial 1901, last 1909
10-15 unmarked graves
Abandoned
Reynolds, Dick grave in Conundrum Gulch southwest of Aspen 

 

single grave
Abandoned
Rural Cemetery #1 SW of Aspen, 2 mi west of Colo 125, on west side of Sievers Mountain near Willow Creek ( SW 30-T10S-R85W) 

 

 
Snowmass Village Cemetery on Highline Road in Snowmass Village 

 

Barbara Lucks, Sexton -- 970-923-5021 
Thomasville Cemetery SW of Thomasville Public - abt 30 graves
no markers remain, used ca 1890-1918 

 

Tourtelotte Cemetery South of Aspen on Aspen Mtn Public - Town settled ca 1880
Abandoned - now under ski run
Unknown Grave #1 6 miles SW of Basalt single grave 

 

Unknown Grave #2 abt 2 miles SW of Thomasville single grave - died abt 1978
Abandoned
Unknown Grave #3 On South Cunningham Creek (Sec 33-T8S,R82W) 

 

single grave
Ute Cemetery, aka Evergreen Cemetery SE edge of Aspen on Ute Avenue Public - established 1879, 1st marked burial 1882
Still in use - contact Aspen Town Clerk, PO Box 356, Aspen CO 81611 
or Aspen Parks Dept. 970-925-3399 
transcription online.

 

Wheatley Cemetery At Snowmass on Lower River Road Private - 1st marked burial 1885, last 1967
Occasional use, contact Fierman Arbaney