Salt Lake City


Guide to Funeral Directors in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, founded in 1847 by Mormons, is the capital of Utah. With an estimated population of 191,000 it is home to the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

There are upwards of 10 funeral homes in Salt Lake City, six of which are less than five miles from the center of the city. The good distribution of funeral homes in Salt Lake City provides residents with a broad choice.

There is one main cemetery in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City Cemetery is situated in the Avenues neighborhood. This is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. It contains 130,000 plots, of which there are around 6,000 left. There are also approximately five crematoriums in Salt Lake City spread out across the city.

Notable places of worship include Salt Lake Temple, which is the centerpiece of Temple Square, Holy Trinity Cathedral Greek Orthodox Church, Calvary Baptist Church on South State Street, Congregation Kol Ami Synagogue, and Masjid Al Noor Mosque.

Utah law stipulates a death certificate must be filed within five days of death and that embalming must take place within 24 hours. There are no specific laws restricting the scattering of ashes.

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