Calverton National Cemetery
Veterans cemetery in Suffolk County, New York / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Calverton National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the Town of Riverhead in Suffolk County on eastern Long Island in New York. The cemetery's street address is in Calverton but the property is in the adjacent hamlet of Wading River. It encompasses 1,045 acres (423 ha) and as of the end of 2008 had 212,000 interments.
Veterans cemetery in Suffolk County, New York
|Calverton National Cemetery|
|Owned by||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Size||1,045 acres (423 ha)|
|No. of graves||275,000|
|Website||VA Official Site|
|Find a Grave||Calverton National Cemetery|
|The Political Graveyard||Calverton National Cemetery|
It has the largest area of any national cemetery in the United States, and the busiest (in terms of daily burials) conducting more than 7,000 burials each year as of 2011.