In 2010, The Huntington Rural Cemetery cleared and opened a new
section for grave sites. The new area, Section 9, is located on the south
side of the cemetery on top of the hill between Oakwood Road and New
With the addition of Section 9, Huntington Rural Cemetery has over 2500
grave sites from which families can choose for their loved ones.
In 2011, The Huntington Rural Cemetery Board of Trustees agreed to
add its first columbarium which will provide an above ground option
for cremains. The columbarium will have 72 niches and will be located
near the highest point in the cemetery. Single and double niches will be
available. Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2011.