The Round Rock Cemetery established in the early 1850s, in what is now known as Old Round Rock, and has contributed much to the history of the community as well as Williamson County and the State of Texas as a whole. Settlers, who moved in while Texas was still a Republic, helped develop this county.
On the roster of those buried here are the names of men and women who have made a lasting contribution to the history of this area. There are over 1,400 burials in the cemetery, with many these unmarked or unknown. Some of the graves are distinguised by persons as far back as 1771. Many of the headstones are in need of repair and plans are underway to begin the repair work late in 2023 or early 2024. The Cemetery Association is a member of the Central Texas Community Foundation and this is as an oportunity for individuals, corporations, other groups, etc. to make a donation to our the cemetery's "Repair and Restoring Fund to help restore and repair the headstones of those in this beautiful cemetery. The Association has limited funds and the only source of revenue is the sale of unsold plots in the cemetery. The cemetery's Board of Directors also has a committee that is developing a plan to address the need to restore the slave section of the cemetery.
The cemetery has over 1,000 plots available for burials. These plots are priced at $1,100 per plot and are available to anyone desiring to have the cemetery as their final resting place. Inquiries for more information can be made to the following email address - firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cemetery is a 501-c-3 organization is recognition of its historical status. It is governed by an elected board of 12 volunteer directors who serve a 3 year staggered term as a director.
The Annual Meeting of the Round Rock Cemetery Association is held at the cemetery at 9 a.m. on the 3rd Saturday in September.