Cliffside Cemetery

The Township of Nipigon owns and maintains Cliffside Cemetery (Licence # 3303922). Burial plots and Columbaria are available to purchase.

For more information, please contact the clerk's office at 807-887-3135 or download the Cemetery By-law.


Cliffside Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Nipigon, ON


Staff are available to assist you through your decision-making process and answer any questions you may have. For lot and niche prices and fees, please view the Cemetery Fee Schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the contact information for the local funeral home

Elliott Funeral Home
175 Railway St, Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0

How do I purchase a plot or columbaria?

Plots or columbarias may be purchased from the Township.

Am I allowed to do repairs or alterations to a monument?

Only municipally authorized and licenced monument dealers may carry out any work in Municipality-owned cemeteries.

For more information, please view our Cemetery By-law, or contact the Clerk’s office.

May I place decorations on our columbarium or lot?

Permitted Uses

  • Flowers must be placed in front of marker only.
  • The size of the flower bed can extend to a maximum of one foot from the front border of the marker.
  • Unbreakable containers.
  • Artificial flowers will be permitted in a container.
  • Wooden crosses or memorials for up to 5 years from interment date (max size 1 meter from finished grave).

Not Permitted

  • Borders, fences, railing, wall and cut-stone copings
  • Trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Glass and ceramic items

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52 Front Street
PO Box 160
Nipigon, ON
P0T 2J0

  • Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM