The Fort Huachuca Post Cemetery can be found in the city of Sierra Vista, AZ which is part of the beautiful Cochise County. Currently the cemetery is the final resting place of over 4000 of our nations fallen soldiers and their dependents. The Army post, Fort Huachuca, which now oversees the cemetery was originally established in 1877 as Camp Huachuca and was named after the Huachuca Mountains. The camp was later renamed Fort Huachuca in 1882. The 7.3 acre Army post cemetery is fully open to the public and allows for future interments to eligible individuals. The cemetery averages about 5 interments per year.