Nicholas County Courthouse - Summersville, WV
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N 38° 16.843 W 080° 51.075
17S E 513009 N 4236972
Quick Description: The Nicholas County Courthouse, located on Main Street (State Route 41) in the center of Summersville, West Virginia, houses both the county government offices and magistrate & circuit courts.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2009 4:46:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM65Q9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
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Long Description:
The Nicholas County Courthouse in Summersville, West Virginia is a Neoclassical Revival building, designed in 1895 but not completed until 1898. The primary building material was locally-quarried Lower Gilbert Sandstone. A jail was added in 1910. A further addition was designed by Levi J. Dean in 1940 and built by the Works Progress Administration. The addition reflects Art Deco influences.

The courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
Year Built: 1898

Current Use of Building: Magistrate & Circuit Courts and County Government Offices.

Level of Courts: County

Architect: F.E. & H.R. Davis (1898) and Levi J. Dean (1940 addition).

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1898 - present

Physical Address:
700 Main Street
Summersville, WV 26651-1444


Hours:
Monday thru Friday - 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Saturday & Sunday - Closed


Related Website: [Web Link]

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