Caldwell County Courthouse - Lenoir, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1
N 35° 54.942 W 081° 32.415
17S E 451256 N 3974733
Quick Description: This courthouse is both the location for the original courthouse and the new courthouse. Both have been joined to have the appearance of one building. These buildings are located off N. main and Ashe Sts. in downtown Lenoir, NC.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/3/2008 8:41:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM43TM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 91

Long Description:
Lenoir was formed in 1791 from Dobbs County. It was named in honor of William Lenoir, one of the heroes of Kings Mountain. The present land area is 399.85 square miles and the 2000 population was 59,636. When Kinston was established in 1762 it was in Dobbs County. It was made the county seat of Dobbs in 1764, and when Dobbs was established in 1791, Kinston became the county seat of Lenoir. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1878 & 1880 by fire.
Current Use of Building: Government Use

Level of Courts: County

Physical Address:
216 Main St NW Lenoir, NC 28645


Hours:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.


Related Website: [Web Link]

Year Built: Not listed

Architect: Not listed

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: Not listed

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