Ashe County Courthouse

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Ashe County Courthouse
1904 Ashe County Courthouse.jpg
Ashe County Courthouse is located in North Carolina
Ashe County Courthouse
Location Main St., Jefferson, North Carolina
Coordinates 36°25′15″N 81°28′13″W / 36.42083°N 81.47028°W / 36.42083; -81.47028Coordinates: 36°25′15″N 81°28′13″W / 36.42083°N 81.47028°W / 36.42083; -81.47028
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1904
Architect Wheeler & Runge; Cooper,L.W.
Architectural style Beaux Arts
Governing body Local
MPS North Carolina County Courthouses TR
NRHP Reference # 79001658[1]
Added to NRHP May 10, 1979

The Ashe County Courthouse in Jefferson, North Carolina is a Beaux Arts style building built in 1904. It was designed by architects Wheeler & Runge.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1][2]

Museum of Ashe County History[edit]

The Museum of Ashe County History has restored and is located in the historic Ashe County Courthouse.[3] Exhibits include photos, artifacts from area industries, a railroad room with a model train layout and railroad artifacts, a room honoring Ashe County veterans, and the Ashe County Sports Hall of Fame.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Mary Ann Lee and Joe Mobley (1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Courthouses in North Carolina (a thematic nomination)" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Official site". Museum of Ashe County History. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 

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