Avery County Jail

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Avery County Jail
Avery County Historical Museum.JPG
Avery County Jail is located in North Carolina
Avery County Jail
Location 1829 Schultz Cir., Newland, North Carolina
Coordinates 36°5′13″N 81°55′36″W / 36.08694°N 81.92667°W / 36.08694; -81.92667Coordinates: 36°5′13″N 81°55′36″W / 36.08694°N 81.92667°W / 36.08694; -81.92667
Area less than one acre
Built 1913
Architect Wheeler & Runge; Campbell, R.C.
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 99001494[1]
Added to NRHP December 9, 1999

The Avery County Jail, also known as Avery County Historical Museum, is a historic jail located at Newland, Avery County, North Carolina. It was built in 1913. It was designed by architects Wheeler & Runge in Italianate style. It is a is a two-story, stuccoed brick building with small one-story wings and a cross-hipped roof. A one-story wing was added in the 1960s.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Helen Quillin Cain (March 1999). "Avery County Jail" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 

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