Fayette County Courthouse (West Virginia)

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Fayette County Courthouse
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Fayette County Courthouse (West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Fayette County Courthouse (West Virginia)
Location Court St. between Wiseman and Maple Aves., Fayetteville, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°3′13″N 81°6′13″W / 38.05361°N 81.10361°W / 38.05361; -81.10361Coordinates: 38°3′13″N 81°6′13″W / 38.05361°N 81.10361°W / 38.05361; -81.10361
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1894
Architect Franzheim, Edward Bates; Giesey, Millard F.
Architectural style Romanesque
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78002793[1]
Added to NRHP September 6, 1978

Fayette County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located at Fayetteville, Fayette County, West Virginia. It was built in 1894-1895, and is a 2 1/2 story, five bay wide, rectangular building with projecting wings. The basement level is built of sandstone and faced in ashlar. Above that, the walls are of brick. It features a square tower with pyramidal roof.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ James E. Harding (November 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fayette County Courthouse". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-27.