Marion County Courthouse (West Virginia)

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Marion County Courthouse and Sheriff's House
Marion County Courthouse Fairmont.jpg
The Marion County Courthouse in 2006
Marion County Courthouse (West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Marion County Courthouse (West Virginia)
Location Fairmont, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°29′6″N 80°8′37″W / 39.48500°N 80.14361°W / 39.48500; -80.14361Coordinates: 39°29′6″N 80°8′37″W / 39.48500°N 80.14361°W / 39.48500; -80.14361
Built 1897-1900
Architect Yost & Packard
Architectural style Beaux-Arts (Courthouse); American Foursquare (Sheriff's house)
Governing body Marion County, West Virginia
NRHP Reference # 79003149[1]
Added to NRHP May 29, 1979

The Marion County Courthouse is a Beaux-Arts style building in Fairmont, West Virginia, in the United States. The courthouse was constructed from 1897 to 1900, and was designed by the architectural firm of Yost & Packard of Columbus, Ohio. Its dome is topped by a figure carrying the scales of justice.

The courthouse, located at the intersection of Adams and Jefferson Streets in downtown Fairmont, and the adjacent American Foursquare-style sheriff's residence, were jointly added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 for their architectural, artistic and governmental significance.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Historic West Virginia: The National Register of Historic Places. Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Division of Culture and History: State Historic Preservation Office. 2000.