Washington County Jail (Fayetteville, Arkansas)

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Washington County Jail
Washington County Jail.jpg
Washington County Jail, 2011
Washington County Jail (Fayetteville, Arkansas) is located in Arkansas
Washington County Jail (Fayetteville, Arkansas)
Location College Avenue and County Avenue, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Coordinates 36°3′42″N 94°9′27″W / 36.06167°N 94.15750°W / 36.06167; -94.15750Coordinates: 36°3′42″N 94°9′27″W / 36.06167°N 94.15750°W / 36.06167; -94.15750
Area less than one acre
Built 1896
Architect W. B. Reese
Architectural style Richardsonian Romanesque, Romanesque,
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78000638[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1978

The Washington County Jail is a building in Fayetteville, Arkansas built in 1896. This building was the fourth to serve as county jail, and was in use until 1973, making it the longest tenured in county history.[2]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Brief History of County Buildings". Washington County, Arkansas. Retrieved 2011-08-16.