Cifax Rural Historic District

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Cifax Rural Historic District
The Cedars barn.jpg
Barn at The Cedars, just east of the central intersection
Cifax Rural Historic District is located in Virginia
Cifax Rural Historic District
Cifax Rural Historic District is located in the US
Cifax Rural Historic District
Location Jct. of VA 644 and VA 643 and surrounding valley area, Cifax, Virginia
Coordinates 37°25′02″N 79°24′32″W / 37.41722°N 79.40889°W / 37.41722; -79.40889Coordinates: 37°25′02″N 79°24′32″W / 37.41722°N 79.40889°W / 37.41722; -79.40889
Area 1,800 acres (730 ha)
Architect Pendleton S. Clark, Charles F. Gillette
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Greek Revival
NRHP reference # 92000052[1]
VLR # 009-0254
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 20, 1992
Designated VLR August 21, 1991[2]

Cifax Rural Historic District is a national historic district located near Cifax, Bedford County, Virginia. It encompasses 51 contributing buildings, 7 contributing sites, and 2 contributing structures. The district includes the dwellings and outbuildings of prominent families, the houses of the poor and middling farmers and the laborers who in part depended on them for employment, and the stores, schools, and churches that served them. Notable buildings include the Dillard-Coffey House, Logwood-Williams House, Old Nazareth Methodist Episcopal Church, Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Cifax School, The Cedars, Noell-Lankford House, Poindexter-Ellett-Higginbotham Farm, and Glen Alpine designed by architect Pendleton S. Clark with landscaping by Charles F. Gillette.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Gibson Worsham and Morgan Kennedy (March 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Cifax Rural Historic District" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map