Clarksburg Downtown Historic District

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Clarksburg Downtown Historic District
Harrison County Courthouse, Clarksburg, WV.jpg
Harrison County Courthouse, December 2012
Clarksburg Downtown Historic District is located in West Virginia
Clarksburg Downtown Historic District
Clarksburg Downtown Historic District is located in the US
Clarksburg Downtown Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Elk, Creek, 7th, and Main Sts., Clarksburg, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°16′47″N 80°20′22″W / 39.27972°N 80.33944°W / 39.27972; -80.33944Coordinates: 39°16′47″N 80°20′22″W / 39.27972°N 80.33944°W / 39.27972; -80.33944
Area 76 acres (31 ha)
Built 1800
Architectural style Renaissance, Italianate
NRHP reference # 82004794[1]
Added to NRHP April 12, 1982

Clarksburg Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. The district encompasses 119 contributing buildings in 16 blocks of the central business district of Clarksburg. It includes an extraordinary variety of architectural types and styles including Renaissance Revival and Italianate. Notable buildings include the Goff Building (1911), Municipal Building (1888), the Waldo Hotel (1901–1904), Robinson Grand (1912, 1940), Harrison County Courthouse (1931-1932), U.S. Post Office (1932), Masonic Temple (1911–1914), Merchant's National Bank (1894), First United Presbyterian Church (1894), and First Methodist Church (1909, 1956). Located in the district and separately listed are Waldomore and the Stealey-Goff-Vance House.[2] The Nathan Goff, Jr. House was delisted in 1994.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael J. Pauley (February 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Clarksburg Downtown Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-05.