Heathsville Historic District

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Heathsville Historic District
Heathsville Historic District - full view of courthouse.JPG
Northumberland County Courthouse, May 2010
Heathsville Historic District is located in Virginia
Heathsville Historic District
Heathsville Historic District is located in the United States
Heathsville Historic District
LocationUS 360 at jct. with VA 634 and VA 201, Heathsville, Virginia
Coordinates37°55′07″N 76°28′23″W / 37.91861°N 76.47306°W / 37.91861; -76.47306Coordinates: 37°55′07″N 76°28′23″W / 37.91861°N 76.47306°W / 37.91861; -76.47306
Area112 acres (45 ha)
Built1798 (1798)
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Federal, Italianate
NRHP reference No.92000053[1]
VLR No.066-0101
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 26, 1992
Designated VLRDecember 11, 1991[2]

Heathsville Historic District is a national historic district located at Heathsville, Northumberland County, Virginia. The district includes 81 contributing buildings, 12 contributing sites, 4 contributing structures, and 4 contributing objects in the county seat of Northumberland County. It is an assemblage of residential, commercial, and government buildings dating from the 18th through 20th centuries in a variety of popular architectural styles. The linear district is centered on the courthouse square. Notable buildings include the Northumberland Court House (1851, 1900-1901), the old county jail (1844), the former Methodist Protestant Church (c. 1855-60), Harding House, Belleville, Heathsville Masonic Lodge No. 109 (1894), Bank of Northumberland (1924), and the Heathsville United Methodist Church (1894). Located in the district and separately listed are Rice's Hotel, Oakley, St. Stephen's Church, Sunnyside, and The Academy.[3]

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


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Jeff O'Dell (December 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Heathsville Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map