Nicholas County Courthouse

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Nicholas County Courthouse
Nicholas County Courthouse Summersville.jpg
Nicholas County Courthouse, July 2007
Nicholas County Courthouse is located in West Virginia
Nicholas County Courthouse
Location 700 Main St., Summersville, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°15′45″N 80°51′5″W / 38.26250°N 80.85139°W / 38.26250; -80.85139Coordinates: 38°15′45″N 80°51′5″W / 38.26250°N 80.85139°W / 38.26250; -80.85139
Built 1898
Architect Davis, Frank E. and Henry R., Dean, Levi J.
Architectural style Classical Revival, Art Deco
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 91001014
Added to NRHP August 16, 1991[1]

The Nicholas County Courthouse in Summersville, West Virginia is a Neoclassical Revival building, designed in 1895 and not completed until 1898. The primary building material was locally-quarried Lower Gilbert Sandstone. A jail was added in 1910. A further addition was designed by Levi J. Dean in 1940 and executed by the Works Progress Administration. The addition reflects Art Deco influences.[2]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ Wilma Richardson (April 5, 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Nicholas County Courthouse" (pdf). National Park Service.