Old Courthouse (Buena Vista, Virginia)

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Old Courthouse
Buena Vista Old Courthouse.jpg
Old Courthouse, Buena Vista VA, 18 May 2015
Old Courthouse (Buena Vista, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Old Courthouse (Buena Vista, Virginia)
Old Courthouse (Buena Vista, Virginia) is located in the United States
Old Courthouse (Buena Vista, Virginia)
Location2110 Magnolia Ave., Buena Vista, Virginia
Coordinates37°44′4″N 79°21′15″W / 37.73444°N 79.35417°W / 37.73444; -79.35417Coordinates: 37°44′4″N 79°21′15″W / 37.73444°N 79.35417°W / 37.73444; -79.35417
Arealess than one acre
Built1890 (1890)
Architectural styleSecond Empire
NRHP reference #79003297[1]
VLR #103-0003
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 25, 1979
Designated VLRMay 16, 1978[2]

The Old Courthouse, also known as the Buena Vista Land Company building, is a historic courthouse building located at Buena Vista, Virginia. It was built in 1890, and is a 2 1/2-story, brick building with a mansard roof in the Second Empire style. It originally housed the Treasurer's Office, Mayor's Office, Office of the Clerk of Court, the courtroom Attorney's offices, the telephone exchange, and the local Odd Fellow's Lodge. The local public library has occupied the building since 1971, after a new municipal building was constructed.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] It is located in the Buena Vista Downtown Historic District.



  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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (April 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Courthouse" (PDF). and Accompanying photo