Reedville Historic District

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Reedville Historic District
House in the Reedville Historic District, March 1971
Reedville Historic District is located in Virginia
Reedville Historic District
Reedville Historic District is located in the United States
Reedville Historic District
LocationVA 644 at VA 722, Reedville, Virginia
Coordinates37°50′31″N 76°16′37″W / 37.84194°N 76.27694°W / 37.84194; -76.27694Coordinates: 37°50′31″N 76°16′37″W / 37.84194°N 76.27694°W / 37.84194; -76.27694
Area49 acres (20 ha)
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne
NRHP reference No.84003556[1]
VLR No.066-0083
Significant dates
Added to NRHPAugust 16, 1984
Designated VLRJune 19, 1984[2]

Reedville Historic District is a national historic district located at Reedville, Northumberland County, Virginia. The district includes 64 contributing buildings in the village of Reedville. It is an assemblage of primarily residential buildings dating to the late-19th and early-20th century during the village's predominance in the menhaden fishing industry. Notable buildings include the Reedville Masonic Hall, Bethany Methodist Church (1899), five modified Queen Anne style houses known as "Millionaires Row," Reedville Market (the former Blundon and Hinton Department Store), Reed and Rice Store (1913), and the former People's Bank of Reedville (1910).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (May 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Reedville Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map