Wirt County Courthouse

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Wirt County Courthouse
Wirt County Courthouse Elizabeth West Virginia.jpg
Wirt County Courthouse is located in West Virginia
Wirt County Courthouse
Wirt County Courthouse is located in the US
Wirt County Courthouse
Location Elizabeth, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°3′48″N 81°23′40″W / 39.06333°N 81.39444°W / 39.06333; -81.39444Coordinates: 39°3′48″N 81°23′40″W / 39.06333°N 81.39444°W / 39.06333; -81.39444
Built 1911
Architect Smith Fireproof Construction
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS County Courthouses of West Virginia MPS
NRHP Reference # 04000918
Added to NRHP August 25, 2004[1]

The Wirt County Courthouse in Elizabeth, West Virginia was built to replace a courthouse that burned May 15, 1910. The new neoclassical courthouse was designed by B.F. Smith and subsequently built by his company. The courthouse is the most significant building in the small community of Elizabeth, with a population of less than 1000. The brick courthouse features a two-story columned pediment and is surmounted by a clock tower.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Alan Rowe and Erin Riebe with Barbara E. Rasmussen (June 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Wirt County Courthouse" (pdf). National Park Service.