Louisa County Courthouse (NRIS 90001998)

Address: Jct. of Main St. and VA 208, Louisa, Virginia. County/parish: Louisa.

4 contributing buildings. 2 contributing objects.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places December 28, 1990.

Also known as:

  • DHR file # 54-81

From Wikipedia:

Louisa County Courthouse (Virginia)
Louisa County Courthouse is a historic courthouse building located at Louisa, Louisa County, Virginia. It was designed by architect D. Wiley Anderson from Richmond and built in 1905. It is a two-story, five-bay, porticoed Classical Revival brick structure. It measures 59 feet wide and 63 feet deep and features a pedimented portico supported by four Ionic order columns. It has a modified hipped roof topped by an octagonal drum, dome and lantern. Associated with the courthouse is the contributing old jail built in 1818, and rebuilt in 1868 after a fire; the Crank Building (1830); R. Earl Ogg Memorial Building (1917); and a Civil War monument.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. (read more...)


  • Anderson, D. Wiley

Architectural styles:

  • Classical Revival

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/90001998