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Visit Culpeper County and the Culpeper County Historic Courthouse

Location: 135 West Cameron Street / West Street
Built: 1872 – 1873
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Samuel Proctor
Contractor: Samuel Proctor

Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The rectangular shaped building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Culpeper. The south front has steps rising to a second story portico supported by four white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. Behind the pediment is a high square brick clock tower with octagonal cupola and steep green colored roof at the top. The second story windows are arched. On the north side is a modern rectangular three story red brick structure constructed in 1973 to 1974 which houses the courts. The roof line is flat. The building houses the County Circuit Court, County General District Court and County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court of the 16th Judicial District. The main entrance is on West Cameron Street. The County Sheriff’s Office is housed in an old red colored brick building on the east side.

SOURCE: American Courthouses |

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