Visit Accomack County and the Accomack County Courthouse

February 25, 2022

Location: 23316 Courthouse Avenue / Front Street

Built: 1899 – 1901

Style: Romanesque Revival and Victorian

Architect: B F Smith Fireproof Construction Company

Contractor: B F Smith Fireproof Construction Company

Description: The building faces south and is a two-story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Accomac. The south front has a projecting brick porch on the first story with recessed entrance and balcony on the second story. The second story has five long arched windows and above is parapet with two small arched windows. On the center of the roof is a large square bell tower with an open section at the top and a steep green colored roof. There is a cross gable in the center and the roof is hipped. The building houses the County Circuit Court and County Juvenile Court of the 2A Judicial Circuit. During construction, George R. Nock was the supervisor. On the west side of the courthouse is the old Clerk’s Office constructed of red colored brick in 1887. The building was reconstructed in 1968. The architect was J. Linwood Walker and the contractor was Joseph S. Floyd Corporation.

SOURCE: American Courthouses | Courthouses.co

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