Warren County

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Warren County is named for Joseph Warren, who was a patriot and a volunteer private who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775.


Created:  April 14, 1741

County Seat: 

Warrenton  1741 – present


County Courthouse – Warrenton 


Location:  109 South Main Street / Macon Street

Built:  1906 – 1907

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC

Contractor:  Phipps & Cooper of Newport News, Virginia


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a projecting center section with a central entrance with arched window on the second story. At the roof line is a pediment. On the roof is a large low square white colored cupola with windows. The roof line is flat except where it rises to the cupola. An addition has been added on the north side. The building was renovated in 1991 and 1992. The architect was Gantt Huberman Architects of Charlotte.


Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed by Jacob Holt, Edward Rice and Francis Wooson in 1850.


See:  The architect Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC.



N – Mecklenburg County, Virginia and Brunswick County, Virginia

E – Northampton County and Halifax County 

S – Nash County and Franklin County

W – Vance County




















Photos taken 2012