Washington County is named for George Washington, who was the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797.
Created: April 14, 1741
Lees Mill ( Roper ) 1801 – 1823
Plymouth 1823 – present
County Courthouse – Plymouth
Location: 120 Adams Street / West Mail Street
Built: 1818 – 1819
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Charles C Benton & Frank W Benton
Contractor: Blalock Brothers
Description: The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a large portico with four high white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The recessed entrance is trimmed with a small pediment above. The roof line is flat.
E – Tyrrell County
Photos taken 2012