Harrisonburg

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Harrisonburg is named for Thomas Harrison, a son of English settlers who settled in the Shenandoah Valley in 1737 and Harrisonburg was previously known as “Rocktown”.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Rockingham County

E – Rockingham County

S – Rockingham County

W – Rockingham County

Independent City                                   State map highlighting Harrisonburg

Created:  1916

 

County Courthouse – Harrisonburg 

 

Location:  80 Courthouse Square / Market Street

Built:  1896 – 1897

Style:  Romanesque

Architect:  T J Collins & Son

Contractor:  W E Spiers

 

Description:  See Rockingham County The building houses the City Circuit Court of the 26th Judicial District.

 

County Judicial Center – Harrisonburg 

 

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Location:  53 Courthouse Square / West Market Street

Built:  1991 – 1993

Style:  Modern

Architect:  McClintock & Associates of Harrisburg and I V Harris & Associates, Inc. of Virginia Beach

Contractor:  Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. of Winchester

 

Description:  See Rockingham County The building houses the City General District Court and City Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court of the 26th Judicial District.

 

See:  The 26th Judicial Circuit includes Clarke CountyFrederick County, Page County, Rockingham CountyShenandoah County and Winchester.

 

History:  The independent city was created in 1916. See Rockingham County

 

 

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City Hall – Harrisonburg

 

 

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Photos taken 2013