US States / V-Z / Virginia / Martinsville

Martinsville is named for Joseph Martin, who was a pioneer and who settled in the area in 1778.


Independent City Created:  February 25, 1942


Courthouse – Martinsville


Location:  55 West Church Street / Moss Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  J Coates Carter

Contractor:  Stanley W Bowles, Corporation


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The entrance is located on the west side of the north front with a large white colored concrete section extending above the roof line. The window sections are vertical and a wide concrete band runs along the flat roof line. The building is named as the Municipal Building and houses the Circuit Court and General District Court. 


Note:  The old  Henry County courthouse is located in the city.



N – Henry County

E – Henry County

S – Henry County

W – Henry County














Photos taken 2013