Montgomery County

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Montgomery County is named for Richard Montgomery, who was a United States general killed in the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  October 7, 1776

County Seat: 

Christiansburg  1777 – present

 

County Courthouse – Christiansburg 

 

Location:  55 East Main Street / Pepper Street SE

Built:  2009 – 2012

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Thompson & Litton of Radford

Contractor:  DeVere Construction of Alpena, Michigan

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a four story dark red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a projecting center section with a recessed central entrance. There are four large pillars supporting a balcony on the second story. On the second story is a large glass section with a large arched glass section rising to a peaked roof. The main building has vertical windows with concrete panels between. A wide band runs below the hipped roof. There is stone trim at the corners.

 

Old County Courthouse – Christiansburg 

 

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Location:  1 East Main Street / South Franklin Street

Built:  1974 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Scherertz-Franklin

Contractor:  Graves Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a four story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a large glass section at the central entrance. The upper stories have horizontal windows. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  A previous courthouse was constructed by James Toncray in 1856. A previous courthouse was designed by Huggins & Bates and constructed by N B Moore in 1909. These buildings have been demolished.

 

County Government Center – Christiansburg 

 

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Location:  755 Roanoke Road / Chinquapin Trail

Built:  2000 – 2002

Style:  Industrial

Architect:  Thompson & Litton of Radford

Contractor:  Swope Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick, steel and concrete former industrial building. The building is located in the center of the city and was converted into office space. The interior has an open atrium rising two stories to roof skylights.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Giles County and Craig County

E – Roanoke County

S – Floyd County

W – Pulaski County and Radford

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Old County Courthouse

 

 

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County Government Center

 

 

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Photos taken 2012