New Kent County is named for Kent County in England, United Kingdom.
Created: November 20, 1654
New Kent 1654 – present
County Courthouse – New Kent
Location: 12001 Courthouse Circle / New Kent Highway
Built: 1990 – 1992
Style: Modern Greek Revival
Architect: MMM Design Group
Contractor: Henderson, Inc.
Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has a wide porch with four white colored columns rising to the extended roof. The central entrance is trimmed with white colored wood. The rectangular building has one story east and west wings. The roof is hipped.
Old County Courthouse – New Kent
Location: 12007 Courthouse Circle / New Kent Highway
Built: 1909 – 1910
Style: Greek Revival
Architect: B F Smith Fireproof Construction Company
Contractor: B F Smith Fireproof Construction Company
Description: The building faces north and is a one story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds on the north side of the new courthouse. The north front has a one story porch with four white colored columns. Behind the porch is a two story square brick tower with steep roof. The building extends east and has a hipped roof. Next to the building is the old red colored brick jail built in 1910.
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Photos taken 2013