Nottoway County

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Nottoway County is named for the Nottawa Native American tribe.

 

Created:  December 22, 1788

County Seat: 

Nottaway  1788 – present

 

County Courthouse – Nottaway  

 

Location:  328 West Courthouse Road / Old Nottoway Road

Built:  1843 – 1844

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Branch H Elllington

Contractor:  Branch H Elllington

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story red colored brick structure. The building is located on spacious grounds. The east front has a large portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The roof is hipped. The clerk’s office is a separate building to the side. General District court is attached to the rear of clerk’s office. On the north side of the courthouse is the long Administration Building with porch along the east front.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Amelia County

E – Dinwiddie County

S – Brunswick County and Lunenburg County

W – Prince Edward County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013