Powhatan County

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Powhatan is named for the Powhatan Native American tribe.

 

Created:  May 5, 1777

County Seat: 

Powhatan  1777 – present

 

County Courthouse – Powhatan  

 

Location:  3880 Old Buckingham Road / Scottsville Road

Built:  1848 – 1849

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Alexander Jackson Davis

Contractor:  K Lewis Johnson

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story cream colored stucco structure. The original building is rectangular with the west front having a recessed porch with two columns and pediment at the roof line. On the east side is the new one story addition. With large glass windows. The building was remodeled in 1992. The architect was Browne, Eickman, Dalgleish, Gilpin & Paxton

 

Courthouses: 

N – Goochland County

E – Chesterfield County

S – Amelia County

W – Cumberland County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013