Warren County

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Warren County is named for Joseph Warren, who was a general during the American Revolutionary War.


Created:  March 9, 1836

County Seat: 

Front Royal   1836 – present


County Courthouse – Front Royal  


Location:  1 East Main Street / Royal Avenue

Built:  1935 – 1936

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  Alan J Saville

Contractor:  Peters Construction Company


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story field stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front has a two story center section with three arches on the first story and gabled roof. On east and west sides are lower two story wings. On the center of the roof is a square white cupola with open top section. The building is a Public Works Administration project.


Note:  The original courthouse constructed in 1836, was torn down to make way for the present courthouse.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Warren County Courthouse



N – Frederick County and Clarke County

E – Fauquier County and Rappahannock County

S – Page County

W – Shenandoah County





County Courthouse



















Photos taken 2012