US States / V-Z / Virginia / Waynesboro

Waynesboro is named for Anthony Wayne, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War, and who lived from 1745 to 1796.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Augusta County

E – Augusta County and Albemarle County

S – Augusta County

W – Augusta County

Independent City                                   State map highlighting Waynesboro

Created:  1948


Courthouse – Waynesboro


Location:  250 South Wayne Avenue / 11th Street

Built:  1958 – 1960

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces west and is a three story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Waynesboro. The main entrance is located at the north end of the west front and has four vertical concrete pillars rising to a pediment. The north and south ends of the building project slightly. The roof line is flat. The courtroom is located at the north end of the main floor. The building houses the Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court of the 25th Judicial Circuit. The building is named as the Thomas L Gorsuch Municipal Building. The building was remodeled in 1981. The architect was Craig & Daughtry and the contractor was J S Mathews, Inc.


See:  The 25th Judicial Circuit includes Alleghany County, Augusta County, Bath CountyBotetourt CountyBuena Vista, Clifton Forge, Covington, Craig County, Highland County, Lexington, Rockbridge County and Staunton.


History:  The Independent City was created in 1948. Since 1960 the courts have been housed in the Municipal Building constructed in 1958 to 1960.




Courthouse – Waynesboro













City Hall – Waynesboro







Photos taken 2013