Hampshire County is named for the County of Hampshire in England, United Kingdom.
Created: December 13, 1753
Romney 1755 – present
County Courthouse – Romney
Location: 66 North High Street / East Main Street
Built: 1921 – 1922
Style: Neo-Classical Revival
Architect: Holmboe and Pogue
Contractor: John Vandgrift
Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is rectangular. The south front has a large portico with four large columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The first story entrance is recessed with a small balcony above on the second story. On the center of the roof is large octagonal cupola with gold dome at the top.
Note: The courthouse built in 1833 was destroyed by fire in 1921 and was replaced in 1922 by the present courthouse.
County Judicial Center – Romney
Location: 50 South High Street / Gravel Lane
Built: 2005 – 2007
Architect: Silling Associates Inc
Contractor: Shelley Metz Bauman Hawk Inc
Description: The building faces west and is a buff colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a small portico at the central entrance. The roof line is flat.
E – Frederick County, Virginia
S – Hardy County
W – Mineral County
Photos taken 2012