Hardy County

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Hardy County is named for Samuel Hardy, who was a member of the Continental Congress.


Created:  October 17, 1785

County Seat: 

Moorefield  1786 – present


County Courthouse – Moorefield 


Location:  204 Washington Street / North Elm Street

Built:  1913 – 1914

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Milburn, Heister & Company of Washington, DC

Contractor:  King Lumber Company of Charlottesville, Virginia


Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The west front has four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The south side has two columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The eave projects from the building along the roof line. On the north side is a new addition constructed in 1984. The architect was Grandee, Thomas and Sprouse of Charleston.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by John B Baldwin and constructed by William Eberley in 1859.


See:  The architect Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC.



N – Mineral County and Hampshire County

E – Frederick County, Virginia and Shenandoah County, Virginia

S – Rockingham County, Virginia and Pendleton County

W – Grant County

















Photos taken 2012