Randolph County is named for Edmund Jenings Randolph, who was a United States Attorney General and a Governor of Virginia.
Created: October 1786
Beverly 1787 – 1900
Elkins 1900 – present
County Courthouse – Elkins
Location: 2 Randolph Avenue / High Street
Built: 1902 – 1904
Style: Romanesque Revival
Architect: J Charles Fulton of Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Contractor: John P Conn
Description: The building faces southwest and is a three story stone structure. The southwest front has a central entrance with large projecting arch and recessed doorway. Above on the second story are three large arched windows. On the south side of the entrance is a four story tower with opening near the top and a steep green roof. On the north side is a corner tower with steep conical roof. The roof is hipped.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Randolph County Courthouse
Old County Courthouse – Beverley
Location: Court Street / Main Street
Built: 1908 – 1915
Architect: Soloman Colett
Contractor: Soloman Colett
Description: The building faces north is a two story red colored brick structure. The north front has a central entrance on the first story with window on either side. The second story has three windows. Above is a gabled roof. In the 1830s, additions were built onto the south and east facades of the building to house offices for the county clerk and circuit clerk. The bell tower was also added in the 1830s. The building served as the courthouse until 1899.
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Photos taken 2012