Avery County Courthouse

Montezuma St. and Courthouse Dr., Newland, North Carolina

County Courthouse in Newland, NC

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Avery County Courthouse

Photo taken by Michael Miller

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Description 

Nearly identical in design to the Old Ashe County Courthouse, Old Randolph County Courthouse and the Old Irredel County Courthouse (among others), this building was designed and constructed by the Charlotte firm of Wheeler & Runge.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 10, 1979
Reference number
79001660
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Courthouse; Correctional facility
Current functions
Government office; Courthouse
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1900; 1912; 1913
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Description" & "Overview"

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