Chatham Historic District

Main, Payne, Pruden, Reid, Whittle Sts.; Lanier Ave., Court Place; Gilmer Dr., Chatham, Virginia


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 13, 2001
Reference number
Architectural styles
Federal; Victorian: Queen Anne; et al.
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Hotel; Business; Financial institution; Meeting hall; City hall; Courthouse
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Financial institution; Meeting hall; City hall; Courthouse; Post office
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1807; 1813; 1853
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 188
Contributing sites: 2
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 44
Non-contributing structures: 8


19th Century (37,742)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1807 (71)
Built during 1800s (1,268)
Chatham, Virginia (7)
District (10,497)
Federal (4,600)
Pittsylvania County, Virginia (28)
Queen Anne (5,130)
Victorian (19,698)
Virginia (3,633)