Warwick Courthouse

Warwick Courthouse (HM797)

Location: Newport News, VA 23608
Country: United States of America

N 37° 7.801', W 76° 32.513'

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By tradition, early Warwick County court sessions were held under a large elm tree at nearby Richneck Plantation, home of Col. Miles Cary, Jr. In 1810, Warwick's first brick courthouse was built on this Denbigh site. It also served as clerk's office and jail. In 1884, a large courthouse was erected on the same tract, the clerk retaining the old building. Both served Warwick County (later city) until merger with the city of Newport News, July 1, 1958.
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HM NumberHM797
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByNewport News Bar Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:46pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 363038 N 4110408
Decimal Degrees37.13001667, -76.54188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.801', W 76° 32.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 48.06" N, 76° 32' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)757, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14421-14429 Old Courthouse Way, Newport News VA 23608, US
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