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Hanover Courthouse, Virginia

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Hanover Courthouse, Virginia

Hanover Courthouse is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Hanover County, Virginia, United States.[1] Hanover Courthouse is located at the junction of U.S. Route 301 and State Route 54 south of the Pamunkey River. While historically and technically known as Hanover Courthouse, the Census Bureau and the community's post office and residents refer to it as Hanover. The population as of the 2010 Census was 252.[2]

Its most notable structure is the St. Paul's Episcopal Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[3]

The Hanover County Courthouse is an operating courthouse. Located along historic U.S. Route 301, it is across from the green from the Hanover Tavern. The courthouse is the third oldest courthouse still in use in the United States. Some local historians cited the courthouse as built in 1735, but the state historical society notes it was built between 1737 and 1742.[4]

Notable People


References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  4. ^ Discover Richmond

External links

  • Hanover County Economic Development
  • Hanover Tavern history
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