Upshur County Courthouse

Upshur County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1846
County Seat: Gilmer
Present Status: Gone.
Building Materials/Description: Log cabin

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1848
County Seat: Gilmer
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1868
Building Materials/Description: Log cabin

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1871
County Seat: Gilmer
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1888
General Contractor: J.P. Ford
Building Materials/Description: $6,500, copula, 4 columns

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1889
County Seat: Gilmer
Present Status: Gone
Building Materials/Description: $30,000

5th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1933
County Seat: Gilmer
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: Elmer George Withers
Architectural Style: Art Deco
General Contractor: James T. Taylor
Building Materials/Description: Brick, WPA, $182,923