County Courthouse

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112 South Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664
Phone: (888) 367-3965
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Historical Significance

Woodstock has been the county seat since Shenandoah County was formed in 1772. The limestone courthouse in the center of town, which was designed by Thomas Jefferson, was visited by soldiers from both sides during the Civil War. Currently this is the oldest courthouse still in use west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.


County Courthouse Today

The Town of Woodstock is located in Shenandoah County, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Woodstock has been the county seat since Shenandoah County was formed in 1772. The limestone courthouse in the center of town, which was designed by Thomas Jefferson, was visited by soldiers from both sides during the Civil War, including Generals Banks, Fremont, Hunter, Sheridan, Ashby, Rosser, Imboden, Jones, Hampton, Gordon, Shield, Early and Ewell. Currently this is the oldest courthouse still in use west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Nearby history in the town includes Lawyers Row, the Wickham House, walking tours, and the Woodstock Museum. Just one of the many stops along the Wilderness Road in Shenandoah County.



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