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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Nelson County, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Nelson County, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.

There are 22 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Bon Aire
July 30, 1980
(#80004203)
E of Shipman on State Route 626
37°40′53″N 78°43′11″W / 37.681250°N 78.719722°W / 37.681250; -78.719722 (Bon Aire)
Shipman
2 Edgewood
May 2, 2006
(#06000354)
3008 Warminster Rd.
37°41′21″N 78°42′23″W / 37.689167°N 78.706389°W / 37.689167; -78.706389 (Edgewood)
Wingina
3 Elk Hill
March 27, 2007
(#07000220)
511 Rockfish Valley Highway
37°52′37″N 78°54′38″W / 37.877083°N 78.910694°W / 37.877083; -78.910694 (Elk Hill)
Nellysford
4 Haines Chapel and Cemetery
Haines Chapel and Cemetery
February 10, 2014
(#13001174)
2600 Tye River Tpk.
37°53′19″N 79°09′16″W / 37.888611°N 79.154583°W / 37.888611; -79.154583 (Haines Chapel and Cemetery)
Vesuvius Extends into Rockbridge County
5 Lovingston High School
Lovingston High School
June 23, 2003
(#03000567)
8445 Thomas Nelson Highway
37°45′01″N 78°52′47″W / 37.750278°N 78.879722°W / 37.750278; -78.879722 (Lovingston High School)
Lovingston
6 Lovingston Historic District
Lovingston Historic District
November 9, 2005
(#05001232)
State Route 56 (Front St.) from Orchard Rd. (N) to Sunset Ln. (S), Parallel to U.S. Route 29
37°45′35″N 78°52′15″W / 37.759722°N 78.870833°W / 37.759722; -78.870833 (Lovingston Historic District)
Lovingston
7 Mitchell's Brick House Tavern
Mitchell's Brick House Tavern
May 3, 2006
(#06000355)
5365 Thomas Nelson Highway
37°42′56″N 78°54′44″W / 37.715556°N 78.912222°W / 37.715556; -78.912222 (Mitchell's Brick House Tavern)
Arrington
8 Montezuma
Montezuma
July 30, 1980
(#80004202)
NE of Norwood on State Route 626
37°38′55″N 78°48′04″W / 37.648611°N 78.801111°W / 37.648611; -78.801111 (Montezuma)
Norwood
9 Nelson County Courthouse
Nelson County Courthouse
May 17, 1973
(#73002041)
Off U.S. Route 29
37°45′36″N 78°52′09″W / 37.760000°N 78.869167°W / 37.760000; -78.869167 (Nelson County Courthouse)
Lovingston
10 Oak Ridge Railroad Overpass
Oak Ridge Railroad Overpass
April 15, 1978
(#78003033)
SW of Shipman on State Route 653
37°42′12″N 78°52′15″W / 37.703333°N 78.870833°W / 37.703333; -78.870833 (Oak Ridge Railroad Overpass)
Shipman
11 Pharsalia
June 3, 2009
(#09000395)
2325 Pharsalia Rd.
37°48′05″N 79°01′41″W / 37.801389°N 79.028056°W / 37.801389; -79.028056 (Pharsalia)
Tyro
12 River Bluff
July 30, 1980
(#80004205)
S of Wintergreen on State Route 151
37°52′49″N 78°54′38″W / 37.880278°N 78.910694°W / 37.880278; -78.910694 (River Bluff)
Wintergreen
13 Riverside Farm
February 2, 2016
(#15001040)
6840 Patrick Henry Hwy.
37°45′09″N 78°59′14″W / 37.752500°N 78.987361°W / 37.752500; -78.987361 (Riverside Farm)
Roseland
14 Rock Cliff
December 22, 2015
(#15000927)
12615 Norwood Rd.
37°38′29″N 78°44′37″W / 37.641389°N 78.743611°W / 37.641389; -78.743611 (Rock Cliff)
Wingina
15 Schuyler Historic District
March 21, 2007
(#07000195)
Crossroads of Schuyler Rd., Salem Rd., and Rockfish River Rd.
37°47′29″N 78°42′06″W / 37.791389°N 78.701667°W / 37.791389; -78.701667 (Schuyler Historic District)
Schuyler
16 Soldier's Joy
Soldier's Joy
November 28, 1980
(#80004204)
SE of Shipman on State Route 626
37°38′32″N 78°43′56″W / 37.642361°N 78.732222°W / 37.642361; -78.732222 (Soldier's Joy)
Wingina
17 South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District
August 15, 2016
(#16000534)
Rockfish Valley Hwy. and feeder roads
37°53′42″N 78°51′58″W / 37.895000°N 78.866111°W / 37.895000; -78.866111 (South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District)
Nellysford
18 Swannanoa
Swannanoa
October 1, 1969
(#69000221)
S of jct. of State Route 610 and U.S. Route 250
38°01′41″N 78°52′08″W / 38.028056°N 78.868889°W / 38.028056; -78.868889 (Swannanoa)
Waynesboro
19 Tyro Mill
Tyro Mill
August 30, 2006
(#06000749)
State Route 56 (Crabtree Falls Highway)
37°49′06″N 79°00′19″W / 37.818333°N 79.005278°W / 37.818333; -79.005278 (Tyro Mill)
Tyro
20 Wintergreen County Store
November 9, 2005
(#05001233)
Junction of State Routes 151 and 627, 1368 Rockfish Valley Highway
37°53′07″N 78°53′56″W / 37.885278°N 78.898889°W / 37.885278; -78.898889 (Wintergreen County Store)
Nellysford
21 Major James Woods House
December 24, 2013
(#13000991)
3042 Rockfish Valley Hwy.
37°53′27″N 78°52′12″W / 37.890972°N 78.870000°W / 37.890972; -78.870000 (Major James Woods House)
Nellysford
22 Woodson's Mill
December 17, 1992
(#92001703)
State Route 778 E of jct. with State Route 666
37°43′04″N 79°03′41″W / 37.717639°N 79.061389°W / 37.717639; -79.061389 (Woodson's Mill)
Lowesville

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Midway Mill
April 11, 1973
(#73002042)
March 19, 2001
On the James River at end of VA 743
Midway Mills Demolished in 1998
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