National Register of Historic Places listings in Virginia facts for kids

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Buildings, sites, districts, and objects in Virginia listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

As of 02017-03-17 March 17 2017, there are 2,991 properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in all 95 Virginia counties and 37 of the 38 independent cities, including 120 National Historic Landmarks and National Historic Landmark Districts, four National Historical Parks, two National Monuments, two National Battlefield Parks, one National Memorial, one National Battlefield and one National Military Park.

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

Current listings by county and independent city

The following are approximate tallies of current listings by county and independent city. These counts are based on entries in the National Register Information Database as of April 24, 2008 and new weekly listings posted since then on the National Register of Historic Places web site. There are frequent additions to the listings and occasional delistings and the counts here are approximate and not official. The counts in this table exclude boundary increase and decrease listings which modify the area covered by an existing property or district and which carry a separate National Register reference number.

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Cathedral of the sacred heart
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond
Newport news middle ground nps
Newport News Middle Ground Light, Newport News
Cape charles light NPS
Cape Charles Light, Kiptopeke
Shottower wytheco
Shot Tower, Max Meadows
Thimble shoal light
Thimble Shoal Light, Hampton
YeocomicoChurch
Yeocomico Church, Tucker Hill
TazewellCoCH
Tazewell County Courthouse, Tazewell Historic District, Tazewell
Mosby Tavern exterior
Mosby Tavern, Powhatan
Little fork south facade
Little Fork Church, Rixeyville
County/City # of
Sites
1 Accomack 28
2 Albemarle 98
3 Alexandria (city) 46
4 Alleghany 14
5 Amelia 10
6 Amherst 28
7 Appomattox 6
8 Arlington 68
9 Augusta 53
10 Bath 20
11 Bedford 31
12 Bland 4
13 Botetourt 28
14 Bristol (city) 13
15 Brunswick 11
16 Buchanan 1
17 Buckingham 11
18 Buena Vista (city) 5
19 Campbell 14
20 Caroline 19
21 Carroll 8
22 Charles City 29
23 Charlotte 19
24 Charlottesville (city) 63
25 Chesapeake (city) 10
26 Chesterfield 28
27 Clarke 39
28 Colonial Heights (city) 8
29 Covington (city) 4
30 Craig 3
31 Culpeper 26
32 Cumberland 16
33 Danville (city) 18
34 Dickenson 1
35 Dinwiddie 18
36 Emporia (city) 7
37 Essex 15
38 Fairfax 59
39 Fairfax (city) 6
40 Falls Church (city) 5
41 Fauquier 64
42 Floyd 9
43 Fluvanna 18
44 Franklin 24
45 Franklin (city) 4
46 Frederick 28
47 Fredericksburg (city) 25
48 Galax (city) 4
49 Giles 9
50 Gloucester 33
51 Goochland 24
52 Grayson 7
53 Greene 8
54 Greensville 3
55 Halifax 29
56 Hampton (city) 30
57 Hanover 40
58 Harrisonburg (city) 10
59 Henrico 29
60 Henry 17
61 Highland 7
62 Hopewell (city) 9
63 Isle Of Wight 20
64 James City 18
65 King and Queen 14
66 King George 14
67 King William 19
68 Lancaster 12
69 Lee 7
70 Lexington (city) 17
71 Loudoun 88
72 Louisa 22
73 Lunenburg 10
74 Lynchburg (city) 51
75 Madison 20
76 Manassas (city) 6
77 Manassas Park (city) 2
78 Martinsville (city) 8
79 Mathews 14
80 Mecklenburg 24
81 Middlesex 15
82 Montgomery 70
83 Nelson 22
84 New Kent 12
85 Newport News (city) 33
86 Norfolk (city) 59
87 Northampton 27
88 Northumberland 26
89 Norton (city) 1
90 Nottoway 10
91 Orange 35
92 Page 30
93 Patrick 11
94 Petersburg (city) 39
95 Pittsylvania 19
96 Poquoson (city) 0
97 Portsmouth (city) 22
98 Powhatan 20
99 Prince Edward 15
100 Prince George 10
101 Prince William 44
102 Pulaski 19
103 Radford (city) 7
104 Rappahannock 18
105 Richmond 9
106 Richmond (city) 212
107 Roanoke 9
108 Roanoke (city) 48
109 Rockbridge 47
110 Rockingham 40
111 Russell 11
112 Salem (city) 14
113 Scott 10
114 Shenandoah 34
115 Smyth 23
116 Southampton 15
117 Spotsylvania 15
118 Stafford 20
119 Staunton (city) 32
120 Suffolk (city) 24
121 Surry 19
122 Sussex 9
123 Tazewell 22
124 Virginia Beach (city) 24
125 Warren 20
126 Washington 15
127 Waynesboro (city) 11
128 Westmoreland 21
129 Williamsburg (city) 11
130 Winchester (city) 21
131 Wise 18
132 Wythe 21
133 York 10
(duplicates) (45)
Total: 2,991

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