The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

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Alleghany County Courthouse

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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Alleghany Courty Courthouse, Sparta NC

    Built in 1933-34 following the destruction by fire of the first courthouse, this two-story brick County Courthouse with white columns is an example of Classical Revival architectural  of the period. The architect was Harry Barton. Alleghany County is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northwestern North Carolina. Alleghany County was formed out of Ashe County by an act of the 1858-1859 session of the North Carolina legislature. The Courthouse is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and continues to the present day as a functioning courthouse.

Location: Sparta, NC
Distance: 3 hours from Asheville
Address: 12 North Main Street, Sparta, NC 28675
Telephone: 336-372-8949
Admission: Free
Resources: Alleghany County Government, 348 South Main Street, Sparta NC 28675, 336-372-4179
Directions: From Asheville, take I-40 East to Marion and take Hwy. 221 North to through Boone to Sparta.






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