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Colonial Heights

Colonial Heights is named for an incident during the American Revolutionary War in 1781, when French troop known as the Colonials, set up artillery on the heights overlooking the Appomattox River.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Chesterfield County

E – Prince George County

S – Petersburg

W – Chesterfield County


Independent City                                   State map highlighting Colonial Heights

Created:  1948


Courthouse – Colonial Heights


Location:  550 Boulevard / Lee Avenue

Built:  2011 – 2013

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Moseley Architects, Inc

Contractor:  Kenbridge Construction Inc.


Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The northeast front has a central portico with four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The building has a projecting north and south wing with wide pediments at the roof line. 


Note:  The cost of construction was $22,000,000.


See:  The 12th Judicial Circuit includes Chesterfield County.