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Martinsville is named for Joseph Martin, who was a pioneer and who settled in the area in 1778.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Henry County

E – Henry County

S – Henry County

W – Henry County


Independent City                                   State map highlighting Martinsville

Created:  1928


Courthouse – Martinsville


Location:  55 West Church Street / Moss Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  J Coates Carter

Contractor:  Stanley W Bowles, Corporation


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Martinsville. The entrance is located on the west side of the north front with a large white colored concrete section extending above the roof line. The window sections are vertical and a wide concrete band runs along the flat roof line. The building houses the Circuit Court,  General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court of the 21st Judicial Circuit. 


Note:  The old Henry County courthouse is located in the city.


See:  The 21st Judicial Circuit includes Henry County and Patrick County.



City Hall / Courthouse – Martinsville







Photos taken 2013