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Among the prominent landmarks in Fayetteville, the former Cumberland County Courthouse was built in 1926 in the Classical Revival style. Today it houses the Cumberland County Planning and Inspections Department. The building is appropriately situated in downtown Fayetteville and is near other county government buildings. The old building is the 4th courthouse to serve the county and is included in the Courthouses in North Carolina thematic nomination of the National Register of Historic Places.


  • The Old Cumberland County Courthouse was built in 1926.
Mary Ann Lee & Joe Mobley. "Courthouses in North Carolina (a thematic nomination)."  National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. May 10, 1979.  http://www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/nr/CD0005.pdf.