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312-5007 Timberville Historic District

Timberville Historic District
Photo credit: David Edwards/DHR, 2021

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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 09/20/2012

NRHP Listing Date 01/02/2013

NRHP Reference Number 12001137

Nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in Rockingham County, the Timberville Historic District encompasses the commercial center of this town that grew from a village that arose along the North Fork of the Shenandoah River during the latter 1700s. The arrival of a rail line in 1868 spurred the community’s development and by 1884 the town was incorporated. The advent of the automobile also fueled its expansion during the first half of the 20th century. The Timberville Historic District’s 200 contributing buildings reveal a variety of commercial and residential architecture, reflecting many popular and once-common styles.

VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated: June 15, 2021