Hanover County Virginia (Historic Districts) has 7 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 2 places of National significance and 2 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Richmond National Battlefield Park, Ruffin, Edmund, Plantation, Ashland Historic District and Hanover County Courthouse Historic District and Hanover Wayside.
The famous person Edmund Ruffin is associated with one of more of the Hanover County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Hanover County places including L.P. Hartsook and E.S. Hogue. Prominent architectural styles found in Hanover Country are Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Colonial and Colonial Revival.