The county of Nicholas is located in West Virginia and was founded in 1818. There are 25,594 residents in Nicholas who have access to courthouses in Richwood, Summersville. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. West Virginia is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,051 residents in Richwood, which is 1.7 square miles and 2,205ft above sea level. It was settled in 1901 and is governed by a local government.
There are 3,572 residents in Summersville, which is 4.3 square miles and 1,880ft above sea level. It was settled in 1824 and is governed by a local government.