Richard Bell - Councilor

Richard Bell
Elected to Council: 
2020 (Appointed)
Term Expires: 
Special Election
Richard Bell
(540) 722-3118 Phone

119 Peyton Street

Mr. Bell is a downtown business owner of The Adams Companies and principal broker of Adams-Nelson & Associates, Inc., a commercial real estate firm. He was appointed to the Common Council in November 2020 with a term ending December 31, 2021. Mr. Bell also served on the Winchester School Board from July 2012-June 2020. Mr. Bell is retired from the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps and is graduate of the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a minor in Urban and Environmental Planning.

First Ward Map

First Ward Polling Places:

John Kerr Elementary School


Merriman’s Precinct

John Kerr Elementary School
427 Meadow Branch Avenue





Old Town Precinct



Old Town Precinct

Christ Episcopal Church
132 W. Boscawen Street