Bossier Parish

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Bossier

Bossier Parish is named for Pierre Bossier, who was a state senator and United States Representative from Natchitoches Parish.

 

Created:  February 24, 1843

Parish Seat: 

Benton  1843 – present

 

Parish Courthouse – Benton  

 

Location:  204 Burt Boulevard / Benton Road

Built:  1970 – 1972

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Merideth & Kelly

Contractor:  J P McMichael Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a five story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The south front has a central recessed entrance on the first story. The middle stories have long vertical adjoining windows. The top story has square windows. The roof line is flat. On the west side is the new addition built in 2003 and completed in 2007. The architect was Alliance Incorporated and HDR Architects, Inc. and the contractor was Walton Construction.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1893.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lafayette County, Arkansas

E – Webster Parish and Bienville Parish

S – Red River Parish and Caddo Parish

W – Caddo Parish

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010