Concordia Parish

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Concordia Parish is named for an early land grant called New Concordia from the “concord” reached by local authorities over a mutual surrender of slaves, or for a mansion called Concordia which was owned by Governor de Leomos, and “condoria” in Latin means “peace or harmony”.

 

Created:  April 10, 1805

Parish Seat  :        

Vidalia  1807 – present

 

Old Parish Courthouse – Vidalia 

 

Location:  North Spruce Street / Carter Street

Built:  1929 – 1930

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  J W Smith and Associates

Contractor: M T Reed Construction Company of Monroe

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a four story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The center section of the building projects from the main building. The central entrance is framed. The roof line is flat.

 

Parish Courthouse – Vidalia 

 

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Location:  4100 Carter Street / Advocates Drive

Built:  1978 – 1979

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Barron, Heinberg, Brocato of Alexandria

Contractor: Westerchill Construction Company in Alexandria

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story glass and concrete structure. The south center section is a recessed glass wall rising above the main building. The east and west wings have wide horizontal bands with buff brick between. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Tensas Parish

E – Adams County, Mississippi and Wilkinson County, Mississippi,

S – West Feliciana Parish and Pointe Coupee Parish

W – Avoyelles Parish and Catahoula Parish

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011