Madison County is named for James Madison, who was the fourth President of the United States of America.
Created: January 19, 1838
Parish Seat :
Tallulah 1838 – present
Parish Courthouse – Tallulah
Location: 100 North Cedar Street / East Green Street
Built: 1938 – 1939
Style: Colonial Revival
Architect: J W Smith and Associates
Contractor: M T Reed Construction Company of Monroe
Description: The building faces east and is a two story white colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a large portico with four high columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The green roof is sloped. On the center of the roof is a small square cupola with green roof. On the north and south are long one story wings. An addition was constructed on the west side. The architect was G-T & Associates Inc. and the contractor was Walker & Wells.
See: The architect firm, J W Smith and Associates, designed many of the courthouses in Louisiana. These courthouses are found in Caldwell Parish, Catahoula Parish, East Carroll Parish, Jackson Parish, Natchitoches Parish and Ouachita Parish. Also, MT Reed Construction Company of Monroe was the contractor for the courthouses in East Carroll Parish and Natchitoches Parish.
E – Warren County, Mississippi,
S – Tensas Parish
Photos taken 2011