Webster County is named for Daniel Webster, who was a statesman, senator and the United States Secretary of State.
Created: February 27, 1871
Minden 1871 – present
Parish Courthouse – Minden
Location: 410 Main Street / Miller Street
Built: 1951 – 1952
Architect: Peyton & Bosworth of Shreveport
Contractor: Caldwell & McCann of Baton Rouge
Description: The building faces northwest and is a four story buff colored brick structure. The northwest front has a semi-circular portico with columns. Above the entrance are murals. The center section projects from the main building. The roof line is flat. Renovation were done in 1974. The architect was Somdal-Smitherman-Sorensen-Sherman Associates and the contractor was McInnis Brothers.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by A J Bryan and constructed by M T Lewman & Company in 1905.
S – Bienville Parish
W – Bossier Parish
Photos taken 2011