West Carroll Parish

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West Carroll

West Carroll Parish is named for Charles Carroll, who was the last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

 

Created:  March 28, 1877

County Seat: 

Oak Grove  1877 – present

 

County Courthouse – Oak Grove 

 

Location:  305 East Main Street / South Homer Street

Built:  1916 – 1917

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  W L Stevens

Contractor:  Caldwell Brothers of Abbeville

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story buff colored brick structure. The north front has a large portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The recessed entrance has a white colored frame. A wide cornice runs below the flat roof line and below is a horizontal white band. An addition was added on the east side in 1962 to 1963. The architect was Beauford G Jacka of West Monroe and the contractor was Jesse F Heard & Sons of West Monroe.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Chicot County, Arkansas 

E – East Carroll Parish

S – Richland Parish 

W – Morehouse Parish

 

 

 

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photos taken 2011