Winn Parish

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Winn

Winn Parish is named for Walter Winn, who was a Louisiana state legislator.

 

Created:  February 24, 1852

County Seat: 

Winnfield  1852 – present

 

Parish Courthouse – Winnfield  

 

Location:  119 West Main Street / North Jones Street

Built:  1961 – 1962

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Nolan, Norman & Nolan

Contractor:  Ranni Terral

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has a recessed central entrance on the second story. On the south side the lower story is exposed by the slope of the hill. The windows are vertical. A white colored horizontal band runs below the flat roof line.

 

Note:  The 1896 courthouse was designed by W S Hull and constructed by W S Hull and F B Hull. The building burned in 1917 and was replaced in 1922 with a courthouse designed by J W Smith and constructed by Caldwell Brother Construction Company.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Bienville Parish and Jackson Parish

E – Caldwell Parish and La Salle Parish

S –  Grant Parish

W – Natchitoches Parish

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011