Attala County

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Attala County is named for the Indian heroine “Attala”.

 

Created:  December 23, 1833

County Seat: 

Kosciusko  1833 – present

 

County Courthouse – Kosciusko 

 

Location:  230 West Washington Street / Madison Street

Built:  1897

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Andrew J Bryan & Company

Contractor:  Lindamood & Puckett

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story dark red colored brick structure. The building is located on Courthouse Square in the center of the city. The north front has a large portico with four large columns rising to a header at the roof line.  The central entrance has a small pediment above. The east and west wings extend from the main building. On the center of the roof is a square cupola with clock and round cupola with green colored dome at the top. The roof line is flat.

 

See: The architect,  Andrew J Bryan, designed the courthouses in Alabama  in Coffee County, Lee County and Monroe County; in Georgia in Colquitt County, Pulaski County and Stewart County; in Kentucky in Bracken Couinty and Mercer County; in Louisiana in Pointe Coupee Parish;  in Mississippi in Simpson County; and in Texas in Rains County.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1838. The second courthouse was a two story brick structure built in 1861 and which burned in 1896.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Carroll County, Montgomery County and Choctaw County

E – Choctaw County and Winston County 

S – Leake County and Madison County

W – Holmes County and Carroll County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Picture 1861 Courthouse 

Photos taken 2012 and 2017