Hinds County – Raymond

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County Courthouse – Raymond

 

Location:  127 Main Street / North Oak Street

Built:  1857 – 1859

Style:  Greek Revival and Antebellum

Architect:  William Weldon of Woodville

Contractor:  Thomas Weldon and George Weldon of Woodville

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story white colored brick structure. The rectangular building is located on the spacious landscaped grounds of Courtyard Square in the center of Raymond and has a hipped roof. The southwest front has a large portico with six high Doric columns rising to a wide pediment at the roof line. On the northeast side is a similar portico with six Doric columns. On the northwest and southeast sides are porticoes with four high Doric columns rising to pediments at the roof line. Above the entrances on three sides are balconies at the second story. On the center of the roof is an open octagonal cupola with metal railing at the bottom.

 

See:  Mississippi has five functioning antebellum courthouses located in Adams CountyAmite CountyClaiborne County and Monroe County.

 

County Courthouse Annex – Raymond

 

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Location:  Courtyard Square / North Oak Street

Built:  1949

Style:  Utilitarian

Architect:  Edgar Lucien Malvaney

Contractor:  Oden Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story white colored brick structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Raymond and has a central recessed entrance on the southwest front. The roof line is flat. Additions have been added on the northeast side.  A covered walkway extends southwest to the courthouse.

 

See:  The main Hinds County courthouse is located in Jackson.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Yazoo County and Madison County

E – Rankin County

S – Copiah County

W – Claiborne County and Warren County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Raymond

 

 

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County Courthouse Annex – Raymond

 

 

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Photos taken 2012