Humphreys County

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Humphries County is named for Benjamin Humphries, who was the twenty-sixth Governor of the State of Mississippi.

 

Created:  March 28, 1918

County Seat: 

Belzoni  1918 – present

 

County Courthouse – Belzoni 

 

Location:  102 Castleman Street / South Hayden Street

Built:  1921 – 1922

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Kramer & Lindsley

Contractor:  J V Burkas and R T Burkas

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story yellow colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Belzoni. The north front has a wide porch with eight columns rising to a header at the top of the second story. There are three stone framed entrances. The foundation is stone. The roof line is flat. During construction, E A Becraft was the superintendent of construction and James Henry Martin was the supervising architect.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Sunflower County and Leflore County

E – Holmes County and Yazoo County

S – Yazoo County

W – Sunflower County and Washington County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Belzoni

 

 

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Photos taken 2012