Issaquena County is named for the Native American word meaning “deer river”.
Created: January 23, 1844
Mayersville 1844 – present
County Courthouse – Mayersville
Location: 129 Court Street / Cedar Street
Built: 1957 – 1958
Architect: I G Alexander
Contractor: Wright and Maugh Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a one story buff colored brick and yellow metal structure. The south front has a projecting center section with three large rectangular openings and a recessed central entrance which opens into the large courtroom. The base of the building is buff colored brick and the upper part is metal siding. Along the east and west sides are iron supports. The roof is sloped. The interior has cinder block walls.
Note: The previous courthouse was built in 1871.
S – Warren County
W – East Carroll Parish, Louisiana
Photos taken 2012