Issaquena County

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Issaquena County is named for the Native American word meaning “deer river”.

 

Created:  January 23, 1844

County Seat: 

Mayersville  1844 – present

 

County Courthouse – Mayersville 

 

Location:  129 Court Street / Cedar Street

Built:  1957 – 1958

Style:  Modern

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Washington County

E – Sharkey County and Yazoo County

S – Warren County

W – East Carroll Parish, Louisiana

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012