Leflore County

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Leflore County is named for Greenwood Leflore, who was the Chief of the Choctaw Native American tribe.


Created:  March 15, 1871

County Seat: 

Greenwood  1871 – present


County Courthouse – Greenwood 


Location:  306 West Market Street / Fulton Street

Built:  1906 – 1907

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  R H Hunt & Company

Contractor:  R Jesty & Company of Winona


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story gray colored stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Greenwood. The south front has a large portico with four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The recessed entrance is arched with a small balcony on the second story. On the center of the roof is a large stone dome with colonnaded openings and clock and lantern at the top. The building has a mansard roof. An Annex was constructed in 1925. The architect was Frank R Geoy of Greenwood and the contractor was Estes-Williams Company of Memphis, Tennessee. In 1953, an addition was constructed. The architect was Robert James Moor. In 1974, the building was renovated. The architect was Hall-Burle & Associates.


Note:  The first courthouse was built in Greenwood in 1878 to 1879 at a cost of $8,318. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1906 to 1907.The cost of construction of the 1925 annex was $125,000.



N – Tallahatchie County 

E – Grenada County and Carroll County

S – Holmes County and Humphreys County

W – Humphreys County and Sunflower County





County Courthouse – Greenwood































Photos taken 2012 and 2019