Lincoln County

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Lincoln County is named for Abraham Lincoln, who was a member of Congress from Illinois ( 1847-1849 ) and President of the United States ( 1861-1865 ).

 

Created:  April 7, 1870

County Seat: 

Brookhaven  1870 – present

 

County Courthouse – Brookhaven 

 

Location:  308 South 2nd Street / Chickasaw Street

Built:  1979 – 1981

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Hartz & Earls and William Lack

Contractor:  Wise Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Brookhaven. The west front has a central entrance with a large glass wall on the second story and vertical walls on either side. Vertical concrete pillars are along the front. The roof line is flat. The interior has a center atrium with stairs ascending to the atrium on the second story. The courtrooms are located on the south side of the second story. The Lincoln County / Brookhaven Government Complex houses the County Court, County government and City government and the Justice Court is located on the east side.. In 1980 to 1981, the building was expanded to house the county and city governments. The architect was The Design Collective and the contractor was Wise Construction Company.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Andrew Bryan & Company and constructed by Alfred E Moreton in 1893. An addition was designed by Eugene McCormick in 1908.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Copiah County

E – Lawrence County

S – Pike County and Amite County

W – Franklin County and Jefferson County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Brookhaven

 

 

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County Justice Court

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2019