Montgomery County is named for Richard Montgomery, who was a United States general killed in the American Revolutionary War.
Created: May 13, 1871
Winona 1871 – present
County Courthouse – Winona
Location: 618 Summit Street / North Applegate Street
Built: 1974 – 1976
Architect: McRee, Dardaman and Kennington
Contractor: Central Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a one story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The low building is square and is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a central recessed section with recessed glass panel entrance. A wide concrete band runs below the flat roof line. There are narrow vertical brick dividers across the front and along the sides where the windows are located. The roof line is flat with a raised center section.
Note: The cornerstone for the old courthouse constructed 1903 – 1904, is located on North Quitman Street. The building stood where the Winona – Montgomery County Library stands today. The architect was Bruce Architectural Company and the contractor was M T Lewman & Company of Louisville, Kentucky.
N – Grenada County
S – Attalia County
W – Carroll County
From 1904 Courthouse
Picture 1904 Courthouse
Photos taken 2012 and 2017