Noxubee County

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Noxubee County is named for the Native American word meaning “stinking water”.

 

Created:  December 23, 1833

County Seat: 

Macon  1833 – present

 

County Courthouse – Macon 

 

Location:  505 Jefferson Street / East Adams Street

Built:  1952 – 1953

Style:  Modern Greek Revival

Architect:  Johnston, Jones & Reynolds

Contractor:  Hinton Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a large portico with six white columns rising to a wide pediment containing a clock in the center. A wide horizontal white colored band runs below the roof line. On the center of the roof is an open octagonal cupola. On the north side of the courthouse is the old jail.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by W Chamberlin & Company and the contractor was Jett Brothers in 1900. The building burned in 1951.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Oktibbeha County and Lowndes County

E – Pickens County, Alabama and Sumter County, Alabama

S – Kemper County

W – Winston County

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Old County Jail

 

 

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Photos taken 2012