Oktibbeha County

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Oktibbeha County is named for the Native American word meaning “bloody water”.

 

Created:  December 23, 1833 

County Seat: 

Starkville  1833 – present

 

County Courthouse – Starkville 

 

Location:  101 East Main Street / North Washington Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern Greek Revival

Architect:  Thomas Henry Johnson Jr. and Associates and Thomas O Wakeman

Contractor:  Ralph Hewlett Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a large portico with four white columns rising to a pediment. The door is framed with small pediment above. There is a small balcony on the second story. The windows have green colored shutters. The roof is sloped.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by R H Hunt and constructed by Lindamond & Puckett in 1901.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Webster County and Clay County

E – Lowndes County

S – Noxubee County and Winston County 

W – Choctaw County and Webster County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012