Stone County

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Stone County is named for John Marshall Stone, who was a politician from Mississippi and who was the Governor from 1876 to 1882 and from 1890 to 1896.

 

Created:  April 3, 1916

County Seat: 

Wiggins  1916 – present

 

County Courthouse – Wiggins 

 

Location:  231 South 3rd Street / East Cavers Avenue

Built:  1917 – 1918

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Xavier A Kramer of Magnolia

Contractor:  Standard Construction Company of Meridian

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has three vertical piasters with recessed entrance in the center of the first story. The north and south wings are recessed with one story additions. The red colored roof is sloped. In 1970, the interior was remodeled. The architect was William Ward Easley, Jr. and the contractor was W F Modley Inc. The building was remodeled in 2003. The architect was Robert Parker Adams Architects and the contractor was Dan Hensarling Inc.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Forrest County and Perry County

E – George County and Jackson County

S – Harrison County

W – Pearl River County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2017