Walthall County

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Walthall

Walthall County is named for Edward Clay Walthall, who was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum United States Senator from Mississippi.

 

Created:  March 16, 1910

County Seat: 

Tylertown  1910 – present

 

County Courthouse – Tylertown 

 

Location:  200 Ball Avenue / Magnolia Avenue

Built:  1916 – 1917

Style:  Neo-Classical and Mediterranean style

Architect:  Xavier A Kramer of McComb

Contractor:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Tylertown. The south front has four large white colored columns rising to the second story. The central entrance has a small canopy. The roof eaves are wide. The east and west wings are recessed. The red colored roof is sloped. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building was renovated in 1974 to 1975. The architect was Lynton B Cooper Associates and the contractor was Columbia Construction Corporation. On the north side is the Old County Jail and on the south side is the County Court Building.

 

See:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama also constructed courthouses in Alabama in Fayette County, Jackson County and Limestone Countyin Georgia in Bleckley County, Clarke County, Lincoln County and Walker County; and in Mississippi in Franklin County, Lawrence County and Webster County.

 

Note:  At 807 Magnolia Avenue is the County Court Building.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lawrence County 

E – Marion County

S – Washington Parish, Louisiana

W – Pike County

 

 

                       

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County Courthouse – Tylertown

 

 

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Old County Jail – Tylertown

 

 

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County Court Building – Tylertown

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2019