Wilkinson County

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Wilkinson County is named for James Wilkinson, who was a soldier in the Continental Army.

 

Created:  January 30, 1802

County Seat: 

Woodville  1802 – present

 

County Courthouse – Woodville 

 

Location:  525 Main Street / Royal Oak Street

Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Classical Revival / Beaux Arts

Architect:  James Riely Gordon

Contractor:  The Davis-Larkin Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story buff colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on the landscaped grounds of Courthouse Square in the center of Woodville. The north front has brick pillars dividing the windows and rising to a peaked roof. The entrances are on the corners of the front. On the center of the roof is a large octagonal brick dome with clock. The building has an interior rotunda with two balconies and tile floor inlayed with county seal. The large courtroom is located on the second story. On the south side is a two story chancery and jail were constructed in 1973. The architect was Lynton B Cooke Associates and the contractor was J A Russ.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1805. The second courthouse was a two story Federal style structure built in 1829. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1903 to 1904.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Adams County and Franklin County 

E – Amite County

S – East Feliciana, Louisiana and West Feliciana, Louisiana

W – Concordia Parish, Louisiana

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Woodville

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2019