Winston County

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Winston County is named for Louis Winston, who was Supreme Court justice.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Choctow County and Oktibbeha County

E – Noxubee County

S – Kemper County and Neshoba County

W – Attala County and Cochtow County

 

Created:  December 23, 1833                                                    Map of Mississippi highlighting Winston County

County Seat: 

Louisville  1833 – present

 

County Courthouse – Louisville 

 

Location:   115 South Court Avenue / East Main Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern Classical Revival

Architect:  Thomas H Johnson Jr. & Associates of Starkville

Contractor:  Central Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Louisville.. The north front has a large portico with four white columns rising to a header at the roof line. The entrance has a small pediment above. A wide horizontal band runs below the roof line. The south part of the building is recessed and descends a slope. The roof line is flat. A three story red colored brick, steel and concrete Annex Building is being constructed on the south side. The architect is Pryor Morrow Architect and the contractor is Burks Mordecal Builders, Inc. of Columbus.

 

History:  The county was created in 1833 and Louisville was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was a log structure built in 1836. The second courthouse was designed by Andrew J Bryan and constructed by S H Berg in 1887. An addition was constructed in 1947. The architect was Luther L Brasfield and the contractor was L B Priester & Son. The courthouse was torn down when the third and present courthouse was constructed in 1963 to 1964. The cost of the new Annex Building was $4,469,000.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Louisville

 

 

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New Addition under construction 2019

 

 

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Photos taken 2012, 2017 and 2019