Winston County

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

 

Created:  December 23, 1833

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 the city.. 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.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Andrew J Bryan and constructed by S H Berg. An addition was constructed in 1947. The architect was Luther L Brasfield and the contractor was L B Priester & Son.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Choctow County and Oktibbeha County

E – Noxubee County

S – Kemper County and Neshoba County

W – Attala County and Cochtow County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2017