Cross County is named for David C Cross, who was a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War and a local politician.
Created: November 15, 1862
Wittsburg 1862 – 1863
Pineville 1863 – 1865
Cleburne 1865 – 1868
Wittsburg 1868 – 1886
Vanndale 1886 – 1903
Wynne 1903 – present
County Courthouse – Wynne
Location: 705 Union Avenue / South Falls Boulevard
Built: 1968 – 1969
Architect: Stuck, Frier, Lane & Scott Incorporated
Contractor: Cone Huddleston Inc.
Description: The building faces west and is a one story buff and brown colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city.. The north section is lower than the south section. At the center is the main recessed entrance entrance with glass panel hallway connecting the north administrative section with the south court section. The large courtroom is located in the south section. The roof line is flat.
Note: A courthouse was built in Vanndale in 1888. The previous courthouse was designed by Bruce Architectural Company and constructed by M T Lewman & Company in 1904 in Wynne.
N – Poinsett County
Vanndale Courthouse 1888 – 1903
Wynne Courthouse 1904 – 1969
Photos taken 2011 and 2018