Cross County

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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

County Seat:

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

Style:  Modern

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Poinsett County

E – Crittenden County

S – Saint Francis County

W – Woodruff County and Jackson County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Vanndale Courthouse  1888 – 1903

 

 

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Wynne Courthouse  1904 – 1969

Photos taken 2011 and 2018