Location Information
(for the Lauderdale County Courthouse)
Name:Lauderdale County Courthouse
Address:500 21st Avenue
City/County:Meridian, Lauderdale County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1905
Architectural Styles(s):Beaux Arts, Art Deco
Registration Information
NR District Name:Meridian Downtown (2007)
    NR Status:Contributing
    Element No.:123
Mississippi Landmark Information
Book/Vol. No.:V. 2065, p. 403
Easement Information
Date Signed:09-16-2016
Easement Type:Preservation/Maintenance
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Meridian Historic Downtown
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The Lauderdale County Courthouse was originally built in 1905 under the direction of Penn J. Krouse and C.L. Hutchisson, architects, of Meridian. It was remodeled in 1939 under the direction of P.J. Krouse & L.L. Brasfield. It is listed on the National Register as a contributing element (element #123) in the Downtown Meridian Historic District, which was placed on the Register in 2007. The building was designated a Mississippi Landmark in 1999.

This building is included in "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (pp. 213-214, EM7).