Location Information
(for the Columbus City Hall)
Name:Columbus City Hall
Address:525 Main Street
City/County:Columbus, Lowndes County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1903
Architectural Styles(s):Neoclassical
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR District Name:Columbus Central Commercial
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:46
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:08-01-1984
Recorded:08-17-1984
Book/Vol. No.:V. 734, p. 61
Easement Information
Date Signed:05-21-2014
Expires:05-21-2039
Easement Type:Preservation/Maintenance
Book/Vol. No.:Misc. 2014 Pg. 1692-3
Context/Comments
One of several buildings in Columbus designed by regionally prominent architect R.H. Hunt, the City Hall was built in 1903. It is a contributing element (element #46) in the Columbus Central Commercial Historic District, which was placed on the National Register in 1980. It was designated as a Mississippi Landmark in 1984.

This building is included in "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (p.182, PR17).
Historic Information
A jail was added to the rear of the City Hall in 1938 (Public Works Administration Project Miss. 1145). The jail was demolished about 2003.