United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Customhouse (Biloxi, Mississippi)

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U.S. Post Office, Courthouse, and Customhouse
Biloxi City Hall.jpg
United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Customhouse (Biloxi, Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Customhouse (Biloxi, Mississippi)
Location 140 Lameuse St., Biloxi, Mississippi
Coordinates 30°23′43.43″N 88°53′12.91″W / 30.3953972°N 88.8869194°W / 30.3953972; -88.8869194Coordinates: 30°23′43.43″N 88°53′12.91″W / 30.3953972°N 88.8869194°W / 30.3953972; -88.8869194
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1908
Architect Taylor,James Knox
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78001600[1]
Added to NRHP January 30, 1978

The U.S. Post Office, Courthouse, and Customhouse in Biloxi, Mississippi, also known as Biloxi City Hall, was built in 1908. It was designed by James Knox Taylor in Classical Revival style. It served as a courthouse and as a post office, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

It served the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi during 1908-1959.

The ship's bell of World War II-era cruiser USS Biloxi (CL-80) is in the lobby of the building.

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.