List of United States federal courthouses in Mississippi

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Following is a list of current and former courthouses of the United States federal court system located in Mississippi. Each entry indicates the name of the building along with an image, if available, its location and the jurisdiction it covers,[1] the dates during which it was used for each such jurisdiction, and, if applicable the person for whom it was named, and the date of renaming. Dates of use will not necessarily correspond with the dates of construction or demolition of a building, as pre-existing structures may be adapted or court use, and former court buildings may later be put to other uses. Also, the official name of the building may be changed at some point after its use as a federal court building has been initiated.

Courthouses[edit]

Courthouse City Image Street address Jurisdiction[1] Dates of use Named for
U.S. Post Office and Court House Aberdeen Aberdeen Post Office.jpg 201 W. Commerce St. N.D. Miss. 1888–1974
Now the Monroe County Chancery Court.
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Thomas G. Abernethy Federal Building Aberdeen TransparentPlaceholder.png 301 West Commerce Street N.D. Miss. ?–present U.S. Rep. Thomas Abernethy
U.S. Post Office, Court House, & Custom House Biloxi Biloxi City Hall.jpg 140 Lameuse Street S.D. Miss. 1908–1959
Now Biloxi City Hall.
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Federal Building and Post Office Biloxi TransparentPlaceholder.png 135 Main Street S.D. Miss. 1959–?
Still in use as a Post Office
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U.S. Post Office Clarksdale TransparentPlaceholder.png ? N.D. Miss. 1916–1964
Razed in 1968.
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Federal Building Clarksdale TransparentPlaceholder.png 236 Sharkey Avenue N.D. Miss. 1964–1997
Still in use by the Post Office and other government offices
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Federal Building Greenville TransparentPlaceholder.png 305 Main Street N.D. Miss. 1960–present n/a
Dan M. Russell Jr. Federal Bldg & U.S. Courthouse Gulfport Dan M Russell, Jr Federal Courthouse.jpg 2012 15th Street S.D. Miss. 2003–present District Court judge Dan Monroe Russell, Jr.
U.S. Court House Hattiesburg Hattiesburg District Courthouse.jpg 200 West Pine Street S.D. Miss. 1939–?
Completed in 1910; now the Hattiesburg Municipal Court
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William M. Colmer Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse Hattiesburg TransparentPlaceholder.png 701 Main Street S.D. Miss. ?–present U.S. Rep. William M. Colmer
U.S. Court House & Post Office Jackson TransparentPlaceholder.png ? S.D. Miss. 1885–1933
Demolished in 1933
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James Eastland Federal Building Jackson Float says it all (3373344635).jpg 245 East Capitol Street S.D. Miss.
5th Cir.
1934–2011 U.S. Sen. James Eastland (1984)
U.S. Courthouse Jackson TransparentPlaceholder.png 501 East Court Street S.D. Miss. 2011–present n/a
U.S. Post Office & Courthouse Meridian Meridian Post Office-Courthouse 1898.JPG 8th Street and 22nd Avenue S.D. Miss. 1898–1933
Razed in the 1950s.
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U.S. Post Office & Courthouse Meridian Meridian Post Office-Courthouse.jpg 2100 9th Street S.D. Miss. 1933–2012 n/a
U.S. Courthouse Natchez United States Courthouse (Natchez, Mississippi).JPG 109 Pearl Street S.D. Miss. 2007–present
Built in 1853
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U.S. Court House & Post Office Oxford Facade of City Council Building - Oxford - Mississippi - USA.jpg 107 Courthouse Square N.D. Miss. 1887–ca. 1974
Now Oxford City Hall.
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Federal Building, Post Office, and Courthouse Oxford Federal Building - panoramio (1).jpg 911 Jackson Avenue East N.D. Miss. ?–present n/a
U.S. Court House, Post Office & Custom House Vicksburg The Mississippi River Commission building, Vicksburg, Mississippi LCCN2013634182.tif 1400 Walnut Street S.D. Miss. 1892–1937
Now in use by the Mississippi River Commission.
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U.S. Post Office & Court House Vicksburg U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Vicksburg, MS IMG 7016.JPG 820 Crawford Street S.D. Miss. 1937–?
Now privately owned.
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Key[edit]

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
†† NRHP-listed and also designated as a National Historic Landmark

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b For the usage of court abbreviations, see List of United States district and territorial courts.

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