Laurel in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Jones County Courthouse
National Register of Historic Places
placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 31° 41.66′ N, 89° 7.855′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is on North 5th Avenue (Mississippi Route 537) south of West 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted directly on the subject courthouse, at eye-level on the left side of the main front entrance from North 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 North 5th Avenue, Laurel MS 39440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurel City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Pinehurst (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jones County Blues (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. King Visits Laurel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Masonite Corporation Oak Park School (approx. 1½ miles away); Ralph Boston (approx. 2.1 miles away); Amos Deason Home (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
Regarding Jones County Courthouse. This monumental building was designed by Penn Jeffries Krouse and constructed by Norris and Gardner. The Laurel courthouse, which serves as the judicial seat of the Second District of Jones County, was designed as a twin to the Ellisville Courthouse. Krouse was the architect both the Laurel and Ellisville courthouses.
Also see . . . Jones County, Mississippi. Jones County is a county located in the southeast portion of Mississippi. Its county seats are Laurel and Ellisville. The county is named after John Paul Jones, the early American Naval hero who rose from humble Scottish origin to military success during the American Revolution. (Submitted on November 25, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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