Advanced Search

Close Search

Choctaw County Courthouse at Butler, AL (built 1906, listed on the Alabama Register)

Choctaw County was established in 1847.  The current courthouse in Butler is Choctaw County’s second courthouse – built 1906 and occupied in 1907. There were additions to the courthouse in 1956 and 1965.  It was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage in 1997.  A Military Memorial Walkway was dedicated in 1997, as part of Choctaw’s 150th birthday observances.  There is a Confederate statue, located in front of the courthouse.  It was made in Italy and erected in 1936 by. UDC Ruffin Draqoons Chapter, but not dedicated until 1937.

The courthouse is located at downtown Butler (GPS coordinates:  32.089389,-88.221639).

Source:  Choctaw County Historical Society

Similar Attractions

Broadhead Memorial Park at Needham, AL

This is a small park that is located at the community of Needham, AL in Choctaw County. It is proof that a park need not be large or elaborate to be a real pleasure. The park is built around the old Walter Wilson gristmill which was the center of life in Needham for decades during […]

More Info

Bladon Springs State Park at Bladon Springs, AL

Bladon Springs State Park is a 367-acre Alabama State Park at Bladon Springs, AL that is centered around four mineral springs. Park facilities include campsites, shelters, tables, and grills. This property, originally owned by John Bladon, was referred to as Bladon Springs because of mineral springs located on it. James Conner opened the property to […]

More Info

Ford House at Pushmataha, AL (built ca. 1850, listed on the Alabama Register.)

This two story house was built circa 1850 using hand-hewn 12-inch boards put together with pegs. The house was moved back about 30 feet from the highway in 1994 and remodeled by Marilyn Felts. During remodeling, modern conveniences were added to the house while still retaining its original charm. This house is a contributing property […]

More Info