Cleveland County Courthouse
Cleveland County Courthouse
|Location||Main and Magnolia, Rison, Arkansas|
|NRHP reference #||77000248|
|Added to NRHP||April 11, 1977|
The Cleveland County Courthouse in Rison, Arkansas was built in 1911. Located at Main and Magnolia Streets, it is a two-story brick structure measuring 100 feet (30 m) by 70 feet (21 m), and topped by a hipped tile roof. A square central tower rises 20 feet (6.1 m) above the roof, and includes a four-faced clock, with louvered arches below the clock, and an arched cornice above, topped by an octagonal cupola.
Rison is a city in and the county seat of Cleveland County, Arkansas, United States. Its population was 1,344 at the 2010 U.S. census. It is included in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
The Cleveland County Clerk's Building is a modest one story wood frame structure now located on the Cleveland County fairgrounds in Rison, Arkansas. Measuring 20 feet (6.1 m) wide and 32 feet (9.8 m) long, it was built in 1902 at a location near the present site of the county courthouse. It served as the office of the county clerk until about 1911, when the courthouse was completed. It was then rented to the local sheriff for personal use, and from 1921 to 1940 housed an office of the local agricultural extension service.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Cleveland County, Arkansas.
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