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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Courthouse (Starkville, Mississippi) by courthouselover, via Flickr Oktibbeha is a Native American word meaning either bloody water (because of a battle fought on the banks) or possibly icy creek.

Lauderdale County Courthouse Detail (Florence, Alabama) by courthouselover, via Flickr Lauderdale County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Colonel James Lauderdale, of Tennessee

Hendricks County Courthouse (Danville, Indiana) by courthouselover, via Flickr The County was named for Indiana Governor William Hendricks, who was serving at the time the County was formed.