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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.

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.

Franklin County, Washington Courthouse by djcn0te, via Flickr It was named for Benjamin Franklin.