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Covington County, Alabama

1 Court Sq County Courthouse
Andalusia, AL 36420
Phone: (334) 428-2540
Fax: (334) 428-2575

On south-central border of AL; organized Dec 7, 1821 from Henry County. Name Origin: For Leonard Wales Covington (1768-1813), MD-born legislator and army officer

Area (sq mi):: 1043.86 (land 1033.82; water 10.05) Population per square mile: 35.80
Population 2005: 37,003 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 3.20% Population 2000: 37,631 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 12.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,365; median household $26,336; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,496-$23,656
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Covington County, Mississippi

PO Box 1679
Collins, MS 39428
Phone: (601) 765-4242
Fax: (601) 765-5016

In south-central MS, west of Laurel; organized Feb 5, 1819 from Lawrence and Wayne counties. Name Origin: For Leonard Wales Covington (1768-1813), general in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 414.94 (land 413.79; water 1.15) Population per square mile: 49.00
Population 2005: 20,273 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 17.40% Population 2000: 19,407 (White 63.10%; Black or African American 35.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 33.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,506; median household $26,669; Population below poverty level: 23.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,571-$18,596
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 29.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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