Covington County


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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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Charles Forrest Andrews, was born in Annis' parents' home in the Don't community in Covington County.
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Ashley McKathan is a circuit court judge in Covington County, Alabama, and presides from the bench at the county courthouse in Andalusia.
Covington County Presiding Circuit Court Judge Ashley McKathan began wearing his Commandments robe to court in early December.
The program began in the Fall of 1998 with teachers in Covington County.
Major organization : BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF COVINGTON COUNTY
Its area was almost identical to the original limits of Covington County, and it was created by an act of the legislature.
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14 (1813) Brigadier General Leonard Covington, the man for whom Covington County was named, died from wounds received in a charge against the British at the Battle of Chrysler's Field in Canada.
On 10 March 2014, The Florala City Council approved plans to have city attorney Wes Laird draw up a contract for a mutual aid agreement between the city, the Town of Lockhart and Covington County.