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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Earlier this year, Siemens embarked on a project to replace the gas turbine section (V84.2) at PowerSouth's McWilliams power plant in Covington County, Alabama with a newer, more efficient section that is providing numerous benefits.
Charles Forrest Andrews, was born in Annis' parents' home in the Don't community in Covington County. Located eight miles southeast of Collins, the community was settled in the early 1800s by former soldiers who had fought in the American Revolution.
Clearwater, FL, March 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Covington County Vo-Tech has chosen the B-60 Biodiesel processor as a hands-on educational tool to show students how to produce renewable energy.
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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. TSU Distance Learning and the Department of Education helped teachers begin the admissions process and distributed information in order to familiarize teachers with the program.
AR 42 4 Covington County Bank Collins, MS 40 5 Community Bank of Mississippi Forest, MS 28 6 BancorpSouth Bank Tupelo, MS 23 7 The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia Philadelphia, MS 21 8 Peoples Bank Mendenhall, MS 17 9 Community Bank, Coast Biloxi, MS 13 10 Community Bank Ellisvlile, MS 13 State Rank Bank Avg Loan Avg Int 1 Trustmark National Bank $73,896 5.8% 2 BankPlus $435,777 6.2% 3 First Financial Bank $293,874 5.8% 4 Covington County Bank $66,495 6.5% 5 Community Bank of Mississippi $129,450 5.5% 6 BancorpSouth Bank $291,535 5.3% 7 The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia $233.338 6.4% 8 Peoples Bank $377,359 6.7% 9 Community Bank, Coast $115,008 5.7% 10 Community Bank $374,169 5.1% From www.sbalenders.com
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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