Covington County, Alabama

Covington County: County in Alabama, United States


Covington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,765 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 36,930 inhabitants. Its county seat is Andalusia. The county was created 200 years ago in 1821.

Quick Facts about Covington County

Population : 36,930 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Covington, Covington County
Plate code : 23
Area : 2704 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : Leonard Covington
Altitude : 240 feet / 73 meters
Capital : Andalusia
Establishment : December 12, 1821
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:21:39 (30th November 2022)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.26% (2010-2020)
Covington County locator map
Location of Covington County on Alabama map.
Alabama-Covington County Courthouse image
Alabama-Covington County Courthouse
Alabama-Covington County Courthouse image


Covington County is located at 31°14'55"N 86°27'5"W (31.2484900, -86.4512500). It has 8 neighbors: Butler County, Coffee County, Conecuh County, Crenshaw County, Escambia County, Geneva County, Okaloosa County and Walton County.

Covington County map

The largest city of Covington County is Fairfield with a population of 10,457. Other cities include, Andalusia population 8,677, Opp population 6,313 and Florala population 1,891. See all Covington County cities & populated places.

Covington County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Covington County.

City Name Population Title
Fairfield 10,457 City in Alabama, United States
Andalusia 8,677 City in Covington County, Alabama, USA
Opp 6,313 City in Covington County, Alabama, United States
Florala 1,891 City in Covington County, Alabama, United States
Babbie 599 Town in Covington County, Alabama, USA
River Falls 528 Town in Covington County, Alabama
Lockhart 497 Town
Carolina 294 Town of the United States
Sanford 259 Town in Covington County, Alabama, United States
Heath 252 Town in Alabama, USA
Horn Hill 227 Town
Gantt 214 Town
Onycha 180 Town
Libertyville 110 Town

Covington County has 8 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Covington County decreased by 2.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 37,765 - census
2011 38,020 0.67% estimation process
2012 37,805 -0.57% estimation process
2013 37,814 0.02% estimation process
2014 37,760 -0.14% estimation process
2015 37,556 -0.54% estimation process
2016 37,382 -0.47% estimation process
2017 37,062 -0.86% estimation process
2018 36,953 -0.29% estimation process
2019 37,049 0.26% estimation process
2020 36,930 -0.32% estimation process

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People born in Covington County (2)

People born in Covington County, including retired USAF brigadier general, WWII pilot and author James U. Cross, football player Eugene Caton, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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