Covington Newton County, Georgia

Covington: City and the county seat of Newton County, Georgia, United States

About

Covington is a city located in the county of Newton in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,118 and a population density of 316 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,386 inhabitants.

The city was created 199 years ago in 1821.

Covington Quick Facts

Population : 14,386 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Newton County
Postal code : 30014–30016
Area : 41.5 km2
Altitude : 741 feet / 226 meters
Capital city : Covington is capital of Newton County
Establishment : January 01, 1822 (199 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:24:04 (2nd December 2021)
Density : 347 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.81% (2010-2020)
Covington locator map
Location of Covington on Georgia map.
Newton County Georgia Courthouse image
Newton County Georgia Courthouse
Newton County Georgia Courthouse image

Geography

Covington is located at 33°35'48"N 83°51'37"W (33.5967800, -83.8601800).

Covington map

Demographics

The population of Covington increased by 8.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,118 - census
2011 13,199 0.61% estimation process
2012 13,270 0.54% estimation process
2013 13,352 0.61% estimation process
2014 13,589 1.74% estimation process
2015 13,776 1.36% estimation process
2016 13,838 0.45% estimation process
2017 14,021 1.31% estimation process
2018 14,010 -0.08% estimation process
2019 14,206 1.38% estimation process
2020 14,386 1.25% estimation process

Covington zip code is 30014. County name: Newton, County fips: 13217

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Local Places in Covington

1 City of Covington Hall
Rating: 4 (23)

Address: 2194 Emory St NW, Covington, GA 30014 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Covington (25)

People born in Covington, including crime writer Karin Slaughter, Confederate Army general George T. Anderson, blues musician Curley Weaver, you can see a list of people who born in Covington.

  • George Adams (musician) he was born in 29/04/1940
  • Leonidas F. Livingston (American politician (1832-1912)) he was born in 03/04/1832
  • Mike Benton (American basketball player) he was born in 08/04/1980
  • Collin McHugh (American professional baseball pitcher) he was born in 19/06/1987
  • Dale Carter (All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive back, cornerback) he was born in 28/11/1969
  • Donald Corley (American writer) he was born in 08/06/1886
  • Dudley Williams (American physicist) he was born in 12/04/1912
  • Ellia English (American actress) she was born in 26/03/1960
  • Jake Reed (American football player) he was born in 28/09/1967
  • James P. Simms (Confederate States Army brigadier general) he was born in 16/01/1837
  • Steadman Vincent Sanford (American academic and administrator) he was born in 24/08/1871
  • Luke Allen (American baseball player) he was born in 04/08/1978
  • Akeem Hunt (American football player) he was born in 22/02/1993
  • Lizzie Wilkerson (American artist) she was born in 01/01/1895
  • Sheldon Rankins (American-football player (1994-)) he was born in 02/04/1994
  • Stephen Croone (American basketball player (1994-)) he was born in 19/07/1994
  • David Grier Martin he was born in 11/11/1910
  • Ruby Hightower (mathematician) she was born in 01/01/1880

Schools in Covington

College & universities near Covington, GA

Code Name City ZIP
487092 Emory University-Oxford College Oxford (GA) 30054

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Covington, GA

Code Name Address Type
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL

Post offices near Covington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Covington Post Office Covington (GA) 30014

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Newton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Newton County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Oxford 2,337 City in Newton County, Georgia, United States
Porterdale 1,475 City in Newton County, Georgia, United States of America
Newborn 791 Town in Newton County, Georgia, United States
Mansfield 447 Human settlement in Newton County, Georgia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Covington distances to largest Georgia cities