Covington, 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 202 years ago in 1821.

Covington locator map
Location of Covington on Georgia map.

Quick Facts about Covington

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 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:29:30 (14th July 2024)
Density : 347 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.81% (2010-2020)
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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People born in Covington (25)

People born in Covington, including crime writer Karin Slaughter, Confederate Army general George T. Anderson, blues musician Curley Weaver, .

List

  • 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)

  • Covington , Kentucky The county seat of Kenton County, Kentucky. It is located on the Ohio River in the northern part of the state. Covington is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Covington Historical Society and the Covington Museum. with a population of 40,314 people.
  • Covington , Washington city in Washington, United States with a population of 21,581 people.
  • Covington , Louisiana city in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States with a population of 10,560 people.
  • Covington , Tennessee city in Tipton County, Tennessee, United States with a population of 8,810 people.
  • Covington , Virginia independent city in Virginia, United States with a population of 5,639 people.
  • Covington , Ohio village in Miami County, Ohio with a population of 2,718 people.
  • Covington , Indiana city in Fountain County, Indiana, United States with a population of 2,540 people.
  • Covington , New York human settlement in Wyoming County, New York, United States of America with a population of 1,192 people.
  • Covington , Pennsylvania township in Tioga County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,011 people.
  • Covington , Oklahoma human settlement in Garfield County, Oklahoma, United States of America with a population of 533 people.
  • Covington , Michigan human settlement in Michigan, United States of America with a population of 432 people.
  • Covington , Illinois township in Washington County, Illinois with a population of 389 people.
  • Covington , Texas City in Hill County, Texas, United States with a population of 283 people.

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