Covington is a city in Newton County, Georgia. Its population as of 2012 is 13,347. The growth of population from 2000 is +15.6%. The city is the county seat of Newton County. It is thirty-five miles southeast of Atlanta.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.9 square miles (36 km2), of which 13.8 square miles (36 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.72%) is water.
Newton County School District
The Newton County School District holds pre-school to grade twelve, and consists of fourteen elementary schools, five middle schools, three high schools, an elementary theme school, and a charter school.The district has 853 full-time teachers and over 20,681 students.
Grace Christian Academy
Montessori School of Covington
Providence Christian School
Woodlees Christian Academy
Dekalb Technical College - Covington Campus
Georgia Perimeter College - Newton County Campus
Emory University - Oxford Campus
Gaither's Plantation hosts a Fall Festival every year.
The Satsuki Garden Club conducts tours of historic houses in Covington every other Christmas.
The Vampire Diaries, Mystic Falls Tours
In film and television Covington has been featured in numerous TV shows and movies since the 1970s; the city's nickname is "Hollywood South.”
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