Covington

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.

 

Geography

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.

 

Education

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.

 

Private education

Grace Christian Academy

Montessori School of Covington

Providence Christian School

Peachtree Academy

Covington Academy

Woodlees Christian Academy

Higher education

Dekalb Technical College - Covington Campus

Georgia Perimeter College - Newton County Campus

Emory University - Oxford Campus

 

Tourism events

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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