Covington is a warm, friendly Georgia walk-able community with culturally diverse roots that date back to the early 1800s. Southern heritage and hospitality, coupled with long-standing forward thinking local government leadership and community planning makes Covington, Georgia the ideal place to live, work or visit. Being the county seat and the largest of the 5 cities in Newton County, a majority of retail is within the city limits. Residents of Covington, Georgia enjoy quiet residential areas with a mix of housing types, local parades, frequent concerts in the park and community wide special events that attract an international audience. Dubbed “Hollywood of the South”, Covington or at least parts of it have been viewed through the mediums of television and feature films across the country and around the world. If you enjoy Georgia walk-able communities and modern amenities, Covington is your place to call home.