Covington County

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Covington

Covington County is named for Leonard Covington, who was a general from Maryland.

 

Created:  December 17, 1821

County Seat:

Andalusia  1821 – present

 

County Courthouse – Andalusia

 

Location:  100 Courthouse Square / Three Notch Street

Built:  1916 – 1917

Style:  Beaux Arts and Italianate

Architect:  Frank Lockwood

Contractor:  Frederick Ausfeld

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story gray colored stone structure. The  south front has a portico supported by six high columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. On the pediment is a stone crest. Behind the portico is a high rectangular section. A projecting cornice runs below the roof line.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1896 to 1897. The bell from the old courthouse is located on the present courthouse grounds.
See:  National Register of Historic Places – Covington County Courthouse and Jail District

 

Courthouses: 

N  Butler County and Crenshaw County

E – Coffee County and Geneva County

S – Walton County, Florida and Okaloosa County, Florida

W – Escambia County and Conecuh County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009