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'''1819'''--Covington County was created from Lawrence and Wayne Counties as Bainbridge County. It was named Covington in 1824.  The county seat is Collins.
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'''1819'''--Covington County was created from Lawrence and Wayne Counties as Bainbridge County. It was named Covington in 1824.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Collins <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 14:16, 7 October 2008

 United States  > Mississippi > Covington County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1819--Covington County was created from Lawrence and Wayne Counties as Bainbridge County. It was named Covington in 1824.  County seat:  Collins [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some records were lost in 1904.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog.

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).