Covington County, Alabama

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Covington County, Alabama, is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Brigadier General Leonard Covington of Maryland. As of 2000 the population was 37,631. Its county seat is Andalusia.

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History

  • Covington County was established on December 17, 1821.
  • The county was declared a disaster area in September 1979 due to damage from Hurricane Frederic and again in October 1995 due to Hurricane Opal.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,044 square miles (2,703.9 km2), of which 1,034 square miles (2,678.0 km2) is land and 10 square miles (25.9 km2) (0.96%) is water.

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