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Collins in Covington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Covington County Courthouse

 
 
Covington County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 27, 2019
1. Covington County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1907 after the county seat moved from Williamsburg, this building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

Covington County was formed by an act of the State Legislature on January 5, 1819, and signed into law by Governor David Holmes on February 5, 1819, as the fifteenth county of the state.
 
Erected 2019 by The Covington County Board of County Commissioners and the Covington County Genealogical & Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 31° 38.622′ N, 89° 33.418′ W. Marker is in Collins, Mississippi, in Covington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 184) and South Elm Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Elm Avenue, Collins MS 39428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Covington County War Memorial (within
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shouting distance of this marker); PFC Mack A. Jordan (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Gerald McRaney (approx. 0.3 miles away); Courthouse Square at Williamsburg (approx. 3.6 miles away); Zion Seminary (approx. 6.2 miles away); Watkins Museum (approx. 14.9 miles away); John Crowe Ransom (approx. 15.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Collins.
 
Covington County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 27, 2019
2. Covington County Courthouse and Marker
Covington County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 27, 2019
3. Covington County Courthouse and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 27, 2023