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Covington in Newton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

City Hall

 
 
City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 12, 2011
1. City Hall Marker
Inscription. In 1958, the school building, so well loved by so many, was demolished and replaced by long needed municipal building. It housed the administrative offices, the fire department, the police department and jail. In 1996, the building was refurbished to accommodate the City of Covington Police Department. All other functions of city government had been relocated.
 
Erected 1996 by Newton County Historical Society Landmark Committee. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Location. 33° 35.75′ N, 83° 51.433′ W. Marker is in Covington, Georgia, in Newton County. Marker is on College Avenue SE 0 miles east of Oak Street SE, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located in a park, 50 feet off the road in a group of rocks. Marker is in this post office area: Covington GA 30014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Female College (here, next to this marker); Covington City School (here, next to this marker); Lucius Q. C. Lamar (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); To The Confederate Dead of Newton County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Covington Square
City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 12, 2011
2. City Hall Marker
The marker is the right-most of the three markers. The Police Department building is just visible in the distance.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Newton County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Dead & Hospitals (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Capture of Covington (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Categories. Government
 
City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 12, 2011
3. City Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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