The New International Encyclopædia/Covington (Georgia)
COVINGTON, kŭv′ĭng-t𝑜n. A city and the county-seat of Newton County, Ga., 40 miles east-southeast of Atlanta; on the Georgia and the Central of Georgia railroads (Map: Georgia, C 2). It contains a female college, and is the commercial centre of a cotton-growing and dairying region. Population, in 1890, 1823; in 1900, 2062.