Covington County, Alabama Genealogy Guide2016-07-08T17:36:38+00:00

Covington County, Alabama Records

Covington County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 17, 1821 from Henry County. Its boundaries were rearranged in 1824, 1841 and 1868. In 1868 Aug., the name was changed to Jones County, though the original name was restored in Oct 1868. Covington county was named in honor of Brig. Gen. Leonard Wailes Covington, a soldier in the War of 1812 (Maryland).

Covington County is bordered by Butler County (north), Crenshaw County (north), Coffee County (east), Geneva County (east), Walton County, Florida (southeast), Okaloosa County, Florida (southwest), Escambia County (west), Conecuh County (west)

Covington County Cities and Towns include Andalusia, Babbie, Carolina, Florala, Gantt, Heath, Horn Hill, Libertyville, Lockhart, Onycha, Opp, Red Level, River Falls, Sanford.

A Map of Covington County, Alabama contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Alabama maps at MapGeeks.org

Covington County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Covington County, Alabama Courthouse
Covington County, AL Courthouse

The Covington County Courthouse is located in Andalusia, Alabama. The County Seat was first established at Montezuma, later named Covington. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1895.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Covington county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

Covington County, Alabama Census Records

Covington County, Alabama Vital Records

Covington County, Alabama Resources

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