Covington County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Covington County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 18,340 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Collins.[2]

Covington County
Covington County Courthouse
Covington County Courthouse
Map of Mississippi highlighting Covington County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°38′N 89°33′W / 31.63°N 89.55°W / 31.63; -89.55
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forLeonard Covington
Largest cityCollins
 • Total415 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Land414 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0.3%
 • Total18,340
 • Density44/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd


  1. "QuickFacts: Covington County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.