Mississippi State Geologist Report, 1854: This report details the agricultural and
geological landscape of the counties around Covington.
Covington County's Early Jurors: Do you recognize any of these men? Check out this
photo of the County's earliest jurors at Collins in 1906. Also, find a listing of jurors serving in 1847, after the Williamsburg Courthouse burned.
Adventures In Mexico: This 1860 letter from General Cornelius McLaurin, of Covington
County, to J.F.H. Claiborne, a Mississippi historian, is an insightful look at the occurrences of a small group of
Covington County men that traveled to Mexico in the winter of 1847 and attached themselves to the command of General
Quitman prior to the attack of Vera Cruz.
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- Mississippi The Heart of the South (MSGenWeb)
This site includes an excellent historical description of the county. You can also find descriptions for other MS counties as well.
Covington County Community Profile (VillageProfile.com)
This site includes a brief historical description, but includes more on the county in present day. Visit to find out more
about the major cities, festivals, education, shopping, business directory, etc.
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