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Time Zone: Covington County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Andalusia is the Seat for Covington County.

Covington County was founded in 1821 and was created by taking area from HenryCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Covington had a population of 36,678 people. This is a decrease of 2.53% since the last Census (which gave a population of 37,631 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Covington represented 0.85% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 33rd most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201037,765+0.36%+2.96% since 2009
200936,678-2.53% 
200836,646-2.62%-0.43% since 2007
200736,804-2.2% 
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200037,631The Last Census

More information can be found on the Covington County Census Page for Covington County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Covington County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Covington County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Andalusia   8,8638,7940.78% increase  
Opp   6,5246,6071.26% decrease  
Florala   1,8691,9644.84% decrease  
Babbie   6246270.48% decrease  
River Falls   6066161.62% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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