Covington County Mississippi Land & Property For Sale
Covington County, placed in the south-central location of Mississippi was formed in January 5, 1819 and was originally called Bainbridge County. It was soon renamed in honor of General Leonard Covington, U.S. Army officer and Congressman who was killed in the War of 1812.
The county has a total area of 415 square miles, of which 414 square miles is land and 1 square mile (0.28%) is water. The 2014 census recorded 19,568 residents in the county.
Neighboring counties are Smith County (north), Jones County (east), Forrest County (southeast), Lamar County (south), Jefferson Davis County (west), and Simpson County (northwest).
Communities in the county include Collins, the county seat, Mount Olive, Seminary, Dry Creek, Eminence, Hopewell, Leaf River, Lone Star, Lux, Okahay, Ora, Rock Hill, Salem, Sanford, Sunset, and Williamsburg.
Covington County has many visitor attractions and recreational sites including: the Okatoma River, Mitchell Farms, and Grand Paradise Water Park. The Okatoma River carves a winding path through Covington County as people from all over the Southeast travel to the county to canoe and kayak a portion of the river as it runs through three towns, and eventually emptying into the Bouie River just south of the county line. The Okatoma Outdoor Post and Seminary Canoe Rental both provide canoe to kayak rentals, as well as lodging on the river. The Okatoma has consistently been ranked among the best rafting sites in the South.
Covington County Mississippi Hunting Land
Mitchell Farms is located just east of Collins; Mitchell Farms is one of the top agri-tourism destinations in South, Mississippi. Families and school groups alike travel to Collins each year to tour the farm and enjoy, rustic cabins, farm buildings, and other family oriented features. Nevertheless, the Mississippi Peanut Festival in Collins, MS is held annually in October, attracting several thousand people from around the South.
Walley Properties, LLC has many remarkable timberland and recreational properties for sale in Stone County.