Newton County (107)

Historic Markers Across Georgia

 

Newton County was created on Feb. 24, 1821.

The county seat is in Covington, GA.,
and the county is 279.2 Square Miles in area.



  Click here to visit the Newton county home page.

  FIPS Code: 13217

  Information about Newton County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Newton County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Newton County.

 

There are 42 Historic Markers in Newton County.

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  Small triangular park on Ga 36, south part of Covington WM6W5X    P*

Brick Store - 1822   -   NCHS 1
  Located on the old brick store, 12931 Hwy 278, Covington, GA WM73QN    P*

Cedar Shoals - Porterdale - 1821   -   NCHS 11
  16 Main Street - Porterdale WM73QM    P*

City Hall - 1958-1996   -   NCHS 17
  Located in the park on College Avenue between Oak Street and Davis Street, Covington, GA WM73Q6    P*

Confederate Dead and Hospitals   -   GHM 107-6
  Confederate Cemetery, Conyers and Davis Sts, Covington WM6W66    P*

Covington City School - 1889-1949   -   NCHS 17
  Located in the park on College Avenue between Oak Street and Davis Street, Covington, GA WM73QB    P*

Davis at the Yellow River   -   GHM 107-5
  I-20 East access road at Harold Dobb Road, W of Yellow River   

Dinah Pace Orphanage School - 1884-1935 --
  -   NCHS 15
     

Dr. James Thomas Gibson   -   NCHS 21
  On Kinnet Rd (Hwy 212) south of W shore drive. WM75HT    P*

Factory Shoals - 1820   -   NCHS 6
  450 Newton Factory Bridge Road - in the park WM73RQ    P*

Flint Hill Academy - 1850-1924   -   NCHS 5
        

Gaither Plantation --
  -   NCHS 24
        

Garrard's Cavalry Raid   -   GHM 107-3
  US 278 in Covington WM6W4N    P*

Harris Springs - Gaithers --
  -   NCHS 22
  At the Gaither Plantation on Myrtle Creek Farm Rd.      

Harris Springs Church - 1822-1985 --
  -   NCHS 3
  44 Harris Springs Church Road      

Hightower Trail (i-ta-wa) --
  -   NCHS 18
  NE coner of Gum Creek and Hightower Trail      

Kitty's Cottage - 1842   -   NCHS 20
  Behind Old Church on Wesley Street at Fletcher Street in Oxford, GA. WM73PZ    P*

Lucius Q. C. Lamar   -   WPA 12 G-6
  Floyd St just west of Church/Pace St, Covington WM6W5B    P*

Mansfield School - 1908   -   NCHS 4
  45 East 3rd Avenue - Mansfield WM75HY    P*

Mansfield's Famous Southpaw   -   GHM 107-10
  Ga 11 south of RR tracks in Mansfield WM27H4    P*

Newborn   -   NCHS 12
  Hwy 142 southeast of town, Newborn, GA. WM73QK    P*

Newton County   -   GHM 107-1
  Square opposite courthouse, Covington, GA P*

Newton County 4-H Program   -   NCHS 8
  Intersection of Hwy 36 and Hwy 162 WM73X6    P*

Newton County Academy / The Male Academy - 1822   -   NCHS 13
  On Academy Springs Circle, in the park at the spring, Covington, GA. WM73QH    P*

Newton County Jail - 1901-1983   -   NCHS 7
  1177 Hunter Street - Covington      

Old Church - 1841   -   NCHS 19
  at Old Church on Wesley Street at Fletcher Street in Oxford, GA. WM73Q4    P*

Old Emory Church   -   WPA 
  at Old Church on Wesley Street at Fletcher Street in Oxford, GA. WM73XB    P*

Old Starrsville Store   -   NCHS 10
  On County Rout 213 at the intersection with Dixie Rd, Starrsville, GA. WM6XK0    P*

Red Oak Church   -   GHM 107-2
  At church, Ga 36 .8 mile north of Ga 212 junction WM6W6X    P*

Salem Campground - 1828   -   NCHS 2
  3940 Salem Road WM75J4    P*

Sherman at Harris' Quarters   -   GHM 107-8
  US 278 at Ga 142 east of Covington WM6W6C    P*

Snapping Shoals - 1821   -   NCHS 14
  Intersection of Hwy 81 and Hwy 212 WM73QE    P*

Stage Coach Cross Roads - 1733 -- 1933   -   DAR 
  located behind the Old Brick Store, 12931 Hwy 278, Covington, GA WM73XC    P*

The Capture of Covington   -   GHS 107-1
  at Newton County Chamber of Commerce, 2100 Washington Street, Covington WM6W5M    P*

The Depot - 1855-1985   -   NCHS 9
  4122 Emory Street NW - Covington   

The Female College - 1833-1889   -   NCHS 16
  Located in the park on College Avenue between Oak Street and Davis Street, Covington, GA WM73QC    P*

The March to the Sea   -   GHM 107-7
  US 278 in Covington WM6W4Q    P*

The Stoneman Raid   -   GHM 107-4
  US 278 in Covington WM6W4P    P*

Town of Oxford and Emory College   -   GHM 107-9
  at intersection of W. Pierce and Whatcoat Streets in Oxford (on brick pedestal) WM6W56    P*

Town of Oxford, Georgia Historic Shrine of the United Methodist Church (side 1)   -   UMC 16
  at the Fire Station/City Hall in Oxford WM6W4Z    P*

Town of Oxford, Georgia Historic Shrine of the United Methodist Church (side 2)   -   UMC 16
  at the Fire Station/City Hall in Oxford WM6W4Z    P*

Washington Street School   -   NCHS 23
  School St, Covington, GA. WM75J2    P*

 

M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

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