Come See the Historical Architecture in Covington, Georgia

Architecture Do you love to look at different architectural structures? All the buildings of Covington, Georgia have unique architectural structure. This is what gives us our historic look. Not only the architecture, but also the set-up of the town is typical of historic southern towns.

Town square is the heart of the Covington community. It is lined with civic buildings, like the courthouse and city hall. Many shops accompany these structures on the square. However, the best part of the historic square is the beautiful trees that line the square. They provide a beautiful contrast to the urbanity of the stores.

Most of the buildings in Covington, Georgia can be categorized as a civic building, a commercial building, or a house.

While we have many different architectural styles of houses in Covington, the houses do share a common factor- they give the streets personality.

Most houses show the styles of the nineteenth century. These include Greek revival, Gothic, Italianate, Queen Anne, Beaux-arts, Colonial Revival, and Bungalow. While this may not sound southern, it’s important to remember the spirit of the neighborhood’s stick to their southern roots- antebellum.

Some houses in Covington can be described as Vernacular style. This means they do not have one of the pre-described styles above, however, they are still constructed within local Covington traditions.

If you’re traveling through Georgia and want to see a bit of architectural history, come visit us in Covington, Georgia. The amount of historic housing we have will astound you, and you will be able to spend a day checking out the many architectural styles we have.

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