Mississippi Covington County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Covington County, Mississippi. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Mississippi Covington County.

Street Address: 102 Willow Street, Seminary, MS 39479
Phone Number: (601) 722-9041 Covington N/A N/A

Street Address: 102 South Fifth Street, MT. Olive, MS 39119
Phone Number: (601) 797-4955 Covington N/A N/A

Street Address: 403 South Fir Avenue, Collins, MS 39428
Phone Number: (601) 765-8582 Covington N/A N/A

Overview of Covington County, Mississippi

Covington County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 19,407. Its county seat is Collins.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,075 km² (415 mi²). 1,072 km² (414 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.28% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 19,407 people, 7,126 households, and 5,280 families residing in the county. The population density is 18/km² (47/mi²). There are 8,083 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 63.42% White, 35.61% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,126 households out of which 36.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.50% are married couples living together, 17.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.90% are non-families. 23.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.68 and the average family size is 3.16.

In the county the population is spread out with 28.80% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 92.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,669, and the median income for a family is $31,264. Males have a median income of $26,611 versus $18,371 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,506. 23.50% of the population and 18.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.60% of those under the age of 18 and 20.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Covington County, Mississippi has the following cities and towns:

  • Collins
  • Mount Olive
  • Seminary

Map of Covington County Mississippi