County Owns Cov­ing­ton Square

The Covington News - - Local News -

The pub­lic square in the City of Cov­ing­ton is the prop­erty of New­ton County al­though the city has taken care of keep­ing the park clean for many years. Find­ings re­ported by Ballard and Thig­pen, city at­tor­neys, “Ac­cord­ing to New­ton County Records since 1821, the down­town area of the City of Cov­ing­ton is com­posed of Land Lot 254 of New­ton County, and said Land Lot was deeded to the In­fe­rior Court of New­ton County by one Leonard Fretwell April 2, 1822.”

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