POPULATION: 9,038 (2010)
Covington is the heart of the county and has a vibrant shopping community. It all starts in the Historic Court Square with a wide variety of shops and boutiques. The Court Square hosts the annual Tipton County Heritage Day Festival on the fourth Saturday in September, Dickens on the Square in December and the Chocolate Tour on the second Saturday in February. In May and June, bring your lawn chair and join the Covington-Tipton County Chamberfor Music on the Square.