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Burge Farm
(added 2000 - Newton County - #00000467)
Also known as Burge-Bolton House
Roughly bounded by GA 142, Cook Rd., Morehouse Rd. and Sewell Rd. , Newborn
(6033 acres, 23 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morehouse, Merritt J.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Covington Historic District
(added 1998 - Newton County - #98000969)
Also known as See Also:Floyd Street Historic District and Newton County Co
Roughly Covington City S of US 278 , Covington
(7000 acres, 601 buildings, 5 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bruce and Morgan, Golucke, J.W., and Company, et al.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Commerce, Black, Transportation, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Business, Clinic, Department Store, Financial Institution, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Health Care
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Medical Business/Office, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Covington Mills and Mill Village Historic District
(added 2000 - Newton County - #00000370)
Roughly bounded by Wheat, Collins and Lott Sts. and, to the norht, the Covington Mills pond and Creek , Covington
(600 acres, 102 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Department Store, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Floyd Street Historic District
(added 1974 - Newton County - #74000699)
Floyd St. from Elm to W of Sockwell St. , Covington
(300 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wood,Cary, Et al.
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Newborn Historic District
(added 1998 - Newton County - #98000970)
Roughly the entire city limits of Newborn City , Newborn
(1750 acres, 78 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Education, Commerce, Agriculture, Transportation, Architecture, Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Post Office, School, Single Dwelling, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Rail-Related, School, Single Dwelling, Warehouse

North Covington Historic District
(added 2000 - Newton County - #00000526)
Also known as Midway
N. Emory and Odum Sts. and Georgia (CSX) Railroad , Covington
(320 acres, 46 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Warehouse

Oxford Historic District
(added 1975 - Newton County - #75000603)
Also known as See Also:Orna Villa
College and residential district centered around Wesley St. , Oxford
(1460 acres, 23 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thomas,Edward Lloyd
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling

Porterdale Historic District
(added 2001 - Newton County - #01000974)
Roughly the city limits of Porterdale north of Elm St. , Porterdale
(5250 acres, 496 buildings, 8 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Social History, Black
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Health Care, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Energy Facility, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility

Salem Camp Ground
(added 1998 - Newton County - #98000175)
Also known as Salem Camp Meeting
3940 Salem Rd. , Covington
(634 acres, 28 buildings, 5 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Religion, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Other, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Religious Structure
Current Function: Government, Other, Religion
Current Sub-function: Fire Station, Religious Structure

Starrsville Historic District
(added 1998 - Newton County - #98000715)
Also known as Old and New Starrsville Historic District
Jct. GA 213, Old Starsville and Dixie Rds. , Starrsville
(17200 acres, 49 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Black, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Storage




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