Georgia Film

The Vampire Diaries

"The Vampire Diaries" is a supernatural drama television series that is based on the book series of the same name. It first aired in 2009, telling of the small-town life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev), a recently orphaned teenage girl. Set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Va., she soon meets and falls in love with Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley) and his brother Damon (Ian Somerhalder), both vampires. Covington, Ga., has served as the show’s primary filming location since the first season.