Downtown Covington has become a vibrant downtown, which is a source of pride for the community. It has a unique blend of shopping and dining experiences that delight residents and visitors alike. Downtown's beautiful historical buildings are centered on the green oasis of the Square Park, where on many occasions wonderful concerts and community events take place throughout the year. Downtown Covington was named one of the Prettiest Small Towns in Georgia by Southern Living Magazine in 2017, and it was voted Best Town Square in Atlanta by the readers of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2018. Referred to as "The Hollywood of the South," Downtown Covington has remained a gorgeous backdrop for over 100 films and television shows to date like "The Vampire Diaries," "In the Heat of the Night," "Dukes of Hazzard" and many more.