Easily transformed into a Civil War village, a 1950s town or a modern day city, Covington’s scenic locations, moderate temperatures, airport accessibility and community support have become a real draw for filmmakers and visitors from around the world. Known as the original Hollywood of the South™ Covington and Newton County have been portrayed as Mystic Falls, VA, for The Vampire Diaries, Hazzard County for The Dukes of Hazzard, Sparta, MS for In the Heat of the Night and various locations for over 60 film productions. For more information, visit https://www.gocovington.com/Tourism.