Williamsburgh, the seat of justice of Covington County, had a population of one hundred and twenty-four in 1890.
It is located about in the geographical center of the county, and though it has no railway facilities as yet, has a good local trade. Its bar is able, and its business men are enterprising and successful.
Mount Carmel and Jaynesville are trading points in this county.
Source: Biographical and Historical Memories of Mississippi, Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891