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The Newton County Magistrate Court's jurisdiction covers the following:

  • Civil Claims up to $15,000
  • Dispossessories (Landlord/Tenant)
  • Garnishments
  • Foreclosures
  • Issuance of Criminal Arrest Warrants
  • Commitment Hearings
  • Prosecution of Misdemeanor Deposit Account Fraud (Bad Checks)
  • Prosecution of County Ordinance Violations



Contact Us

Magistrate Court of Newton County

1132 Usher Street, Room 149

Covington, Georgia 30014

Phone: 770.784.2050

Fax: 770.784.2145