African-American Cemeteries in Newton County, Georgia


Historically African-American Cemeteries in Newton County include:

  • Covington City Cemetery. The historically African American section was sometimes called the Covington "Colored Cemetery" (also called the "Old Cemetery") from East street to Legion branch.
  • Westside Cemetery. Covington, (Once called the "New Cemetery", see the Deed books in the city Hall
  • Flat Shoals Cemetery (Hwy 162)
  • Gaithers Cemetery
  • Graves cemetery, off of 278.
  • Johnson Cemetery
  • Macedonia Church Cemetery
  • Montgomery Cemetery .(east Newton Co.)
  • Lackey Cemetery Lackey Rd. off Hwy 36
  • Liberty Cemetery , Poterdale,Ga Hwy. 162 & Hwy 81.
  • Oxford cemetery. (primarily the northern and western sections)
  • Union Spring Baptist Church (Rutledge/Adsboro, Morgan County) Contains: Goss family plot



Other Cemeteries in the region:




For more information about the African-American Historical Association of Newton County, or to share information about the county's African-American history, please contact the association president Mr. Forrest Sawyer, Jr. (770) 788-0792. forrestsawyer1@gmail.com