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Top Employers in Covington, TN

The largest employers in Covington, TN range from food makers to educators.

By Livability.com on February 12, 2016

Charms Blow Pops

Businesses in Covington, TN find strong support from the community and a workforce-ready labor pool. The economy in Covington is largely tied to manufacturing and small businesses, but the city’s hospitals and colleges provide additional job prospects. Among the biggest entrepreneurial success stories in Covington are Rose Construction, a family-owned business that started in 1953, and Phil Ramsey Photography, which opened in 1994. Tootsie Roll Industries makes millions of Charms Blow Pops and other candy each year at a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Covington. The city is also home to Barlow Funeral Home, the oldest continually operating African-American-owned funeral home in the country.

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Here’s a look at the top employers in Covington.


Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton

Tipton County Schools

City of Covington

Tootsie Roll Industries 



Dyersburg State Community College

Mueller Fittings

Rose Construction

US Cold Storage

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