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Welcome to Fort Covington ...

The Town of Fort Covington is located in Franklin County<1>.

The location of Fort Covington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Fort Covington: Ft. Covington

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Fort Covington has a population of 1,604 people<3> (see below for details).

Fort Covington is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Fort Covington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Fort Covington: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Covington had an population of 1,604 people. This is a decrease of 4.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fort Covington had a population of 1,676 people. This makes Fort Covington the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,676 people, the population of Fort Covington increased 1.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,645 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Covington.

Communities near Fort Covington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Covington.

  • Cornwall
  • Malone [Franklin County]
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    • Malone [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Fort Covington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,103 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
  • Massena [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Massena [Saint Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Fort Covington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Massena [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Massena [Saint Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Fort Covington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massena<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Malone [Franklin County]
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      • Malone [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fort Covington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,621 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malone<6>
    • Moira [Franklin County]
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      • Moira [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Fort Covington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,749 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Saint Anicet
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      • Saint Anicet lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Covington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Anicet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
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    • Huntingdon
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      • Huntingdon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Covington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
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    • Brasher [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Brasher [Saint Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Fort Covington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,347 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brasher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bangor [Franklin County]
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      • Bangor [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Fort Covington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,249 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bangor

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Covington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Covington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Covington. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fort Covington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Covington. See our Newspapers Page for Fort Covington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Covington ...

Looking for more information about Fort Covington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fort Covington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Covington.

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The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort Covington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Covington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Covington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Covington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort CovingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Covington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9487, Longitude: -74.4913       In this case, the coordinates for Fort Covington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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