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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Covington, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Covington and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Covington:
    • 41.744796, -77.077190
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Covington
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Covington ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Covington.

Within Pennsylvania, the name Covington is unique.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another 28 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Lauderdale County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Covington [Lauderdale County].
    • Arkansas
      • Calhoun County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Covington [Calhoun County].
    • Florida
      • Taylor County
      • This Covington is located in Taylor County and lies 876 miles [1,409.8 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Taylor County community of Covington.
    • Georgia
      • Newton County
      • This Covington is located in Newton County and lies 673 miles [1,083.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newton County community of Covington.
    • Illinois
      • Washington County
      • This Covington is located in Washington County and lies 690 miles [1,110.4 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Covington.
      • Wayne County
      • This Covington is located in Wayne County and lies 645 miles [1,038 km] to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Covington.
    • Indiana
      • Fountain County
      • This Covington is located in Fountain County and lies 548 miles [881.9 km]<2> to the west of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fountain County community of Covington.
    • Iowa
      • Linn County
      • This Covington is located in Linn County and lies 754 miles [1,213.4 km]<2> to the west of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Covington.
    • Kansas
      • Riley County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Covington [Riley County].
      • Saline County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Covington [Saline County].
      • Smith County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Covington [Smith County].
    • Kentucky
      • Kenton County
      • This Covington is located in Kenton County and lies 433 miles [696.8 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kenton County community of Covington.
    • Louisiana
      • Saint Tammany Parish
      • This Covington is located in Saint Tammany Parish and lies 1,062 miles [1,709.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saint Tammany Parish community of Covington.
    • Michigan
      • Baraga County
      • This Covington is located in Baraga County and lies 656 miles [1,055.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baraga County community of Covington.
    • Missouri
      • Pemiscot County
      • This Covington is located in Pemiscot County and lies 788 miles [1,268.2 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pemiscot County community of Covington.
    • Nebraska
      • Dakota County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nebraska community of Covington [Dakota County].
    • New York
      • Wyoming County
      • This Covington is located in Wyoming County and lies 90 miles [144.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming County community of Covington.
    • North Carolina
      • Caswell County
      • This Covington is located in Caswell County and lies 385 miles [619.6 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Caswell County community of Covington.
      • Richmond County
      • This Covington is located in Richmond County and lies 480 miles [772.5 km] to the south southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Covington.
    • Ohio
      • Miami County
      • This Covington is located in Miami County and lies 395 miles [635.7 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami County community of Covington.
    • Oklahoma
      • Garfield County
      • This Covington is located in Garfield County and lies 1,159 miles [1,865.2 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Garfield County community of Covington.
    • South Carolina
      • Marlboro County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Covington [Marlboro County].
    • Tennessee
      • Tipton County
      • This Covington is located in Tipton County and lies 799 miles [1,285.9 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tipton County community of Covington.
    • Texas
      • Hill County
      • This Covington is located in Hill County and lies 1,289 miles [2,074.4 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hill County community of Covington.
    • Virginia
      • Alleghany County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Covington [Alleghany County].
      • Covington City
      • This Covington is located in Covington City and lies 313 miles [503.7 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington City community of Covington.
      • Goochland County
      • This Covington is located in Goochland County and lies 284 miles [457.1 km] to the south of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Goochland County community of Covington.
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This Covington is located in King County and lies 2,217 miles [3,567.9 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Covington that is located in Tioga County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Covington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Covington ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Cherry Flats [Tioga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Flats
    • Cherry Flats [Tioga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Covington
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Flats
  • Kellytown [Tioga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kellytown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellytown
    • Kellytown [Tioga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Covington
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellytown
  • Lambs Creek [Tioga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lambs Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lambs Creek
    • Lambs Creek [Tioga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Covington
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lambs Creek
  • Mainesburg [Tioga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mainesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mainesburg
    • Mainesburg [Tioga County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Covington
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mainesburg
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maple Hill [Tioga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Hill
      • Maple Hill [Tioga County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Covington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Hill
    • Painter Run [Tioga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Painter Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Painter Run
      • Painter Run [Tioga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Covington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Painter Run
    • Paisley [Tioga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paisley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paisley
      • Paisley [Tioga County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Covington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paisley
    • Roseville [Tioga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
      • Roseville [Tioga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Covington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
    • Roundtop [Tioga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roundtop have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roundtop
      • Roundtop [Tioga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Covington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roundtop
    • Union Center [Tioga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Center have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Center
      • Union Center [Tioga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Covington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Center

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Covington. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Richard Bakalyan     (Actor)
    • Aurora 'Lola' Baldwin     (One of the first policewomen in the United States)
      • One of the first policewomen in the United States. She was born in Elmira (New York) on in 1860 and died on Saturday June 22, 1957. She is buried at River View Cemetery (Multnomah County, Oregon).
      • Elmira is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Aurora 'Lola' Baldwin<5>
    • Carlyle Blackwell     (Actor, director)
      • Actor, director. He was born in Troy (Pennsylvania) on Sunday January 20, 1884 and died in Miami (Florida) on Friday June 17, 1955 at the age of 71. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York).
      • Troy is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carlyle Blackwell<5>
    • Walter Allen 'Heavy' Blair     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Landrus (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 13, 1883 and died in Lewisburg (Pennsylvania) on Friday August 20, 1948 at the age of 64. He is buried at Lewisburg Cemetery (Union County, Pennsylvania).
      • Landrus is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Allen 'Heavy' Blair<5>
    • Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens     (Married to Samuel Clemens ('Mark Twain'))
      • Married to Samuel Clemens ('Mark Twain'). She was born in Elmira (New York) on Thursday November 27, 1845 and died in Florence (Italy) on Sunday June 5, 1904 at the age of 58. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
      • Elmira is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens<5>
    • Robert A. 'Bob, the Hig' Higgins     (Professional football)
    • Anna Campbell Palmer     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Elmira (New York) on Friday February 3, 1854 and died in Elmira (New York) on Monday June 18, 1928 at the age of 74. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
      • Elmira is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Covington.
      • Elmira is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anna Campbell Palmer<5>
    • Hal Roach     (Producer, director)
      • Producer, director. He was born in Elmira (New York) on Thursday January 14, 1892 and died in Bel Air (California) on Monday November 2, 1992 at the age of 100. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
      • Elmira is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Roach<5>
    • Clara Langdon Clemens Samossoud     (Vocalist, author)
      • Vocalist, author. She was born in Elmira (New York) on Monday June 8, 1874 and died in San Diego (California) on Monday November 19, 1962 at the age of 88. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
      • Elmira is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clara Langdon Clemens Samossoud<5>
    • William Henry White     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Caton (New York) on Wednesday October 11, 1854 and died in Muskoka (Ontario) on Thursday August 31, 1911 at the age of 56. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Erie County, New York).
      • Caton is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Covington.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Henry White<5>

How Far From Covington to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Covington to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Covington and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Wellsboro, which is the Seat of Tioga County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west. If you could walk a straight line from Covington to Wellsboro, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 101 miles [162.5 km] to the south (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 196 miles [315.4 km] to the south (S). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,779 miles [9,300.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,496 miles [10,454.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,371 miles [7,034.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Covington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Covington could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Covington) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Covington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7448, Longitude: -77.0772       In this case, the coordinates for Covington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Covington, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Covington to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.699 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.668 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.587 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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