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Welcome to Covington ...
The location of Covington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Covington refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Covingtonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Covington has a population of 5,531 people<3> (see below for details).
The city of Covington is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Covington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Covington is within the boundaries of the (504) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Covington had a population of 5,961 people.
The population of Covington represents 0.07% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,961 people, the population of Covington decreased 5.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,303 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Covington had an population of 5,531 people. This is a decrease of 7.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.25% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Covington.
Communities near Covington ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Covington and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Covington.
Communities Also Named Covington ...
While we believe that this Covington is located in , we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Covington. Those communities are located in the following : Alleghany and Goochland County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 28 communities that are also named Covington - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Covington.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Covington:
Websites for Covington ...
Official Website: www.covington.va.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Covington ...
Looking for more information about 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Covington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Covington.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Covington: www.covington.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019