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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 2019, Covington has a population of 5,622 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Covington.
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
The area code for Covington: (504)
Websites for Covington ...
Official Website: www.covington.va.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Covington had an population of 5,622 people. This is a decrease of 5.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Covington had a population of 5,961 people.
The population of Covington represents 0.07% of the total 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 (which had a count of 6,303 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Covington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Covington.
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 Covington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Covington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of 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 Covington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Covington. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Covington.
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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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: 27 Apr 2022