Covington Kenton County, Kentucky

Covington: City in Kentucky, United States

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Covington is a city located in the county of Kenton in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 40,640 and a population density of 1,140 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 40,341 inhabitants.

The city was created 206 years ago in 1814.


Covington is located at 39°5'1"N 84°30'31"W (39.0836700, -84.5085500).

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Covington Quick Facts

Population : 40,341 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Kenton County
Phone Area Codes : 859
Area : 35.64 km2
Altitude : 509 feet / 155 meters
Capital city : Covington is capital of Kenton County
Establishment : January 01, 1815 (206 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:29:52 (1st August 2021)
Postal code : 41011
Density : 1,132 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.74% (2010-2019)
Weather : 84℉ Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Covington decreased by 0.74% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 40,640 - census
2011 40,470 -0.42% estimation process
2012 40,592 0.3% estimation process
2013 40,860 0.66% estimation process
2014 40,776 -0.21% estimation process
2015 40,750 -0.06% estimation process
2016 40,655 -0.23% estimation process
2017 40,518 -0.34% estimation process
2018 40,421 -0.24% estimation process
2019 40,341 -0.2% estimation process

Covington zip code is 41011. County name: Kenton, County fips: 21117

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People born in Covington (115)

People born in Covington, including cinematographer Robert L. Surtees, rock musician Adrian Belew, artist Frank Duveneck, you can see a list of people who born in Covington.


College & universities near Covington

Code Name City ZIP
442976 Brighton Center's Center for Employment Training Newport (KY) 41071-1968
201016 Antonelli College-Cincinnati Cincinnati (OH) 45202
201061 Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati (OH) 45202-1706
367103 Interactive College of Technology-Newport Newport (KY) 41071
201821 The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences Cincinnati (OH) 45219-2989

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Covington

Code Name Address Type
CIN Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal 1301 Western Ave. RAIL
CIG Cincinnati, OH 1005 Gilbert Avenue BUS
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL
COI Connersville station 1012 Eastern Avenue RAIL

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Other cities in Kenton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kenton County , KY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Independence 28,521 City in Kentucky
Erlanger 19,246 City in Kentucky, United States
Edgewood 8,759 City in Kentucky, United States
Elsmere 8,595 Town in Delaware
Fort Mitchell 8,241 City in Kentucky
Villa Hills 7,461 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Taylor Mill 6,802 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fort Wright 5,745 City in Kentucky, United States
Ludlow 4,504 City in Kentucky
Crescent Springs 4,058 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Crestview Hills 3,343 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Park Hills 2,984 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Lakeside Park 2,762 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Ryland Heights 1,077 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Bromley 809 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States
Kenton Vale 108 6th-class city in Kenton County, Kentucky, in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Covington distances to largest Kentucky cities

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