Covington City of Covington, Virginia

Covington: Independent city in Virginia, United States

About

Covington is a city located in the county of City of Covington in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,961 and a population density of 406 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,639 inhabitants.

Covington Quick Facts

Population : 5,639 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Covington
Different from : Covington County, Covington County
Postal code : 24426
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 14.69 km2
Named for : Leonard Covington
Altitude : 1,250 feet / 381 meters
Capital city : Covington is capital of Alleghany County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:33:30 (27th November 2021)
Density : 384 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.71% (2010-2020)
Covington locator map
Location of Covington on Virginia map.
Covington  Va - Main Street image
Covington Va - Main Street
Covington  Va - Main Street image

Geography

Covington is located at 37°47'36"N 79°59'38"W (37.7934600, -79.9939500).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Covington decreased by 5.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,961 - census
2011 5,914 -0.79% estimation process
2012 5,842 -1.23% estimation process
2013 5,827 -0.26% estimation process
2014 5,772 -0.95% estimation process
2015 5,663 -1.92% estimation process
2016 5,637 -0.46% estimation process
2017 5,576 -1.09% estimation process
2018 5,578 0.04% estimation process
2019 5,538 -0.72% estimation process
2020 5,639 1.79% estimation process

Covington zip code is 24426. County name: Alleghany, County fips: 51005

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Local Places in Covington

1 Covington Public Works
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Address: 150 S Maple Ave, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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2 Fire Department
Rating: 3 (2)

Address: 435 W Hawthorne St, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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3 Covington City Treasurer's Office
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 333 W Locust St, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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4 Covington Voting Registration Office

Address: 1011 N Rockbridge Ave # A, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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5 Covington Building Official

Address: 333 W Locust St, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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6 Covington City Commissioner-Revenue

Address: 333 W Locust St, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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7 Covington City Hall

Address: 333 W Locust St, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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Covington City Hall
8 Covington City Clerk

Address: 333 W Locust St, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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9 Covington Central Accounting

Address: 333 W Locust St, Covington, VA 24426 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Covington (16)

People born in Covington, including politician William W. Rucker, basketball player Bimbo Coles, politician William Chapman Revercomb, you can see a list of people who born in Covington.

Schools in Covington

College & universities near Covington, VA

Code Name City ZIP
231873 Dabney S Lancaster Community College Clifton Forge (VA) 24422-1000

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Covington, VA

Code Name Address Type
CLF Clifton Forge 400 Ridgeway Street RAIL
WSS White Sulphur Springs 315 West Main Street RAIL
RNK Roanoke 710 Williamson Road NE BUS
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
BLK Blacksburg, VA 291 Alumni Mall -- Transit Concourse BUS

Post offices near Covington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Covington Post Office Covington (VA) 24426

Other places with the same name (14)

Distance to Other Cities

Covington distances to largest Virginia cities