Fort Covington, Franklin County, New York

Fort Covington: Town in Franklin County, New York, United States


Fort Covington is a town located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,676 and a population density of 46 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,598 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Fort Covington

Population : 1,598 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 12937
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 36.73 km2
Altitude : 187 feet / 57 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:07:42 (1st June 2023)
Density : 44 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.88% (2010-2020)
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Fort Covington is located at 44°59'21"N 74°29'41"W (44.9892100, -74.4946400).

Fort Covington map


According to census records, the population of Fort Covington decreased by 4.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,676 - census
2011 1,667 -0.54% estimation process
2012 1,667 0% estimation process
2013 1,652 -0.91% estimation process
2014 1,642 -0.61% estimation process
2015 1,628 -0.86% estimation process
2016 1,625 -0.18% estimation process
2017 1,622 -0.18% estimation process
2018 1,611 -0.68% estimation process
2019 1,599 -0.75% estimation process
2020 1,598 -0.06% estimation process

Fort Covington zip code is 12937. County name: Franklin, County fips: 36033

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People born in Fort Covington (2)

People born in Fort Covington, including academic administrator John Martin Thomas, New York politician Guy W. Cheney, .


Schools in Fort Covington

College & universities near Fort Covington, NY

Code Name City ZIP
196200 SUNY College at Potsdam Potsdam (NY) 13676-2294
190044 Clarkson University Potsdam (NY) 13699

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Covington, NY

Code Name Address Type
LPD Lake Placid, New York 1 Mirror Lake Drive BUS
RSP Rouses Point station Delaware and Pratt Sts. RAIL
PLB Plattsburgh station Bridge and Dock Sts. RAIL
PRK Port Kent station Hwy 373 & Back Rd RAIL
SAB St. Albans station 40 Federal Street RAIL

Post offices near Fort Covington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fort Covington Post Office Fort Covington (NY) 12937
Bombay Post Office Bombay (NY) 12914
Hogansburg Post Office Hogansburg (NY) 13655
Constabl Post Office Constable (NY) 12926
Brushton Post Office Brushton (NY) 12916

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , NY.

City Name Population Title
Malone 14,103 Town in New York, United States
Harrietstown 5,423 Town of the United States
Saranac Lake 5,193 Village in New York
Tupper Lake 3,431 Village in New York, USA
Moira 2,749 Human settlement in Franklin County, New York, United States of America
Bangor 2,249 Town in the state of New York, USA
Westville 1,816 Town in New York, United States
Constable 1,576 Town in New York
Burke 1,484 Town in Franklin County, New York, United States
Bombay 1,282 Town in New York, United States
Chateaugay 1,068 Town in New York, United States
Dickinson 798 Town of the United States
Earlville 796 Human settlement in New York, United States of America
Brushton 430 Village in Franklin County, NY
Santa Clara 335 Village in New York

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Covington distances to largest New York cities