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Covington is a city in Tipton County, in the Memphis metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community is believed named for Gen. Leonard Wales Covington, officer in the War of 1812
The latitude of Covington is 35.564N. The longitude is -89.646W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 335 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,001.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Covington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tipton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Memphis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38019 ZIP code.
5% of Covington residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Covington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Covington was $14,293, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Covington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Covington include South Main Street Historic District (Covington) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Covington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $744.
Libraries in Covington include Tipton County Public Library ... View libraries
Tipton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Covington political report.
The average commute time for Covington workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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