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Covington is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The latitude of Covington is 47.348N. The longitude is -122.113W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 381 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,294.
Following the arrival of the railroad, the area quickly became a popular lumbering area.
The community incorporated in 1997.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Covington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98042 ZIP code.
18% of Covington residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $22,230, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Covington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Covington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $829. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,336.
Libraries in Covington include Covington Library ... View libraries
King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Covington political report.
The average commute time for Covington workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Covington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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