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Covington is a city in Kenton County, in the Cincinnati metro area.
Covington is in the Bluegrass region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after War of 1812 Gen. Leonard Covington
The latitude of Covington is 39.083N. The longitude is -84.508W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 509 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 42,687.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Covington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kenton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cincinnati area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41014 ZIP code.
27% of Covington residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $16,841, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Covington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Covington include Austinberg Historic District, Covington Downtown Commercial Historic District, Helentown Historic District, Riverside Drive Historic District, West Side-Main Strasse Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Covington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.
Libraries in Covington include Kenton County Public Library District ... View libraries
Newspapers in Covington include Kentucky Post
TV stations in Covington include WCVN.
Kenton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Covington political report.
Covington restaurants taking online reservations include Mike Fink ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Covington workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 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 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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