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(kŭv`ĭngtən), city (1990 pop. 43,264), seat of Kenton co., N central Ky., at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers; inc. 1815. It is an industrial center, connected by bridges with Cincinnati across the Ohio and Newport across the Licking. Its plants make metal, paper, and plastic products; automotive parts; sheet metal; lumber; processed foods; and machinery. A ferry and a tavern were established there c.1801, and the city was first settled in 1812. Among its points of interest are the suspension bridge to Cincinnati (designed by J. A. Roebling); Devou Park, with a museum of natural history; Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption; the tiny Monte Casino chapel; the Garden of Hope; and the Carneal House (1815). Frank DuveneckDuveneck, Frank
, 1848–1919, American portrait and genre painter and teacher, b. Covington, Ky., studied in Cincinnati and in Munich. In 1875 he showed a group of his canvases in Boston, where they created a sensation because of their bold brushwork, rich color, and
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 was born in Covington, and the city has a museum devoted to his paintings. The artist and naturalist Daniel Carter BeardBeard, Daniel Carter,
1850–1941, American illustrator and naturalist, b. Cincinnati, Ohio, studied at the Art Students League, New York City. He illustrated many books (among them the first edition of Mark Twain's Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court
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 was also born (and lived) in Covington. Thomas More College is in nearby Crestview Hills. The greater Cincinnati airport is also in the area.

Covington (Independent City), Virginia

333 W Locust St
Covington, VA 24426
Phone: (540) 965-6300
Fax: (540) 965-6303

In south-central VA, north of Roanoke. Established 1818; incorporated as a town in 1833, as a city in 1953. Serves as county seat for Alleghany County. Name Origin: For Peter Covington, an early settler

Area (sq mi):: 5.67 (land 5.67; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 1094.40
Population 2005: 6,205 State rank: 129 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 -9.80% Population 2000: 6,303 (White 83.60%; Black or African American 13.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,758; median household $30,325; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,387-$23,950
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 77.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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