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The population of Covington is approximately 43,370 (2000), 40640 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 20,448 (2000), 17033 (2010).

The amount of land area in Covington is 34.265 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.368 sq kilometers.
The distance from Covington to Washington DC is 425 miles. The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 61 miles. (as the crow flies)
Covington is positioned 39.03 degrees north of the equator and 84.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Covington location: in northern Kentucky, across the river from Cincinatti, Ohio.

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Covington history:

During the 1700's, this area was known as The Point and also as Kennedy's Ferry. The town was created in 1815 and was named for a general, Leonard Wales Covington, who was killed in the War of 1812. During the 1800s, many new residents came to the area with many immigrants from Germany and Holland. Across the river, neighboring Cincinnati was also growing larger during the same time.
The incorporation date of Covington: 1815

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Covington attractions:

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road, in Devou Park
Phone: 859-491-4003

Carroll Chimes Bell Tower
Located on in Main Strasse Village this is a 43 bell carillon in a German Gothic clock tower, named for former Kentucky governor Julian Carroll. On the hour, the bells chime and mechanical figures move onto a balcony to act out the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. In April through December the tower is illuminated after dark.
6th and Philadelphia
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-655-4159

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Modeled after Notre Dame in Paris. The basilica has 82 stained glass windows, including what is reputedly the largest stained-glass church window in the world. Four large murals on canvas painted by Covington native Frank Duveneck also are on display.
1140 Madison Ave.
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-431-2060

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