Covington (Independent City), Virginia

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United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Alleghany County Gotoarrow.png Covington (Independent City)

Guide to Covington, Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Covington, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1952
Website http://www.covington.va.us/

County Information

Description

The City of Covington is located in the Southwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named in honor of General Leonard Covington, the outstanding and courageous hero of the War of 1812[1].

Courthouse

Covington Courthouse

For additional records, see Alleghany County.

History

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Parent County

1952--Covington was created in 1952 from Alleghany County. [2]

Websites

References

  1. http://www.covington.va.us/about-covington/history/
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).