Located in St. Tammany Parish, the city of Covington is home to approximately 9,686 Louisiana residents. This charming community has 6.80 square miles of land area. When you consider the land area and the current population, this area has a low population density of 1,425 people per square mile.
Nestled where the Bogue Falaya and the Tchefuncte River meet, Covington maintains its small town charm while it celebrates the strong connections within the community. Residents understand the importance of the past. They are dedicated to preserving historic homes and landmarks. Without sacrificing growth due to modern technology, the city has managed to strike a balance between the past and present as they look toward the future.
In order to promote social ties within the community, the residents hold a number of special events each year. The Fuhrmann Auditorium hosts a number of live music and theatrical events. Recent events included A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, Late Nite Catechism, and An Evening with Danny Kayne. They present Charles Dickens story A Christmas Carol during the holiday season.
A focal point for the area is the Covington Trailhead. This is the beginning of the 31-mile trail, Tammany Trace, that winds its way through Covington, Abita Springs, Lacombe, Mandeville, and Slidell. Covington Trailhead is a hub of activities and includes restrooms, water fountains, a grassy area for seating, a marketplace, a clock tower, and an amphitheater. Residents can visit the museum or take in a movie while visiting the old styled rail station.
There are several parks in the community that are enjoyed by residents year-round. Of course, this is made possible by the amazing weather. The average high temperature is 83% in August. The average low temperature is 53% in January. Residents can breathe easily knowing that the air quality in Covington is 43% better than the nation’s average.
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