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In Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,520 dedicated residents who already call Covington their home.

Covington is a young city that successfully balances retail business, a family-friendly environment, easy access to healthcare, and open communication with city leaders. Our active residents also enjoy many city sponsored events that promote public involvement and community pride.

Living in Covington connects you by major thoroughfares to the mountains and the Sound without having to compromise on small town character. We are a city that is looking ahead to ensure the improvement and vitality of transportation, parks and recreation, the downtown vision, housing options and continued access to city council and staff.

We welcome conversations with our residents. Please contact us through the Covington Connections link on our city website, by phone at (253) 480-2400, or via email at with questions, problems or suggestions or attend one of our bimonthly City Council meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.



Posted On : Saturday, February 13, 2016

No Youth Basketball Practices the week of President's Break (Feb. 15-19)
Games will still be played on Feb. 20

Ordinance No. 06-2016 Passed at Feb. 9 City Council Meeting
Posted On : Thursday, February 11, 2016

An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Covington, Washington, to extend the moratorium on the establishment, location, operation, licensing, maintenance, or continuation of medical marijuana dispensaries, production facilities, processing facilities, collective gardens, and related businesses within the City of Covington until July 1, 2016; providing for a public hearing on the moratorium; adopting findings of fact supporting the moratorium adopted by Ordinance Nos. 08-11, 12-12, 01-13, 07-13, 05-14, 10-14;  02-15, and 06-15, and providing for severability.