General Law city
Incorporated: August 14, 1901
City Hall: 125 E College St, Covina, California 91723
Population (2020 Census): 51,268 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 21.0%
Population Density (2020 Census): 7,286.5 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 17,473
Persons Per Housing Unit: 2.9
Land Area: 7.04 square miles (18.22 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.01 square miles (0.03 square kilometers)
Total Area: 7.05 square miles (18.26 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 34.090475 -117.882143
Possibly named by founder Joseph Samuel Phillips for a cove of vines. Applied to a subdivision of Rancho La Puente in the late 1880’s.
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