Community Guide

Covington, OH

Community Information

Introduction

The village of Covington in Miami County has 2,500 residents. It was incorporated in 1835 and was first known as Fort Rowdy in 1793.

Summary

The center of the village has a charming “downtown” district that reminds one of Mayberry USA! One finds older farm homes as well as historic-style homes along the SR 478.

Transportation

The villages is located along State Roue 48, US Route 36 amd State Route 41. The closet interstate is I-75.

Hospitals

Wilson Memorial Hospital is located in Sydney. Upper Valley Medical Center is located in Troy.

Shopping

The central district in Covington features specialty shops and restaurants located in a historical setting.

Recreation

Greenville Falls and the Covington Community Park along the Stillwater River are available those who enjoy being outdoors. The Fort Rowdy Museum preserves the heritage of the area from by gone dats when Mad Anthony Wayne’s rowdy troops camped there while fighting in the Indian Wars. There is an annual Fort Rowdt Gathering each October.