Covington is a small city located in the Parish of St. Tammany. It also serves as the Parish seat of Tammany. Covington is located just at the fork of river Tchefuncte and Bogue Falaya. It is a part of Metairie- New Orleans KMSA. It occupies a total area of about 21.3 sq. kms and is located at an elevated height of about 27 ft. from the ground level. Tourism is an important part of the local economic activity.