The independent city of Covington is located in the state of Virginia. It covers a total area of 15.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, construction, chemicals, apparel, information technology, freight forwarding, hotel, insurance, metal fabrication, oil and lubrication, real estate and telecommunication, contributing to the economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by youth organization centers, tourist information centers, recreation centers, resale shops, parks, and hardware stores.