Covington History Covington Community & Lake in Missouri



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Official Geographical Location:

36 degrees 6-26 min North 89 degrees 52-40 West

Geographical Description:

Off Route 55, north west of Steele & north east of Rives, Elevation: 257 feet. An unincorporated community situated in Virginia Township in Pemiscot County, Missouri



The Covington Lake can be found on the Harwood USGS quad topographical map. It is a reservoir in Vernon County in the state of Missouri. The latitude and longitude coordinates for this reservoir are 37.8750, -94.1552 and the altitude is 833 feet (254 meters).

Pemiscot County, Missouri - Wikipedia

Anyone interested in fishing Covington Lake should consult with local guides and resources before heading out to fish.


A post office called Covington was established in 1877, and remained in operation until 1912. The community was named after the original owner of the site.


The township of Virginia had a total population of 441 living in 225 homes as at June 2020


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