Covington is a city in King County, Washington, United States. Covington was officially incorporated as a city on August 31, 1997. In 2006, new Covington downtown businesses included a new Wal-Mart, a Kohls, a Carl's Jr, an Applebees. 2008 brought the newly opened Red Robin, Cutter's Point, and Home Depot in the new shopping center next to Jenkins Creek Elementary School. Fast growth is expected to continue in the area due to the continued widening and modifications done on State Route 18. New businesses arriving in 2008 include a Costco behind the Fred Meyer.
Covington is a great place to live, work, shop and play! Covington is close to the Puget Sound with views of Mount Rainier. As a young city, incorporated in 1997, Covington is proud of its family-oriented, small-town character and diverse commercial opportunities. Covington is committed to being a city where the residents, businesses and civic leaders partner together to maintain a strong sense of peace and community.