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Covington
Covington
Indiana
3 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 3 ratings
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Covington is a city in and the county seat of Fountain County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,645 at the 2010 census.

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Our schools are the center of our community, we have great support for all school activities. We are also the County seat and have the courthouse in the center of our downtown area. Covington holds several parades and community activities each year and we have a city park that has been updated and renovated with a new playground, pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, frisbee golf, and many pavilions, several little league baseball and softball diamonds. We have a Senior Center, an 18 hole Golf Course, Bowling Alley, Grocery and Pharmacy store as well as several restaurants including; Subway, County Market, Casey's, and other bars, hair salons, banks, credit unions, auto stores, several churches and more.........All of our businesses are community friendly to all age groups.
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The community is very welcoming with over 35 stores located on our downtown square, which is also the County seat of Fountain County, Indiana. The nearest hospital is 15 minutes away but we do have clinics in our town and doctors offices. Covington High School is at the center of our community, we support and promote our schools as safe, drug free, and high in school spirit. There are homes and rental units available in Covington, we have a Nursing Home facility, and new housing additions are being built. We have one grocery store (County Market), 5 gas stations, a CVS, Subway, Chinese Restaurant, Laundromat, Appliance store, Post office, 3 Banks, 2 Credit Unions, coffee shops, antiques shops, salons, a beautiful City Park, and a Golf Course located just on the edge of town by the interstate. Covington has a volunteer attitude and is a great place to live and raise a family.
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The community is very welcoming with over 35 stores located on our downtown square, which is also the County seat of Fountain County, Indiana. The nearest hospital is 15 minutes away but we do have clinics in our town and doctors offices. Covington High School is at the center of our community, we support and promote our schools as safe, drug free, and high in school spirit. There are homes and rental units available in Covington, we have a Nursing Home facility, and new housing additions are being built. We have one grocery store (County Market), 5 gas stations, a CVS, Subway, Chinese Restaurant, Laundromat, Appliance store, Post office, 3 Banks, 2 Credit Unions, coffee shops, antiques shops, salons, a beautiful City Park, and a Golf Course located just on the edge of town by the interstate. Covington has a volunteer attitude and is a great place to live and raise a family.

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How did Indiana earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Indiana has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Indiana does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Indiana has an effective property tax rate of 0.87%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Indiana earned its state tax grade of C.

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