Covina CA is a city on the eastern part of Los Angeles County. The city is about twenty miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
The Covina Valley Unified School District operates the schools in the city. The Covina, Fairvalley, Northview, and South Hills High Schools are major entities in the city. Nearly 1,300 people are employed by the school district, thus making it the largest employer in the city. The Citrus Valley Medical Center is another entity that has more than a thousand employers in the city of Covina.
Other major employers in the city include Bert’s Mega Mall, Wal-Mart, Ikea, and Pall Medical. Many of the top employers are on Azuza Avenue or Route 39. Bert’s Mega Mall has become one of the most popular distinct spaces in the city, as it is a large showroom and maintenance center for motorcycles, dirt bikes, ATVs, and watercraft.
The Eastland Center is around the southern end of Covina. The area is home to the retailers and dining spaces.
Azuza Pacific University and Citrus College can be found around the northern end of Covina. The Santa Fe Dam and Recreation Area is located closer to the western part of the city.
The city of Covina is to the east of West Covina and Baldwin Park and is west of San Dimas. The San Bernardino Freeway or I-10 is on the southern end of the city, linking people to Los Angeles to the west and Ontario to the east. The city also has a stop on the San Bernardino Line of the Metrolink system.
Covina has a population of about 48,000. The city’s population has been relatively consistent since the 1990s, although much of the growth in the area took place in the 1960s. The city experiences dry and hot summers and mild winters with more rain appearance during that part of the year.
Covina CA was formed in 1882 on a space that was once controlled by a Mexican land grant. The city was named for how the San Gabriel Mountains in the area created a natural cove near the vineyards. The city was incorporated in 1901 and featured citrus groves that would be replaced with residential homes in the 1940s.
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