New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Thursday, April 27, 2017
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1816 The town of Covington is Chartered


The town of Covington, previously called Wharton, is granted a charter March
11, 1816, and named in honor of General Leonard A. Covington, war hero of
1812.
Source: http://www.enlou.com/time/year1816.htm
1907 map is  from an advertising cover from the Saint Tammany Banking Co., &
Savings Bank