Covada, Washington

Covada is an unincorporated community in Ferry County, in the U.S. state of Washington.[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office called Covada was established in 1905, and remained in operation until 1954.[2] The name is an acronym of several nearby mines, namely Columbia, Orin, Verin, Ada, Dora, and Alice.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Covada, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 58.

Coordinates: 48°13′14″N 118°12′32″W / 48.22056°N 118.20889°W / 48.22056; -118.20889