Covina, CA

Overview

Roughly halfway between Los Angeles and San Bernardino on I-10, Covina is a quiet suburban community that enjoys a low crime rate, lush greenery everywhere, and convenient access to the larger urban centers of the region. Downtown LA is just an hour away by car or 40 minutes by rail via the Covina Metrolink station. Those who choose an apartment in Covina will have access to several options for outdoor recreation, including Raging Waters water park and Via Verde Country Club to the east and the rugged San Gabriel Mountains due north. Other southern California staples like Disneyland and the Pacific beaches are close at hand as well.

2 Neighborhoods in Covina, CA

  • Charter Oak

    Situated 26 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, Charter Oak is a quiet suburban getaway set against the majestic San Gabriel Mountains. Though much of this unincorporated neighborhood has been annexed by neighboring cities Glendora and Covina, Charter Oak maintains strong community ties. Residents enjoy an ethnically diverse set of neighbors, and the community's peaceful residential atmosphere and affordable housing have attracted a large population of families looking for a safe environment in which to raise their kids.

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  • Covina-Valley

    Sitting about 23 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, Covina, CA, sits in the San Gabriel Valley. Incorporated in 1901, the city gets its name from the cove-shaped valley in which it sits and the vineyards it once contained. Known for orange and grapefruit harvesting during the first half of the 20th century, the city now offers mainly single-family housing and apartment complexes. The City of Covina goes by the slogan, “One Mile Square and All There,” earning the motto as a result of its small size when it was first established. Today, its size sits at approximately 7 square miles.

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