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James River Ranger District, VA is a forest located in Alleghany County at N37.78651° W79.98089° (NAD83). This is the nearest place in the USGS place names database to the center of the map view below.  Look below the map view for a list of other places and locations that are visible within this map view.  If you need to locate a landmark or feature, you can search for its location on our Find Places page.  If you need to locate a specific USGS topographic map, try our Find Maps page.

USGS Map Name:  Covington, VA    Map MRC: 37079G8
Map Center:  N37.78651°  W79.98089°    Datum: NAD83    Zoom: 4m/pixel

Places Within This Map View:
Place Type Coordinates (click to center)
James River Ranger DistrictForestN37.78651° W79.98089°
Watson High SchoolSchoolN37.78985° W79.98450°
Jeter - Watson Intermediate SchoolSchoolN37.79018° W79.98473°
Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurchN37.78735° W79.98617°
Church of GodChurchN37.78929° W79.98561°
East Covington SchoolSchoolN37.78679° W79.98645°
Pine Street Baptist ChurchChurchN37.78957° W79.98756°
Trinity Baptist ChurchChurchN37.78790° W79.98950°
First Christian ChurchChurchN37.78901° W79.99006°
First Methodist ChurchChurchN37.78790° W79.99034°
City of CovingtonCivilN37.77862° W79.98676°
Pilgrim Holiness ChurchChurchN37.79263° W79.98867°
FairlawnPopulated PlaceN37.77624° W79.98200°
Epworth Methodist ChurchChurchN37.78929° W79.99145°
Covington High SchoolSchoolN37.78384° W79.99201°
Church of GodChurchN37.77957° W79.99006°
Calvary Baptist ChurchChurchN37.79290° W79.99061°
First Baptist ChurchChurchN37.78651° W79.99311°
Cedar Hill CemeteryCemeteryN37.77373° W79.98283°
Altamont ChurchChurchN37.78513° W79.96728°
Jones Memorial Branch LibraryBuildingN37.78818° W79.99450°
First Church of the NazareneChurchN37.79679° W79.99006°
Covington Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Station 1BuildingN37.78886° W79.99542°
CovingtonPopulated PlaceN37.79346° W79.99395°
Covington Police DepartmentBuildingN37.79092° W79.99507°
Fort Young (historical)MilitaryN37.79333° W79.99417°
Covington City HallBuildingN37.79124° W79.99506°
Covington Post OfficePost OfficeN37.79292° W79.99439°
First Presbyterian ChurchChurchN37.79096° W79.99561°
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic ChurchChurchN37.79263° W79.99506°
MeadWestvaco Fire DepartmentBuildingN37.79655° W79.99280°
Alleghany County Sheriffs DepartmentBuildingN37.79278° W79.99528°
Emmanuel Episcopal ChurchChurchN37.79013° W79.99617°
Covington Historic DistrictParkN37.79235° W79.99561°
Alleghany County CourthouseBuildingN37.79290° W79.99561°
Alleghany County Sheriff's OfficeBuildingN37.79270° W79.99572°
Alleghany County Regional JailBuildingN37.79261° W79.99590°
Alleghany County JailBuildingN37.79290° W79.99589°
Jeter SchoolSchoolN37.79151° W79.99645°
Granbery Memorial United Methodist ChurchChurchN37.79096° W79.99700°
Covington Baptist ChurchChurchN37.79346° W79.99645°
Interchange 16CrossingN37.77513° W79.96783°
Dunlap CreekStreamN37.79457° W79.99672°
Interchange 14CrossingN37.77346° W79.99311°

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Note (5/31/2016) - Want a crosshair at the center coordinates of the map?  A number of people have asked, so that option has been added!

Note (6/26/2013) - Map sizes are now larger, and an extra-large (1280x1280) option has been added as well.

Note (8/18/2010) - The transition to the new TopoQuest server is now complete.  Aside from a glitch that affected the TopoZone alternative map.asp script much of Monday (8/17/2010) afternoon and evening, all went pretty smoothly.  Response time of the TopoQuest website overall should be much snappier, and addition of more 1m satellite / aerial imagery is back underway!

Note (8/2/2010) - Full USGS 1:100K and 1:250K topographic map coverage of the continental US is now completed and online.  Plus, I have the new TopoQuest server under construction with a 9TB RAID6 disk array to continue adding satellite/aerial photo coverage.  Yay!

Note (7/21/2009) - Locations of places of interest (from the USGS placenames database) within the map area you are viewing are now listed below the map when viewing at 64m/pixel or below.  You can click the name of the place to go to its description page, or click the coordinates to recenter your map view on that place.

Note (6/1/2009) - We've started adding 1m/pixel aerial and satellite imagery, starting with Oregon and slowly branching out from there.  Please be patient, it takes a very long time to download and process all this imagery, as well as huge amounts of disk space!

Note (3/07/2009) - We've started adding 1:100K and 1:250K scale USGS topographic maps, starting with southern Oregon and moving out from there.  Coverage will be a bit sparse at first while we crank up automated processing of map tiles at these topographic map scales.  To view 1:100K and 1:250K scale topos, you'll need to manually select them from the sidebar (the Choose Automatically selection will not select these map scales until we have more coverage).  You can use the coverage map types to see what areas we've already processed and have online.  Also note that satellite photo coverage isn't meant to be particularly useful at this point, it's just (very) experimental.

Note (7/31/2008) - We've started adding 1:50K scale topographic maps of Canada, starting with British Columbia.  The Canadian topographic map coverage is still a bit experimental, and integration into the map viewer still needs a little work.  The map viewer will not yet automatically select the 1:50K scale topographic maps, so if you're trying to view maps in Canada, you may need to manually switch to the 1:50K Topo Maps selection in the Map Contents section of the sidebar.

Note (4/15/2008) - With the demise of non-subscription access to TopoZone (now merged with, a subscription service), we're scrambling to process all topographic maps for the US and make them available as quickly as possible.  We now have four Linux PC's crunching map data 24/7 to produce and index map data continuously.  We should be adding approximately fifteen 1 degree x 1 degree blocks of map data (approximately 1000 individual 7.5 minute 1:24000 topo maps) per day.  We're starting with southern Oregon (because that's where we live!) and northern California and branching out from there.

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