If you have ever seen the popular sci-fi show Roswell you have seen downtown Covina. The Crashdown Café, UFO center, and other easily recognizable spots of Roswell fans can be easily found in and about downtown.

Covina has a deep tradition of community events. There are at least eight major parks. The city is approximately seven square miles. The Covina Christmas parade is the third largest event of its type in all of southern California.

Covina is about 20 miles east of Los Angeles.