Covert, Kansas facts for kids
|Elevation||1,762 ft (537 m)|
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Covert was founded and laid out in 1880. At its height, the population was 150. Its rural high school district was organized in 1915. The high school burned down in 1951, and was closed permanently the following year.
A post office was opened at Covert in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1961.
The town is known for the 1923 discovery of the Covert Meteorite, and for "the unsolved murders of the Albert Kaser family in 1928."
Bill and Marlene Murphy of Covert received a 40 year Length of Service Award for their work as precipitation observers for the National Weather Service
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Covert has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
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