West Covington
Street Names

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The annexation of West Covington by Covington in 1916 resulted in a number of name changes for West Covington Streets. All West Covington streets that shared a name with a Covington street had to be changed. These changes occurred in 1917 and included:

Previous Name 
Douglas Street
Hayman Street
Main Street (Southern Part)
Main Street (Northern Part)
Ridge Street
Second Street (West of Crescent)
Short John Street
Taylor Street
West Spring Street

New 1916 Name
Parkway Avenue
Altamont Road
Parkway Avenue
Altamont Road
Ridgeway Street
Highway Avenue
John Street
Alberta Street
Spring Street

Kentucky Post, April 17, 1917, p.1 and April 24, 1917, p. 1; Kentucky Times-Star, April 17, 1917, p. 20 and April 30, 1917, p. 3.

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