The county of Alleghany is located in Virginia and was founded in 1822. There are 15,677 residents in Alleghany who have access to courthouses in Covington. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Virginia is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 5,961 residents in Covington, which is 5.7 square miles and 1,250ft above sea level.