Covelo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mendocino County, California, United States. Covelo is located 14 miles (23 km) east-northeast of Laytonville, at an elevation of 1398 feet (426 m). The population was 1,255 at the 2010 census, up from 1,175 at the 2000 census.
Covelo is located at 39°47′35″N 123°14′53″W / 39.79306°N 123.24806°W / 39.79306; -123.24806.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.1 square miles (18.5 km²), 99.40% of it land, 0.60% of it water.