List of Ohio covered bridges

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This is a list of Ohio covered bridges. There are over 125 historic wooden covered bridges in the U.S. state of Ohio. Many are still in use. Ashtabula County has 17 covered bridges,[1] including a lattice truss bridge. Fairfield County has 18 covered bridges.[1] The Smolen-Gulf Bridge, at 613 feet, is the longest in both Ohio and the United States. The West Liberty Covered Bridge, at 18 feet, is the shortest in both.

List of Covered Bridges[edit]

Name[1]ImageLocation (in Ohio)[1]Year Built[1]Notes
Adams Covered BridgeMalta, Morgan County1875Also called San Toy Covered Bridge
Armstrong Covered BridgeCambridge, Guernsey County1849Also called Clio Covered Bridge. Located in Cambridge Park
Baker Covered BridgeWest Rushville, Fairfield County1871also called R.F. Baker Bridge
Ballard Road Covered BridgeJasper Township, Greene County1883
Barkhurst Mill Covered BridgeMarion Township, Morgan County1872also known as Williams Covered Bridge
Bay Covered BridgeMcArthur, Vinton County1876also known as Tinker Covered Bridge
Bell Covered BridgeBarlow Township, Washington County1888
Benetka Road Covered BridgeBenetka Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 3.jpgGageville, Ashtabula County1900Over the Ashtabula River
Bigelow BridgeAxeHandleBridge.JPGOver the Little Darby Creek, Union County1873also called Little Darby Covered Bridge
Blackwood Covered BridgeOver the Middle Branch of the Shade River, Athens County
Bridge of DreamsBrinkhaven, Knox County1998Over the Mohican River
Brown BridgeNew Hope, Brown County1880Over the White Oak Creek
Brubaker BridgeGratis, Preble County1887Over Sims Run Creek[1]
Buckeye BridgeMillersport, Fairfield County
Burgstresser BridgeBergstresser Covered Bridge.jpgCanal Winchester, Franklin County1887Over Walnut Creek
Caine Road Covered BridgeCaine Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgPierpont Township, Ashtabula County1986Over the West Branch of the Ashtabula River
Charlton Mill Road BridgeCharlton Mill Road Bridge Xenia Ohio.jpgWilberforce, Greene County1883Over Massies Creek[1]
Christman BridgeEaton, Preble County1895Over Sevenmile Creek[1]
Dixon Branch Covered BridgeDixon Branch Bridge Lewisburg Ohio.jpgLewisburg, Preble County1887Moved from Salem Road (1/4 mile south) over Twin Creek
Doyle Road Covered BridgeDoyle Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 2.jpgJefferson, Ashtabula County1876Over Mill Creek
Glen Helen Covered BridgeCemetery Rd Bridge, Greene County 02.jpgYellow Springs, Greene County1886also called Cemetery Road Covered Bridge, moved to Little Miami River in 1975[1]
Geeting Covered BridgeGeeting Covered Bridge.jpgLewisburg, Preble County1894Over Price Creek[1]
George Miller Road Covered BridgeByrd Township, Brown County1879Over the West Fork of Eagle Creek
Germantown Covered Bridge[1]Germantown Covered Bridge Germantown Ohio.jpgGermantown, Montgomery County1865Bowstring suspension bridge of iron over Little Twin Creek[1]
Giddings Road Covered BridgeGiddings Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgJefferson Township, Ashtabula County1995Over Mill Creek
Graham Road Covered BridgeGraham Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgPierpont Township, Ashtabula County1867 (restored 1913)Defunct bridge; formerly spanned the west bank of the Ashtabula River, currently located at an Ashtabula County MetroPark.
Hanaway Covered BridgeMadison Township, Fairfield County1901also called Clearport Covered Bridge, Over Clear Creek
Harpersfield Covered BridgeHarpersfield (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgHarperfield, Ashtabula County1868Over the Grand River[1]
Harshman BridgeEaton, Preble County1894Over Four Mile Creek[1]
Hartman Number Two Covered BridgeHartman Number Two Covered Bridge.JPGLockville, Fairfield County1888also called Lockville Park Covered Bridge, Over the Ohio Canal
Island Run Bridge[1]York Township, Morgan County1867also called Helmick Run Covered Bridge, Multiple Kingpost bridge over Island Run
Jediah Hill Covered BridgeJediahHillBridge.jpgSpringfield Township, Hamilton County1850
John Bright Covered BridgeLancaster, Fairfield County1881Over Fetters Run
Johnston Covered BridgeRevenge, Madison Township, Fairfield County1887Howe truss over Clear creek[1]
Jon Raab Covered BridgeColfax, Fairfield County1891
Kidwell Covered BridgeKidwell Covered Bridge1.jpgOver Sunday Creek near Redtown, Ohio
Lockport Covered BridgeLockport Covered Bridge.jpgLockport, Williams County1999
Lynchburg Covered BridgeLynchburg Covered Bridge.jpgLynchburg, Highland and Clinton Counties1870Spans the east fork of the Little Miami River
McCafferty Road Covered BridgeMcCafferty Road Covered Bridge - Brown County OH.jpgVera Cruz, Brown County1877Over the East Fork of the Little Miami River
McCleery Covered BridgeLancaster, Fairfield County1864
Mechanicsville Road Covered BridgeMechanicsville Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgMechanicsville, Ashtabula County1867Over the Grand River[1]
Middle Road Covered BridgeMiddle Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 2.jpgConneaut, Ashtabula County1868Over Conneaut Creek
Mink Hollow Covered BridgeMadison Township, Fairfield County1887Over Arney Run
Mull Covered BridgeFremont, Sandusky County1851Over Wolf Creek, Made obsolete by new bridge in 1962 and closed to traffic.
Netcher Road Covered BridgeNetcher Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgJefferson Township, Ashtabula County1999
New Hope Covered BridgeNew Hope, Brown County1878Replaced the 1872 bridge over White Oak Creek
North Pole Road Covered BridgeRipley, Brown County1875also called Iron Bridge, Over Eagle Creek
Olin's Covered BridgeOlin's Covered Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio) 2.jpgAshtabula, Ashtabula County1873also called Dewey Road Covered Bridge, Over the Ashtabula River
Palos Covered BridgePalos Covered Bridge-1.jpgOver Sunday Creek in Trimble Township
Pugh's Mill Covered BridgePughsMillBridge.jpgOxford, Butler County1869also called Black Covered Bridge, Over Four Mile (Talawanda) Creek
Riverdale Road Covered BridgeRiverdale Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgRock Creek, Ashtabula County1874Over the Grand River
Roberts Covered BridgeEaton, Preble County1829Over Sevenmile Creek[1]
Rock Mill Covered BridgeRock Mill Covered Bridge.JPGRock Mill, Fairfield County1901Over the Hocking River
Roley School Covered BridgeLancaster, Fairfield County1899At the county fair ground.
Root Road Covered BridgeRoot Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgKeloggsville, Ashtabula County1868Over the West Branch of the Ashtabula River[1]
Scofield Covered Bridge[1]Brown County1875Multiple kingpost with arch over Beetle Creek.
Shryer Covered Bridgewest of Baltimore, Fairfield County1891
Smolen-Gulf BridgeSmolen-Gulf Bridge.jpgAshtabula, Ashtabula County2008also called "Number Seventeen", Modified Pratt Truss over the Ashtabula River
South Denmark Road Covered BridgeSouth Denmark Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgDenmark Corner, Ashtabula County1868Over Mill Creek
Stevenson Road Covered BridgeSevenson Road Bridge Xenia Ohio.jpgXenia, Greene County1877Over Massies Creek[1]
State Road Covered BridgeState Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 4.jpgConneaut, Ashtabula County1983Over Conneaut Creek
Walter F. Ehrnfelt BridgeStrongsville, Cuyahoga County1983Over East Branch of the Rocky River in the Mill Stream Run reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks
Warnke BridgeWarnke Covered Bridge.jpgWest Sonora, Preble County1895Over Swamp Creek[1]
West Liberty Covered BridgeGeneva, Ashtabula County1867Over Cowles Creek
Windsor Mills Covered BridgeWindsor Mills (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpgWindsor Mills, Ashtabula County1867also known as Wiswell Road Bridge or Warner Hollow Road Bridge, Town Truss over Phelps Creek
Zeller-Smith Covered BridgeZeller-Smith Covered Bridge.jpgPickerington, Fairfield County1906also called Sycamore Park Covered Bridge
Arlington Boulevard Covered Bridge (Town lattice truss)Newton Falls, Trumbull County1831also called Newton Falls Covered Bridge, Over East Branch Mahoning River. (the second oldest covered bridge in Ohio)

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, pg 33

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