Carrollton Covered Bridge

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Carrollton Covered Bridge
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Carrollton Covered Bridge is located in West Virginia
Carrollton Covered Bridge
Carrollton Covered Bridge is located in the US
Carrollton Covered Bridge
Location Carrollton, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°5′24.23″N 80°5′12.19″W / 39.0900639°N 80.0867194°W / 39.0900639; -80.0867194Coordinates: 39°5′24.23″N 80°5′12.19″W / 39.0900639°N 80.0867194°W / 39.0900639; -80.0867194
Built 1856 (1856)
Architect Emmett, J.; O'Brien, Daniel
Architectural style Other
NRHP Reference # 81000595 [1]
Added to NRHP June 4, 1981

The Carrollton Covered Bridge, in Barbour County, West Virginia, USA, is the second longest and third oldest surviving covered bridge in the state. The wooden bridge spans the Buckhannon River near Carrollton and was built in 1856. It is 140 feet 9 inches (42.90 m) long and 16 feet (4.9 m) wide, with kingpost trusses supported by concrete piers and abutments.[2] It underwent repairs in 1978 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 4, 1981.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2006-03-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Carrollton Covered Bridge" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-06-07.