Center Point Covered Bridge

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Center Point Covered Bridge
Center Point Covered Bridge - Side View.jpg
Center Point Covered Bridge, February 2009
Center Point Covered Bridge is located in West Virginia
Center Point Covered Bridge
Center Point Covered Bridge is located in the United States
Center Point Covered Bridge
LocationCounty Route 10 just north of WV 23, near Center Point, West Virginia
Coordinates39°23′22″N 80°38′4″W / 39.38944°N 80.63444°W / 39.38944; -80.63444Coordinates: 39°23′22″N 80°38′4″W / 39.38944°N 80.63444°W / 39.38944; -80.63444
Area12.5' wide X 42' long
ArchitectBased on designs of Stephen H. Long
Architectural styleCovered bridge
NRHP reference No.83003235 [1]
Added to NRHPAugust 29, 1983

The Center Point Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge near Center Point, Doddridge County, West Virginia, United States.

It was commissioned by the County Court and was built between 1888 and 1890. It spans Pike's Fork (Middle Fork) of McElroy Creek. The masons were T.C. Ancell and E. Underwood (who charged $976.54 for all abutments). The carpenters were John Ash and S.H. Smith (who charged $230). The design utilizes the Long Truss.

As of 1983, the Center Point Covered Bridge was one of only 17 covered bridges left in West Virginia.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Rodney S. Collins (April 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Center Point Covered Bridge" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-20.

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