List of covered bridges in Ohio

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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]:33 including a lattice truss bridge. Fairfield County has 18 covered bridges.[1]:68–69 The Smolen–Gulf Bridge, at 613 feet, is currently the longest multi-span covered bridge in the United States. The West Liberty Covered Bridge, at 18 feet, has been called the shortest covered bridge in the United States.

List of covered bridges[edit]

Name[1] Image Location (in Ohio)[1] County Year Built[1] Notes
Adams Covered Bridge Adams Covered Bridge from north.jpg Malta Morgan County 1875 Also called San Toy Covered Bridge
Armstrong Covered Bridge Cambridge Guernsey County 1849 Also called Clio Covered Bridge. Located in Cambridge Park
Baker Covered Bridge West Rushville Fairfield County 1871 also called R.F. Baker Bridge
Ballard Road Covered Bridge Ballard Road Covered Bridge, western side.jpg Jasper Township Greene County 1883
Barkhurst Mill Covered Bridge Marion Township Morgan County 1872 also known as Williams Covered Bridge
Bay Covered Bridge McArthur Vinton County 1876 also known as Tinker Covered Bridge
Bell Covered Bridge Barlow Township Washington County 1888
Belle Hall Covered Bridge Licking County
Benetka Road Covered Bridge Benetka Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 3.jpg Gageville Ashtabula County 1900 Over the Ashtabula River
Bigelow Bridge AxeHandleBridge.JPG Over the Little Darby Creek Union County 1873 also called Little Darby Covered Bridge
Blackwood Covered Bridge
Blackwood Covered Bridge-6.jpg
Over the Middle Branch of the Shade River Athens County 1881[2] This is a bridge over the Middle Branch of the Shade River in Lodi Township. It is on Blackwood Road (County Road 46) just east of its intersection with Zion Road (Lodi Township Road 76). It is approximately seventy feet long. It sits higher above the water than the other two bridges in Athens County.
Bridge of Dreams Brinkhaven Knox County 1998 Over the Mohican River
Brown Bridge New Hope Brown County 1880 Over the White Oak Creek
Brubaker Bridge Brubaker Road Covered Bridge Gratis Ohio.jpg Gratis Preble County 1887 Over Sims Run Creek[1]
Buckeye Bridge Millersport Fairfield County
Bergstresser/Dietz Covered Bridge Bergstresser Covered Bridge.jpg Canal Winchester Franklin County 1887 Over Walnut Creek
Byer Covered Bridge Bridge Over Green Water (122707212).jpg Jackson c.1870
Caine Road Covered Bridge Caine Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Pierpont Township Ashtabula County 1986 Over the West Branch of the Ashtabula River
Charlton Mill Road Bridge Charlton Mill Road Bridge Xenia Ohio.jpg Wilberforce Greene County 1883 Over Massies Creek[1]
Christman Bridge Eaton Preble County 1895 Over Sevenmile Creek[1]
Dixon Branch Covered Bridge Dixon Branch Bridge Lewisburg Ohio.jpg Lewisburg Preble County 1887 Moved from Salem Road (1/4 mile south) over Twin Creek
Doyle Road Covered Bridge Doyle Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 2.jpg Jefferson Ashtabula County 1876 Over Mill Creek
Eakin Mill Covered Bridge
Eakin Mill Covered Bridge.jpg
Vinton Township Vinton County 1870 Eakin Mill Covered Bridge carries Mound Hill Road over Raccoon Creek north of Arbaugh in Vinton Township.
Eldean Covered Bridge Eldean Covered Bridge.jpg Troy Miami County 1860 Spans the Great Miami River
Glen Helen Covered Bridge Cemetery Rd Bridge, Greene County 02.jpg Yellow Springs Greene County 1886 also called Cemetery Road Covered Bridge, moved to Little Miami River in 1975[1]
Geeting Covered Bridge Geeting Covered Bridge.jpg Lewisburg Preble County 1894 Over Price Creek[1]
George Miller Road Covered Bridge Byrd Township Brown County 1879 Over the West Fork of Eagle Creek
Germantown Covered Bridge[1]:12 Germantown Covered Bridge Germantown Ohio.jpg Germantown Montgomery County 1865 Bowstring suspension bridge of iron over Little Twin Creek[1]
Giddings Road Covered Bridge Giddings Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Jefferson Township Ashtabula County 1995 Over Mill Creek
Graham Road Covered Bridge Graham Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Pierpont Township Ashtabula County 1867 (restored 1913) Defunct bridge; formerly spanned the west bank of the Ashtabula River, currently located at an Ashtabula County MetroPark.
Hanaway Covered Bridge Madison Township Fairfield County 1901 also called Clearport Covered Bridge, over Clear Creek
Harpersfield Covered Bridge Harpersfield (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Harperfield Ashtabula County 1868 Over the Grand River[1]
Harshman Bridge Eaton Preble County 1894 Over Four Mile Creek[1]
Hartman Number Two Covered Bridge Hartman Number Two Covered Bridge.JPG Lockville Fairfield County 1888 also called Lockville Park Covered Bridge, Over the Ohio Canal
Helmick Covered Bridge Helmick-covered-bridge-2.jpg Clark Township Coshocton County 1863 About 1.5 mile east of Blissfield
Hildreth Covered Bridge
Hildreth Covered Bridge.jpg
Newport Township Washington County 1863 About 1.5 mile east of Blissfield
Hueston Woods Covered Bridge HuestonWoodsCoveredBridge.jpg Near College Corner Preble County 2012 over Four Mile Creek
Hune Covered Bridge
Hune Covered Bridge.jpg
Lawrence Township Washington County 1879 Carries Cullen Road over the Little Muskingum River south of Wingett Run in Lawrence Township.
Island Run Bridge[1]:12 York Township Morgan County 1867 also called Helmick Run Covered Bridge, Multiple Kingpost bridge over Island Run
Jediah Hill Covered Bridge JediahHillBridge.jpg Springfield Township Hamilton County 1850
John Bright Covered Bridge Lancaster Fairfield County 1881 Over Fetters Run
Johnson Road Covered Bridge Scioto Township Jackson County 1870 The Johnson Road Covered Bridge carries Johnson Road over the Brushy Fork of the Little Scioto River near Petersburg in southwestern Scioto Township. Built in 1870, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Johnston Covered Bridge Revenge, Madison Township Fairfield County 1887 Howe truss over Clear creek[1]:12
Jon Raab Covered Bridge Colfax Fairfield County 1891
Kidwell Covered Bridge Kidwell Covered Bridge1.jpg Kidwell Covered Bridge3.jpg Over Sunday Creek near Redtown, Ohio Athens County This covered bridge is located in Dover Township, on Monserat Ridge Road close to its intersection with Ohio State Route 685; Monserat Ridge Road also intersects with Ohio State Route 13 close by. The bridge spans Sunday Creek. This bridge is just southwest of the unincorporated community of Redtown, Ohio and northeast of the unincorporated community of Truetown, Ohio. It is approximately seventy feet long. This bridge has been stabilized, renovated and structurally strengthened by the County Engineer's Office of Athens County, Ohio; however, the bridge (as shown in the photo) is temporarily closed due to damage to overhead structural members caused by an oversize truck being driven across the bridge.[3]
Lockport Covered Bridge LOCKPORT COVERED BRIDGE, WILLIAMS COUNTY, OHIO.jpg Lockport Williams County 1999
Lynchburg Covered Bridge Lynchburg Covered Bridge.jpg Lynchburg Highland and Clinton Counties 1870 Spans the east fork of the Little Miami River
McCafferty Road Covered Bridge McCafferty Road Covered Bridge - Brown County OH.jpg Vera Cruz Brown County 1877 Over the East Fork of the Little Miami River
McCleery Covered Bridge Lancaster Fairfield County 1864
Mechanicsville Road Covered Bridge Mechanicsville Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Mechanicsville Ashtabula County 1867 Over the Grand River[1]
Middle Road Covered Bridge Middle Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 2.jpg Conneaut Ashtabula County 1868 Over Conneaut Creek
Mink Hollow Covered Bridge Madison Township Fairfield County 1887 Over Arney Run
Mull Covered Bridge Fremont Sandusky County 1851 Over Wolf Creek, Made obsolete by new bridge in 1962 and closed to traffic.
Netcher Road Covered Bridge Netcher Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Jefferson Township Ashtabula County 1999
New Hope Covered Bridge New Hope Covered Bridge Side.jpg New Hope Brown County 1878 Replaced the 1872 bridge over White Oak Creek
North Pole Road Covered Bridge Ripley Brown County 1875 also called Iron Bridge, over Eagle Creek
Olin's Covered Bridge Olin's Covered Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio) 2.jpg Ashtabula Ashtabula County 1873 also called Dewey Road Covered Bridge, over the Ashtabula River
Palos Covered Bridge Palos Covered Bridge-1.jpgPalos Covered Bridge-2.jpg Over Sunday Creek in Trimble Township Athens County This structure is located on Red Rock Road, a Trimble Township road, close to its intersection with Ohio State Route 13, and is easily visible from the highway. It spans Sunday Creek and is a short distance southwest of Burr Oak State Park. It is approximately eighty feet long.
Parker Covered Bridge Upper Sandusky Wyandot County 1873 Located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio in Wyandot County. Covered bridge over Sandusky River on CR 40A (Crane Road)
Ponn Humpback Covered Bridge Vinton County
Pugh's Mill Covered Bridge PughsMillBridge.jpg Oxford Butler County 1869 also called Black Covered Bridge, over Four Mile (Talawanda) Creek
Riverdale Road Covered Bridge Riverdale Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Rock Creek Ashtabula County 1874 Over the Grand River
Roberts Covered Bridge Eaton Preble County 1829 Over Sevenmile Creek[1]
Rock Mill Covered Bridge Rock Mill Covered Bridge.JPG Rock Mill Fairfield County 1901 Over the Hocking River
Roley School Covered Bridge Lancaster Fairfield County 1899 At the county fair ground.
Root Road Covered Bridge Root Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Keloggsville Ashtabula County 1868 Over the West Branch of the Ashtabula River[1]
Scofield Covered Bridge[1]:12 Brown County 1875 Multiple kingpost with arch over Beetle Creek.
Shreyer Covered Bridge west of Baltimore Fairfield County 1891
Smolen–Gulf Bridge Smolen-Gulf Bridge.jpg Ashtabula Ashtabula County 2008 also called "Number Seventeen", Modified Pratt Truss over the Ashtabula River
South Denmark Road Covered Bridge South Denmark Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Denmark Corner Ashtabula County 1868 Over Mill Creek
Stevenson Road Covered Bridge Sevenson Road Bridge Xenia Ohio.jpg Xenia Greene County 1877 Over Massies Creek[1]
State Road Covered Bridge State Road (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 4.jpg Conneaut Ashtabula County 1983 Over Conneaut Creek
Walter F. Ehrnfelt Bridge Strongsville Cuyahoga County 1983 Over East Branch of the Rocky River in the Mill Stream Run reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks
Warnke Bridge Warnke Covered Bridge.jpg West Sonora Preble County 1895 Over Swamp Creek[1]
West Liberty Covered Bridge West Liberty Covered Bridge.jpg Geneva Ashtabula County 1867 Over Cowles Creek
Windsor Mills Covered Bridge Windsor Mills (Ashtabula County, Ohio) Covered Bridge 1.jpg Windsor Mills Ashtabula County 1867 also known as Wiswell Road Bridge or Warner Hollow Road Bridge, Town Truss over Phelps Creek
Zeller-Smith Covered Bridge Zeller-Smith Covered Bridge.jpg Pickerington Fairfield County 1906 also called Sycamore Park Covered Bridge
Arlington Boulevard Covered Bridge (Town lattice truss) Newton Falls Trumbull County 1831 also called Newton Falls Covered Bridge, over East Branch Mahoning River. (the second oldest covered bridge in Ohio)

See also[edit]


  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.
  2. ^
  3. ^ Statement by Athens County Bridge Inspector

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