Covered Bridges in Ohio


There is just something about a covered bridge that attracts us. It may be the untold- history hinted at by its weathered look or the distinct architectural craftsmanship that sets one apart from the other. My goodness, there’s even been a feature film about covered bridges. Okay, maybe Bridges of Madison County wasn’t exactly about the covered bridges. In any case, Ohio has many covered bridges – most old and historic and some new. There are various resources to learn the history of these bridges and where to find them. It makes for a great driving-tour. For more information, visit the following Web sites:

  • Click here – It show you a map of Ohio showing each covered bridge in the state.  Ashtabula county in northeast Ohio and Fairfield county in central Ohio top the list with over a dozen covered bridges each.
  • Click here and you’ll find pictures, details, location and historical notes about the bridges of Ashtabula county.
  • Click here – Fairfield county’s covered bridges are found here with pictures, maps and details regarding each.