This is a list of lists of covered bridges in North America.

Country Link to list for province/state Notes
Canada New Brunswick Fifty-eight covered bridges exist; the vast majority have a single span.
Canada Quebec As of 2012, there were 82 covered bridges.
U.S. Alabama Eleven historic covered bridges remaining with six at their original locations.
U.S. California Eleven covered bridges reported as of 2002.[1]
U.S. Connecticut Six authentic covered bridges exist of which three are historic.
U.S. Delaware Three authentic covered bridges of which two are historic.
U.S. Florida There is a historic covered bridge in Coral Springs.
U.S. Georgia Sixteen existing covered bridges.
U.S. Illinois Nine authentic covered bridges of which five are historic.
U.S. Indiana Ninety-eight historic covered bridges of which fourteen were built before 1870 and represent the most common truss style (Burr Arch) in the state.
U.S. Iowa Nineteen covered bridges were built in Iowa between 1855 and 1885; nine remain, five of which are in Madison County around Winterset.
U.S. Kentucky As many as 700 covered bridges existed in the past, though only 12 are known to still exist. 11 are open to the public, and one exists on private property; all are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
U.S. Maine Ten covered bridges of which seven are historic.
U.S. Maryland Six remain as of 2015.[3]
U.S. Massachusetts Twelve authentic covered bridges of which seven are historic as of 2003.
U.S. Michigan There is a covered bridge in Frankenmuth, Michigan. There are at least 7 others throughout the state.
U.S. Minnesota Twenty-three covered bridges including one on the National Register of Historic Places.
U.S. Missouri Four historic covered bridges, all now listed as State Historic Sites.
U.S. New Hampshire At one time there were about 400 covered bridges in New Hampshire.[4] It was reported that "at the end of twentieth century there were still nearly seventy covered bridges in New Hampshire."[5] In 2006, it was reported that there are 54 surviving bridges administered by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, the most famous being the Cornish–Windsor Covered Bridge (1866), spanning the Connecticut River from Cornish, New Hampshire to Windsor, Vermont; this bridge is the longest wooden covered bridge in the United States.[4]
U.S. New Jersey New Jersey had up to 35 covered bridges at its peak; many that were destroyed or damaged in various major floods are rebuilt as metal truss bridges.[6] Today, two covered bridges remain: Green Sergeant's Covered Bridge (19th century) and Scarborough Bridge (1959).[6]
U.S. New York Twenty-four historic covered bridges identified by New York Society of Covered Bridges.
U.S. North Carolina Two remain, the Pisgah and Bunker Hill.[7]
U.S. Ohio Forty-two remain,[disputed ] the second-highest of any state, down from over 4,000 at peak.[8]
U.S. Oregon Fifty historic covered bridges remain in the state.
U.S. Pennsylvania About 219 remain, the most of any state.[8]
U.S. Rhode Island Only the Swamp Meadow Covered Bridge.[9]
U.S. South Carolina The only remaining covered bridge in South Carolina is Campbell's Covered Bridge in Greenville County.[10]
U.S. Tennessee Four remain as of 1980.[11]
U.S. Vermont No other state has built and still possesses so many of the old timbered crossings in so small an area."[12] In 1996, 106 covered bridges were reported in Vermont.[13]
U.S. Virginia Six historic covered bridges remain, all still at their original locations.
U.S. Washington Only a few traditional covered bridges remain in Washington,[14] and not all are publicly accessible.
U.S. West Virginia Seventeen historic covered bridges; the three oldest ones are also the longest.
U.S. Wisconsin The only remaining historic covered bridge in Wisconsin is the covered bridge in Cedarburg.[15][16] There are also the Smith Rapids Covered Bridge in Park Falls built in 1991,[17] and the Springwater Volunteer Covered Bridge built in 1997.[18]

References

  1. ^ Hoover, Mildred Brooke; Rensch, Hero Eugene; Rensch, Ethel Grace; Abeloe, William N. (2002). Kyle, Douglas E. (ed.). Historic Spots in California (5th ed.). Stanford University Press. p. 107. ISBN 978-0-8047-4482-9.
  2. ^ "12 Historic Covered Bridges in Kentucky". Only in Your State. Retrieved 18 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Maryland's Six Existing Covered Bridges". Maryland Covered Bridges. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b Starbuck, David R. (2006). The Archaeology of New Hampshire: Exploring 10,000 Years in the Granite State. University Press of New Hampshire. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-58465-562-6.
  5. ^ Belman, Felice; Pride, Mike, eds. (2001). The New Hampshire Century: Concord Monitor Profiles of One Hundred People Who Shaped It. University Press of New England. p. 209. ISBN 978-1-58465-087-4.
  6. ^ a b Richman, Steven M. (2005). The Bridges of New Jersey: Portraits of Garden State Crossings. Rutgers University Press. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-8135-3510-4.
  7. ^ Hairr, John (2007). North Carolina Rivers: Facts, Legends, and Lore. History Press. pp. 119–20. ISBN 978-1-59629-258-1.
  8. ^ a b Moore, Elma Lee (2010). Ohio's Covered Bridges. Arcadia Publishing. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-7385-8430-0.
  9. ^ "Swamp Meadow Covered Bridge". VisitRhodeIsland.com. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  10. ^ "Campbell's Covered Bridge – Gowensville, South Carolina". SCIWAY. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Covered Bridges in Tennessee". Tennessee Department of Transportation. Archived from the original on 12 July 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  12. ^ Allen, Richard Sanders (1983). Covered Bridges of the Northeast (2nd ed.). Stephen Greene Press. p. 50. ISBN 978-0-8289-0439-1.
  13. ^ Barna, Ed (1996). Covered Bridges of Vermont. Countryman Press. ISBN 978-0-88150-373-9.
  14. ^ "Washington Covered Bridge Map". www.coveredbridgemap.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  15. ^ McKee, Brian J. (1997). Historic American Covered Bridges. ASCE Press. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-7844-0189-7.
  16. ^ Gierach, Ryan (2003). Cedarburg: A History Set in Stone. Acadia Publishing. p. 145. ISBN 978-0-7385-2431-3.
  17. ^ "Smith Rapids Covered Bridge". TravelWisconsin.com. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  18. ^ "Springwater Volunteer Covered Bridge". Bridgehunter.com. James Baughn. Retrieved 18 May 2020.