Covered Bridges

Ashtabula County is Ohio’s Covered Bridge Capital boasting more of these magnificent structures than anywhere else in the state. Home to 19 covered bridges, Ashtabula County is also the home to the longest and shortest covered bridges in America! The intense fall colors that start around the last week in September, make Ashtabula County’s covered bridges a must stop for your next fall excursion!


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    Mechanicsville Road Covered Bridge

    The longest single span Covered Bridge in Ashtabula County, this 156 ft. Howe truss with arch was built over the Grand River in 1867. The arch is 15 layers of 2x8 lumber and is encased by large beams which from the X's of the Howe Truss. Believed to be the oldest of the County's covered bridges, this bridge was renovated and opened to traffice int he fall of 2003. 4.6 miles from Harpersfield Covered Bridge

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    1153 Mechanicsville Rd. Geneva, OH 44041
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    Middle Road Covered Bridge

    This 136 ft. Howe Truss bridge was built in 1868 over Conneaut Creek, which is the longest river in eastern Ashtabula County. It was reconstructed in 1984 with the help of three volunteers and four college students. 8.3 miles from Root Road Covered Bridge

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    910 Middle Rd. Connneaut, OH 44030
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    Netcher Road Covered Bridge

    The bridge is constructed over Mill Creek in Jefferson Twp. and features a timber arch with inverted Haupt walls. The "Neo Victorian" design structure is 110 feet long, 22 feet wide and 14 feet six inches high. Construction was funded by an ODOT Timber Grant and was opened to traffic in 1999. 2.7 miles from Jefferson on Netcher Rd

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    1544 Netcher Rd. Jefferson, OH 44047
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    Olin Covered Bridge

    Located on Dewey Road in Plymouth Twp., Olin is the only bridge named for a family. Olin's have owned property next to the bridge since it was built in 1873. The 115 ft. Town lattice structure over the Ashtabula River was renovated in 1985. 2.5 miles from Benetka Road Covered Bridge

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    1880 Dewey Rd. Ashtabula, OH 44004
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