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Center Point Covered Bridge

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Area  12.5' wide X 42' long
NRHP Reference #  83003235
Architectural style  Covered bridge
Added to NRHP  29 August 1983
Center Point Covered Bridge
Location  County Route 10 just north of WV 23, near Center Point, West Virginia
Architect  Based on designs of Stephen H. Long
Address  Center Point, WV 26339, USA
Similar  Dents Run Covered Bridge, Carrolton Covered Bridge, Barrackville Covered Bridge, Herns Mill Covered Bridge, Great Smoky Mountains

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

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.

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


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