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Bridgeton
Parke County, Indiana

ZipCodes
47836

Motto
Indiana's Most Famous Covered Bridge



Page Contents for Bridgeton, Indiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Bridgeton is approximately 818 1990.
The approximate number of families is 292 1990.
Bridgeton is positioned 39.64 degrees north of the equator and 87.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in west-central Indiana, north of Terre Haute.
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History & History Related Items

The town was named Bridgeton in 1849 when a post office and a simple bridge were built. Before that time it was known as Lockwood Mills.

1998 brought two special remembrances for Bridgeton. One was the 175th anniversary of the Town of Bridgeton. The second was the 130th anniversary for the famous covered bridge. The bridge was rebuilt and rededicated in 2006. This page tells the story of the rebuilding.

Here is a history page for Bridgeton.
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The founding of Bridgeton

1823


Attractions

Bridgeton has Indiana's most famous covered bridge. There are over 28 structures with national historic district status in Bridgeton.

Learn more about Bridgeton

Parke County Covered Bridge Festival in October each year.

What do visitors say about coming to the Bridgeton area for the Covered Bridge Festival

Home to the oldest continuously operating mill west of the Allegheny Mountains

The Olde Bridgeton School
Used as a school from 1924 to 1986.
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Bridgeton City Government

Bridgeton is a town in Raccoon Township, in Parke County.
Bridgeton Volunteer Fire Dept
Main
Bridgeton, IN 47836
Phone: 765-548-0911

Bridgeton Chamber

Parke County Chamber of Commerce
105 N. Market Street, Suite A
Rockville, Indiana 47872
Phone: 765-569-5565
Serving all towns in Parke County including Bloomingdale, Tangier, Marshall, Mansfield, Montezuma, Bridgeton and Rosedale

Bridgeton Organizations

Parke County Chamber of Commerce
105 N. Market Street, Suite A
Rockville, Indiana 47872
Phone: 765-569-5565
Serving all towns in Parke County including Bloomingdale, Tangier, Marshall, Mansfield, Montezuma, Bridgeton and Rosedale Bridgeton

Miscellany

The population of Bridgeton was:
1990 - 818
2000 - The number of housing units was:
1990 - 292
2000

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