Locust Creek Covered Bridge (West Virginia)
The Locust Creek Covered Bridge is the only remaining covered bridge in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. It is located approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) outside Hillsboro. The bridge is now for pedestrian traffic only.
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