The Oldest Concrete Street In America Is Right Here In Ohio And It Still Exists
By April Dray|Published January 04, 2017
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
Paved streets are one of the many things we likely take for granted in America. But the small city of Bellefontaine proudly claims “America’s Oldest Concrete Street,” which dates all the way back to 1891. (Don’t worry; it’s not falling apart. It’s been maintained since the 19th-century.)