The Golden Gate Bridge

Custom Search

U.S. Landmarks:

Famous Landmarks

Capitol Building

Golden Gate Bridge

Lincoln Memorial

Mount Rushmore

The Smithsonian

Statue of Liberty

War Memorials

Washington, DC

Washington Monument

The Whitehouse

Social Studies Videos

Social Studies Main Index


The Golden Gate Bridge was named one of the "Seven Wonders of the Modern World" by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

On this Page:

Golden Gate Bridge

Top of Page

Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge was built in 1937 to connect the city of San Francisco to Marin County across the Golden Gate Strait.

The total length of the bridge is 1.7 miles (8,981 ft or 2,737 m). The length of the suspension spans, including main span and side spans, is 1.2 miles (6,450 ft or 1,966 m).

The bridge is 220 feet about the strait, with the top of the tower at 746 feet about the water.


Books on the Golden Gate Bridge

Top of Page



Other links on the Golden Gate Bridge

Top of Page

Golden Gate Bridge web site

Golden Gate Bridge facts

History about building the bridge

Interesting information from the people who develop paint for the bridge






Top of Page

Copyright © 1998-2012 Kidport