Medora is a town in Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 693 at the 2010 census.
Medora is noted for its triple span covered bridge, recognized as the longest spanning historic covered bridge in the United States which has become a major tourist attraction drawing thousands of visitors from all over the world.
Within a few miles of the town are also a number of other historic sites which are listed on this link.
Medora is in a flood plain and the road leading to town on the southeast side is closed several times a year due to high water. Periodically, the water covers portions of the town.
The standing water provides a natural habitat for aquatic birds including: blue herons, green herons, egrets, whooping cranes and gulls to name a few. During the winter months, when the fields are flooded, thousands of sandhill cranes can be seen in the fields surrounding the town creating a unique opportunity for photographers....LESS