Great Bells of North America
not in carillons

Here are listed the 38 present and 4 former great bells in North America which are/were found outside of carillons and other tower bell instruments.  They are listed in descending order by weight.  The format of each entry is explained in a key at the bottom of this page.  The corresponding list of great bells in carillons has intercalated links to reference the bells listed here.

Bells in italics no longer exist.

Existing bells are part of the regional map of great bells in North America, which also includes those great bells which are found within tower bell instruments.


1.   Newport, Kentucky, USA - ~73000 lbs

2.   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - 34776 lbs

3.   Los Angeles, California, USA - ~34000 lbs

4.   Markham, Ontario, Canada - ~32000 lbs

5.   Dallas, Texas, USA - >30000 lbs

6.   Mexico City, D.F., Mexico - ~29000 lbs

7.   Cazadero, California, USA - 27500 lbs

8.   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - 27390 lbs

9.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 25760 lbs

10.   New York, New York, USA - ~23000 lbs

11.   Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - ~20000 lbs

12.  Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico - ~19000 lbs

13.   Deerfield, Illinois, USA - 18700 lbs

14.   Washington, D.C., USA - 16380 lbs

15.   Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada - 16364 lbs

16.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 16352 lbs

17.   Mexico City, D.F., Mexico - ~15600 lbs

18.   Notre Dame, Indiana, USA - ~14000 lbs

19.   Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - ~14000 lbs

20.   Edmond, Oklahoma, USA - 13420 lbs

21.   Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - ~13200 lbs

22.   Jordanville, New York, USA - ~13200 lbs

23.   Chicago, Illinois, USA - 13000 lbs

24.   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - 13000 lbs

25.  Markham, Ontario, Canada - 12804 lbs

26.   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - 12446 lbs

27.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada - ~11648 lbs

28.   La Tuque, Québec, Canada - 11359 lbs

29.   Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - 11200 lbs

30.  Beaupré, Québec, Canada - 10935 lbs

31.   Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - 10759 lbs

32.   Markham, Ontario, Canada - ~10582 lbs

33.  Montréal, Québec, Canada - 10120 lbs

34.   Valleyfield, Québec, Canada - 10043 lbs

35.   Newark, New Jersey, USA - 10000 lbs

36.   Beauport-Gifford, Québec, Canada - 9583 lbs

37.   Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - 9400 lbs

38.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 9389 lbs

39.   Montréal, Québec, Canada - 9295 lbs

40.   Denver, Colorado, USA - 9240 lbs

41.   Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 8088 lbs

42.   Chicago, Illinois, USA - ~8000 lbs


Key:

#.   City, State/Province, Country - EquivWt lbs


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