- The Muppet Parody Calendar: The Sequel spoofed the movie as The Fridges of Muppet County.
- In his book One Frog Can Make a Difference, Kermit has a section about the "Frogs of Madison County," a book that Miss Piggy gave him. An illustration of Bridges of Madison County also appears in the opening chapter, in a pile of books also including The Tao of Pooh.
- Clint Eastwood directed the film and played Robert Kincaid
- Lennie Niehaus composed the music score for the film
- Meryl Streep played Francesca Johnson