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Georgia's US Highways

Have you ever wondered why Georgia's U.S. Highways usually display a corresponding Georgia State Route marker with them?

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US 1 US 11 US 17 US 19 US 23 US 25 US 27 US 29 US 41 US 41W
US 76 US 78 US 78N US 78S US 80 US 82 US 84 US 123 US 129 US 221
US 278 US 280 US 301 US 319 US 341 US 378 US 411 US 441

US 1
From: South Carolina state line at Augusta
To: Florida state line south of Folkston
Length in GA: 220 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Routes: 10, 4
Bannered Routes: Business US 1: Louisville, Wadley, Waycross
History in GA: 1925: proposed; 1926: assigned
US 1 from the Florida Line to SR 17 North in Wrens is a GRIP corridor (EDS-545).
US 1 from Wrens to I-520 (near Augusta) is the easternmost part of the Fall Line Freeway corridor (FLF-540).

US 11
From: Tennessee state line northeast of Wildwood
To: Alabama state line southwest of Rising Fawn
Length in GA: 22 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Route: 58
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1925: proposed; 1926 assigned

US 17
From: South Carolina state line at Savannah
To: Florida state line south of Kingsland
Length in GA: 128 mi
Dates Signed in GA:1926 - present
State Route: 25
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 17: State line to Savannah (decommissioned)
History in GA: 1925: proposed as US 21; 1926 assigned; 1995 alignment entering state shifted to former Alt US 17

US 19
From: North Carolina state line northwest of Ivy Log
To: Florida state line southeast of Thomasville
Length in GA: 348 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Routes: 11, 9, 400, 9, 3, 300
Bannered Routes: Business US 19: Atlanta (decommissioned), Griffin, Albany, Thomasville (decommissioned)
History in GA: 1925: proposed as US 270; 1926: assigned; 1929: extended south to Thomasville; 1930: extended south to Florida; 1935: route south of Thomasville and entry into Florida changed, old route replaced by US 319
US 19/SR 3 from Griffin to the Florida Line is a GRIP corridor (EDS-19).
US 19 from Albany to the Florida Line (SR 300) is part of the Georgia-Florida Parkway.

US 23
From: North Carolina state line north of Dillard
To: State line south of Folkston
Length in GA: 392 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1931 - present
State Routes: 15, 365, 13, 155, 8, 42, 87, 27, 19, 4
Bannered Routes: Business US 23: Cochran, Hazelhurst, Waycross
History in GA: 1931: extended from North Carolina to Lawrenceville; 1950: extended south to Florida.
US 23 from Cornelia to the North Carolina line is the northernmost part of the US 441 GRIP corridor (EDS-441).

US 25
From: South Carolina state line at Augusta
To: Brunswick, GA
Length in GA: 192 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1930 - present
State Routes: 10, 121, 73, 23, 27
Bannered Routes: Business US 25: Augusta; Bypass US 25: Augusta (decommissioned), Augusta (decommissioned), Waynesboro, Statesboro
History in GA: 1925 proposed to end in Augusta; 1930: extended south from South Carolina to Savannnah; 1936: southern terminus changed to Brunswick.
US 25 from I-520 to I-16 is the northernmost part of the Savannah River Parkway GRIP corridor (EDS-555/565).

US 27
From: Tennessee state line at Rossville
To: Florida state line southeast of Amsterdam
Length in GA: 359 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1934 - present
State Route: 1
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 27: Carrollton to Columbus; Business US 27 La Fayette, Cedartown, Bainbridge
History in GA: 1934 extended south from Tennessee to Florida over former US 41W and state routes
US 27 is a GRIP corridor (EDS-27).

US 29
From: South Carolina state line at the Hartwell Dam
To: Alabama state line at West Point
Length in GA: 207 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Routes: 8, 316, 8, 3, 154, 14
Bannered Routes: Business US 29: Winder, Decatur (decommissioned)
History in GA: 1925 proposed; 1926 assigned

US 41
From: Tennessee state line northwest of Ringgold
To: Florida state line southeast of Melrose
Length in GA: 378 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Routes: 3, 7, 18, 19, 11, 7
Bannered Routes: Business US 41: Atlanta (decommissioned), Griffin, Macon; Bypass US 41 Marietta St-Atlanta (decommissioned) (1950) Ashby St-Atlanta (decommissioned) (1953); City US 41 Atlanta (decommissioned) (1956); Temporary US 41: Hemphill Rd-14th St-Atlanta, Northside Dr-Atlanta (decommissioned)
History in GA: 1925: proposed; 1926: assigned

US 41W (decommissioned)
From: Tennesse state line at Rossville
To: Cass Station
Length in GA: 82 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926-1934
State Routes:1, 293 (formerly 20)
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1926: assigned; 1934: replaced by US 27 from State line to Rome and US 411 from Rome to Cass Station
Other notes: On some maps from 1931 to 1933, a US 41E appears between the Tennessee state line and Cass Station on the US 41 alignment.

US 76
From: South Carolina state line southeast of Clayton
To: Tennessee state line northwest of Ringgold
Dates Signed in GA: 1934 - present
Length in GA: 159 mi
State Routes: 2, 282, 2, 3, 515
Bannered Routes: Business US 76: Blue Ridge (decommissioned)
History in GA: 1934: extended west from South Carolina to Tennessee
US 76 from East Ellijay to SR 17 North (east of Young Harris) is part of the Appalachian Developmental Highway.

US 78
From: South carolina state line at Augusta
To: Alabama state line west of Tallapoosa
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
Length in GA: 239 mi
State Routes: 8, 10, 10 Loop, 15 Alt, 17, 316, 410
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 78: Villa Rica to State line west of Bowden (decommissioned);Business US 78: Washington, Athens
History in GA: 1925: proposed; 1926 assigned; 1934: extended along former US 78N to Alabama
US 78 from Thomson to Washington is a portion of GRIP corridor (EDS-545).

US 78N (decommissioned)
From: Villa Rica
To: Alabama state line west of Tallapoosa
Length in GA: 28 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926-1934
State Route: 8
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1926: assigned; 1934: replaced by US 78

US 78S (decommissioned)
From: Villa Rica
To: Alabama state line west of Bowdon
Length in GA: 31 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926-1934
State Routes: 61, 166 (Formerly 8A)
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1926: assigned; 1934: replaced by Alt US 78 (decomissioned)

US 80
From: Tybee Island
To: Alabama state line at Columbus
Length in GA: 298 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Routes: 26, 19, 22
Bannered Routes: Temp US 80: Columbus (decommissioned); Toll US 80 White Marsh Island to Savannah-Presidents St. (decommissioned)
History in GA: 1925: proposed; 1926 assigned; 1932: extended east from Savannah
US 80 from the Alabama line to Geneva is a part of the Fall Line Freeway corridor (FLF-540).

US 82
From: Brunswick
To: Alabama state line west of Georgetown
Length in GA: 229 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1950- present
State Routes: 520, 50
Bannered Routes: Business US 82 Albany
History in GA: 1950: extended east to Waycross from Alabama; 1958: extended east to Midway; 1989 switched eastern termini to I-95 near Brunswick.
US 82 from Dawson to its terminus is part of Corridor Z (South Georgia Parkway).

US 84
From: Midway
To: Alabama state line at Saffold
Length in GA: 259 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Route: 38
Bannered Routes: Business US 84: Thomasville, Bainbridge
History in GA: 1926 assigned; 1958: extended east to Jekyll Is.; 1976: truncated at Brunswick; 1989 switched eastern termini to Midway.
US 84 is a GRIP corridor (EDS-84).

US 123
From: South Carolina state line east of the Traveler's Rest State Historic Site
To: Cornelia
Length in GA: 29 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1937 - present
State Routes: 365 (formerly SR 13, which now ends in Gainesville)
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1937: assigned

US 129
From: North Carolina state line northwest of Ivy Log
To: Florida state line south of Statenville
Length in GA: 376 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Routes: 11, 24, 44, 11, 247, 11
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 129 Macon to Hawkinsville; Bypass US 129 Madison
History in GA: 1926: assigned; 1948: extended south to Florida

US 221
From: South Carolina state line at the Thurmond Dam
To: Florida state line southwest of Quitman
Length in GA: 261 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1954 - present
State Routes: 150, 47, 4, 171, 56, 135, 31, 38, 76
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1954: extended south from South Carolina to Florida

US 278
From: South Carolina state line at Augusta
To: Alabama state line west of Esom Hill
Length in GA: 235 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1952 - present
State Routes: 10, 12, 8, 6
Bannered Routes: Bypass US 278: Warrenton
History in GA: 1952: assigned from Augusta to Alabama state line; 1965: extended east to South Carolina

US 280
From: Blichton
To: Alabama state line at Columbus
Length in GA: 248 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1932 - present
State Routes: 30, 27, 520
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1932: assigned from Savannah to Columbus; 1961: east truncation at Blichton; 1952: extended west to Alabama.
US 280 from the Alabama line to Richland is part of Corridor Z (South Georgia Parkway).

US 301
From: South Carolina state line northeast of Sylvania
To: Florida state line south of Folkston
Length in GA: 169 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1949 - present
State Routes: 73, 23, 4
Bannered Routes: Business US 301: Sylvania; Bypass US 301: Statesboro
History in GA: 1949: extended south from South Carolina to Florida.
US 301 from Statesboro to I-16 is a part of the Savannah River Parkway GRIP corridor (EDS-555/565).

US 319
From: Wadley
To: Florida state line southwest of Moncreif
Length in GA: 218 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1935 - present
State Routes: 78, 31, 107, 11, 35
Bannered Routes: Business US 319: Moultrie
History in GA: 1935 extended north to Thomasville from Florida over what was formerly US 19; 1938: proposed extension north over GA 33 to Wenona; 1947: extended north to Wadley.
US 319 from Tifton to the Florida line is a GRIP corridor (EDS-319).

US 341
From: Barnesville
To: Brunswick
Length in GA: 226 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1926 - present
State Routes: 7, 11, 27
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1925: proposed; 1926: assigned; 1936: extended north to Atlanta; 1938: truncated at Perry; 1949 extended north to Barnesville
Other Notes: Only US numbered route completely within the borders of Georgia.
US 341 from Perry to Brunswick is part of the Golden Isles Parkway GRIP corridor (GIP-341).

US 378
From: South Carolina state line northeast of Lincolnton
To: Washington
Length in GA: 23 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1952 - present
State Routes: 43, 47
Bannered Routes: none known
History in GA: 1952: assigned

US 411
From: Tennessee state line north of Chasworth
To: Alabama state line west of Cave Springs
Length in GA: 100 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1934 - present
State Routes: 61, 20, 53
Bannered Routes: Alt US 411: Rome to state line west of Coosa (decommissioned) (1930's);
History in GA: 1934: signed on part of former US 41W and state routes; 1935: route west of Rome shifted to south, original route became Alt US 411; 1963: Route changed between Cartersville and Rome, old route now GA 293

US 441
From: North Carolina state line north of Dillard
To: Florida state line southwest of Edith
Length in GA: 356 mi
Dates Signed in GA: 1949 - present
State Routes: 15, 24, 29, 31, 89
Bannered Routes: Business US 441: Clarkesville,Cornelia, Milledgeville; Bypass US 441 Madison
History in GA: 1949: extended north from Florida to Baldwin; 1952: extended north to North Carolina
US 441 is a GRIP corridor (EDS-441).

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