Georgia State Route 79

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State Route 79 marker

State Route 79
Elberton Highway, Lincolnton Highway
Georgia State Route 79 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by GDOT
Length: 26.7 mi[1] (43.0 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 378 / SR 43 in Lincolnton
  SR 44 in Chennault
North end: SR 72 southeast of Elberton
Location
Counties: Lincoln, Elbert
Highway system
  • Georgia State Routes
SR 78 US 80

State Route 79 (SR 79) is a state highway in the east-central part of the U.S. state of Georgia. The highway runs 26.7 miles (43.0 km) from Lincolnton northwest to a point southeast of Elberton.

Route description[edit]

SR 79 begins at an intersection with US 378/SR 43 in Lincolnton. South of the intersection, the roadway continues as Goshen Street. In Chennault, the route intersects SR 44. SR 79 continues heading northwest to its northern terminus, an intersection with SR 72 southeast of Elberton.[1]

History[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Lincoln Lincolnton 0.00 0.00 US 378 / SR 43 (Washington Street) Southern terminus; roadway continues as Goshen Street
Chennault 12.6 20.3 SR 44 (Graball Road) – Washington SR 44 runs southwest of SR 79; Graball Road continues northeast.
Elbert   26.7 43.0 SR 72 (Calhoun Falls Highway) – Elberton, Calhoun Falls, South Carolina, Abbeville, South Carolina Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Google Inc. "Route of SR 79". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Goshen+St&daddr=GA-79%2FLincolnton+Hwy&hl=en&ll=33.936524,-82.608948&spn=0.5674,0.883026&sll=34.059466,-82.715576&sspn=0.001107,0.001725&geocode=FSTMAwIdVZEV-w%3BFfK1BwIdiNsR-w&oq=El&mra=dme&mrsp=1&sz=19&t=m&z=10. Retrieved October 17, 2012.

External links[edit]

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