Massachusetts Route 22

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Route 22 marker

Route 22
Route information
Length: 9.5772 mi[1] (15.4130 km)
Major junctions
South end: Route 1A / Route 127 in Beverly
  Route 62 / Route 128 in Beverly
North end: Route 133 in Essex
Counties: Essex
Highway system
  • Massachusetts State Highway Routes
Route 21 Route 23

Route 22 is a short north–south Massachusetts state route that connects Beverly and Essex. The entire route is located within Essex County.

Route description[edit]

Route 22 begins in downtown Beverly, where Route 1A turns off of Cabot Street onto Rantoul Street. Route 22 continues along Cabot Street, concurrent for its first two blocks with Route 127, until it turns onto Essex Street, heading northward out of the downtown area. Route 22 crosses Route 128 at Exit 18. It then winds northward into Wenham, making two turns before quickly entering Hamilton after only a mile. It then makes another turn in Hamilton, onto another Essex Street, which in turn crosses into the town of Essex north of Chebaco Lake. Route 22 ends at Route 133 in downtown Essex, near the head of the Essex River.

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Essex County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Beverly 0.00 0.00 Route 1A / Route 127 south South end of Route 127 overlap
0.1 0.2 Route 127 north North end of Route 127 overlap
0.8 1.3 Route 62 to Route 127 – Manchester
2.7 4.3 Route 128 – Gloucester, Rockport, Peabody, Boston Exit 18 along Route 128
Essex 9.58 15.42 Route 133 – Gloucester, Rockport, Ipswich, Georgetown
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


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