North Carolina Highway 171

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NC 171 marker

NC 171
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 17.2 mi[1] (27.7 km)
Existed: 1936 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 17 near Washington
North end:
US 64 Bus. in Jamesville
Counties: Beaufort, Martin
Highway system
NC 168 NC 172

North Carolina Highway 171 is a primary state highway in the state of North Carolina. It utilized as a connector route between Washington and Jamesville.

Route description[edit]

Starting north of Washington, along US 17, this two-lane rural highway travels through the farmland of Beaufort and Martin Counties, ending in downtown Jamesville.


Established as a new primary routing in 1936 and has not changed since. However, it had existed previously in the late 1920s to late 1934 from Lenoir to Edgemont; it was replaced by NC 90.[2]

Junction list[edit]

County Location Mile[1] Destinations Notes
Beaufort 0 US 17 – Washington, Williamston NC 171 begins
Martin Jamesville 17 US 64 – Williamston, Plymouth
US 64 Bus. (Main Street)
NC 171 ends
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi