Pennsylvania Route 188
|Maintained by PennDOT|
|Length:||9.747 mi (15.686 km)|
|West end:||US 19 / PA 21 in Morrisville|
|East end:||PA 88 in Dry Tavern|
Pennsylvania Route 188 (PA 188) is a 9.7-mile (15.6 km) long east-west state highway in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The western terminus of the route is at US 19 and PA 21 in Morrisville. The eastern terminus is at PA 88 in the Jefferson Township community of Dry Tavern.
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, PA 188 begins at an intersection with US 19 and PA 21 in the community of Morrisville in Franklin Township. According to signage, PA 188 begins at an intersection with PA 21 about 800 feet (240 m) to the east of the official terminus. The road heads northeast on two-lane undivided Jefferson Road. The road runs through commercial areas and crosses under a Norfolk Southern railroad line before passing near a park and crossing under I-79. From here, the route passes through a mix of woods and development, passing to the north of State Correctional Institution – Greene. PA 188 continues northeast through a mix of farmland and woodland with some homes as it continues into Morgan Township. The route turns east and intersects PA 221, passing Greene County Memorial Park before continuing into wooded areas. The road crosses the Norfolk Southern railroad line and the South Fork Tenmile Creek into Jefferson Township before turning northeast again and entering Jefferson. In this town, PA 188 passes a mix of homes and businesses. Upon crossing back into Jefferson Township, the route winds east through farms and forests with a few residences. PA 188 reaches its eastern terminus at an intersection with PA 88 in the community of Dry Tavern.
The entire route is in Greene County.
|Franklin Township||0.000||0.000||US 19 / PA 21 (East High Street) – Waynesboro, Mount Morris, Masontown|
|Morgan Township||4.229||6.806||PA 221 north (Lippencott Road) – Lippencott||Southern terminus of PA 221|
|Jefferson Township||9.747||15.686||PA 88 (North Eighty Eight Road) – Fredericktown, Carmichaels|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- "Pennsylvania state roads". Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 2013. Retrieved March 14, 2013.
- PennDOT (2011). Greene County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (Map). ftp://ftp.dot.state.pa.us/public/pdf/BPR_pdf_files/Maps/GHS/Roadnames/greene_GHSN.PDF. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
- Google Inc. "overview of Pennsylvania Route 188". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Pennsylvania+21+%26+Pennsylvania+188,+Morrisville,+Greene,+Pennsylvania+15370&daddr=PA+88+and+PA+188&hl=en&geocode=FcbGYAIdp9Y4-ym5V0c-3KE1iDG9CSGEOnIK7A%3BFSVuYQIdAhw7-ylBhO3E9As1iDHuFqKOxmZR0g&mra=pd&sll=39.896774,-80.161113&sspn=0.007408,0.021136&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=13. Retrieved March 3, 2011.