Pennsylvania Route 472

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PA Route 472 marker

PA Route 472
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 20.8 mi[1] (33.5 km)
Major junctions
South end: PA 841 in Elk Township
 

PA 10 in Oxford

US 1 in Oxford
North end: PA 372 in Quarryville
Location
Counties: Chester, Lancaster
Highway system
PA 471 PA 474

Pennsylvania Route 472 (PA 472) is a north–south state highway in Lancaster and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania. Its northern terminus is at Pennsylvania Route 372 in Quarryville, and its southern terminus is at Pennsylvania Route 841 in Lewisville 300 yards (270 m) north of the Maryland border.

Route description[edit]

Chester County[edit]

From the intersection with PA 841 in Elk Township, PA 472 heads to the northwest on Lewisville Road. It then merges onto Hickory Hill Road and crosses into East Nottingham Township before entering the borough of Oxford, where it becomes Market Street. In the center of Oxford, PA 472 turns north onto Third Street for a brief distance and it intersects the southern terminus of Pennsylvania Route 10 where it then heads northwest on Pine Street before heading west on Lancaster Avenue. It then interchanges with the U.S. 1 Kennett Oxford Bypass before leaving the borough of Oxford and entering Lower Oxford Township, where the name changes to Lancaster Pike. The route heads to the northwest and crosses the Octoraro Creek into Lancaster County.

Lancaster County[edit]

Upon entering Colerain Township in Lancaster County, the name of PA 472 becomes Kirkwood Pike. It heads northwest through the township, passing through the village of Kirkwood. It then enters Eden Township before entering the borough of Quarryville, where PA 472 becomes South Lime Street. It heads north to Pennsylvania Route 372 (East State Street), where PA 472 ends.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Chester Elk Township 0.0 0.0 PA 841 (Chesterville Road)
Oxford 7.8 12.6 PA 10 north (North Third Street) – Cochranville Southern terminus of PA 10
8.7 14.0 US 1 (Kennett Oxford Bypass) – Kennett Square, Rising Sun Interchange
Lancaster Quarryville 20.8 33.5 PA 372 (East State Street) to US 222 – Buck, Lancaster, Christiana
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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Route map: Google / Bing