Tennessee State Route 209

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State Route 209 marker

State Route 209
Route information
Length: 17.5 mi (28.2 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 51 / SR 3 near Henning
  SR 19 in Ripley
North end: SR 88 / SR 180 in Gates
Counties: Lauderdale
Highway system
  • Tennessee State Routes

State Route 209 (SR-209) is a 17.5-mile-long (28.2 km) state highway in Lauderdale County in the western portion of the U.S. state of Tennessee. It connects U.S. Route 51 (US-51) with the cities and towns of Henning, Ripley and Gates and, via SR-88, Halls.

Route description[edit]

SR-209 begins at an intersection with US-51/SR-3 south of Henning. It then proceeds northeastward and enters the Henning city limits and in downtown Henning SR-209 has a brief concurrency with SR-87. It then continues northward and enters Ripley city limits. It has a half-interchange with SR-19 and enters downtown Ripley and serves as the southern terminus for SR-208. After this it mainly enters rural countryside and follows a railroad line for about seven miles (11 km) until it reaches the town of Gates where it has a brief concurrency with SR-180 and ends at an intersection with SR-88 and SR-180.


All of SR-209 is a former alignment of US-51.

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Lauderdale County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 US 51 / SR 3 – Covington, Ripley
Henning SR 87 east (McFarland Avenue) – Brownsville Southern end of SR-87 concurrency
SR 87 west (Graves Avenue) – Fort Pillow State Historic Park Northern end of SR-87 concurrency
Ripley SR 19 (State Route 19 Bypass) – Brownsville Half-interchange
SR 208 north (Cleveland Street/Lake Drive) Southern terminus of SR-208
Gates SR 180 north (Huntington Street) to US 51 Southern end of SR-180 concurrency
17.5 28.2 SR 88 (Second Street/East Wardlow Road) / SR 180 south (East Wardlow Road) – Halls, Nutbush, Maury City Northern end of SR-180 concurrency and Northern terminus of SR-209
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]