Virginia State Route 193

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For the former State Route 193, see State Route 193 (Virginia 1933-1945).

State Route 193 marker

State Route 193
Georgetown Pike
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length: 11.79 mi[1] (18.97 km)
Major junctions
West end: SR 7 in Dranesville
  I‑495 in McLean
East end: SR 123 in Langley
Highway system
SR 192 SR 194
Georgetown Pike
Georgetown Pike (Sunday) (4342446354).jpg
Georgetown Pike in snow, 2010
Virginia State Route 193 is located in Virginia
Virginia State Route 193
Location From DC/VA boundary at Chain Bridge to the junction with Leesburg Pike at Seneca Rd., near McLean, Virginia
Coordinates 38°57′23″N 77°11′56″W / 38.95639°N 77.19889°W / 38.95639; -77.19889Coordinates: 38°57′23″N 77°11′56″W / 38.95639°N 77.19889°W / 38.95639; -77.19889
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 12000537[2]
VLR # 029-0466
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 22, 2012
Designated VLR June 21, 2012[3]

State Route 193 (SR 193) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. Known as Georgetown Pike, the state highway runs 11.79 mi (18.97 km) from SR 7 in Dranesville east to SR 123 in Langley. SR 193 passes through Great Falls and meets Interstate 495 (I-495) in McLean. The state highway was designated the first Virginia Byway for its scenic value in 1974.[4]

Route description[edit]

SR 193 begins at an intersection with SR 7 (Leesburg Pike) in Dranesville. The state highway heads east as a two-lane road and passes between many of the affluent residential subdivisions of Great Falls. After passing through the village center of Great Falls at Walker Road, SR 193 turns east-southeast and follows the edge of Great Falls Park. The state highway features many sharp curves as it drops into the stream valley of Difficult Run. SR 193 passes through several curves as the highway skirts residential subdivisions, passes the Madeira School, and crosses Bullneck Run and Scott Run. The state highway temporarily expands to a four-lane divided highway around its interchange with I-495 (Capital Beltway) in McLean. After passing Langley High School and Chain Bridge Road, the old alignment of SR 123, SR 193 reaches its eastern terminus at SR 123 (Dolley Madison Boulevard).[5]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Fairfax County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Dranesville 0.00 0.00 SR 7 (Leesburg Pike)
Fairview SR 738 (Old Dominion Drive) – Great Falls Park, McLean
River Oaks 9.28 14.93 I‑495 – Rockville, Richmond Exit 44 (I-495)
Langley 11.79 18.97 SR 123 (Dolley Madison Boulevard) – Washington, McLean
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "Daily Traffic Volume Estimates Jurisdiction Report: Fairfax County" (PDF). Virginia Department of Transportation. 2008. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 8/20/12 through 8/24/12. National Park Service. 2012-08-31. 
  3. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Designated Interstate and Primary Route Numbers, Named Highways, Named Bridges, and Designated Virginia Byways" (PDF). Virginia Department of Transportation. 2003-07-01. p. 103. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  5. ^ Google (2010-06-11). "Virginia State Route 193". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing