Georgia State Route 253

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State Route 253 marker

State Route 253
Route information
Maintained by GDOT
Length: 43.3 mi[1] (69.7 km)
Major junctions
South end: Lake Seminole
North end: SR 91 southwest of Newton
Location
Counties: Seminole, Decatur, Baker
Highway system
  • Georgia State Routes
SR 252 SR 254

State Route 253 (SR 253) is a southwest-northeast state highway located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. Its routing is within portions of Seminole, Decatur, and Baker counties.

Route description[edit]

SR 253 begins in Seminole County, at the entrance to Trail's End Resort and Marina, on the shore of Lake Seminole, which separates Florida and Georgia. It heads northeast and curves to the east, to an intersection with SR 39, at the northwest corner of Seminole State Park. It runs northeast until it intersects SR 374. SR 253 continues heading northeast, past Reynoldsville State Park, into Decatur County, and over a northern branch of Lake Seminole, until it meets SR 310 (Yates Spring Road). The highway continues its northeast trek until it enters Bainbridge.[1]

In Bainbridge, it meets SR 253 Spur (Airport Road), before it crosses under US 27/US 84/SR 1/SR 38 (Wiregrass Georgia Parkway). Farther to the northeast is a short concurrency with US 27 Business/SR 1 Business (Dothan Road). The route then leaves the city to continue to the northeast, passing through rural areas, and crossing into Baker County, before meeting its northern terminus, an intersection with SR 91, southwest of Newton.[1]

SR 253 is not part of the National Highway System, a system of roadways important to the nation's economy, defense, and mobility.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Seminole 0.0 0.0 Entrance to Trail's End Resort and Marina Southern terminus
2.3 3.7 SR 39 – Donalsonville
4.4 7.1 SR 374 north Southern terminus of SR 374
Decatur 11.3 18.2 Lake Seminole
13.0 20.9 SR 310 north (Yates Spring Road) Southern terminus of SR 310
Bainbridge 21.7 34.9 SR 253 Spur north (Airport Road) Southern terminus of SR 253 Spur
22.3 35.9 US 27 / US 84 / SR 1 / SR 38 (Wiregrass Georgia Parkway)
22.7 36.5 US 27 Bus. north / SR 1 Bus. north (Dothan Road) Southern end of US 27 Business/SR 1 Business concurrency
23.1 37.2 US 27 Bus. south / SR 1 Bus. south (Dothan Road) Northern end of US 27 Business/SR 1 Business concurrency
Baker 43.3 69.7 SR 91 – Colquitt, Newton Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Bannered route[edit]

State Route 253 Spur
Location: Bainbridge
Length: 1.1 mi[3] (1.8 km)

State Route 253 Spur (SR 253 Spur) is a 1.1-mile-long (1.8 km) spur route in the western part of Bainbridge.

It begins at an intersection with the SR 253 mainline southwest of its interchange with US 27/US 84/SR 1/SR 38. It heads north to meet its northern terminus, an intersection with US 84/SR 38, northwest of downtown Bainbridge.

SR 253 Spur is not part of the National Highway System, a system of roadways important to the nation's economy, defense, and mobility.[2]

The entire route is in Bainbridge, Decatur County.

mi[1] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 SR 253 (Spring Creek Road) – Reynoldsville Southern terminus
1.1 1.8 US 84 / SR 38 (Dothan Road) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Google (June 16, 2013). "Route of SR 253" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "National Highway System: Georgia" (PDF). United States Department of Transportation. May 8, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ Google (June 16, 2013). "Route of SR 253 Spur" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 

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