Maine State Route 233

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State Route 233 marker

State Route 233
Route information
Maintained by MaineDOT
Length: 5.84 mi[1] (9.40 km)
Existed: 1956 – present
Major junctions
West end: SR 3 / SR 198 in Mount Desert
East end: SR 3 in Bar Harbor
Counties: Hancock
Highway system
SR 232 SR 234

State Route 233 (SR 233) is a state highway located on Mount Desert Island on the southern central coast of Maine. Its western terminus is at SR 3 and SR 198 in the town of Mount Desert. It runs for 5.84 miles (9.40 km) across the island to Bar Harbor, where it terminates at SR 3. SR 233 services Acadia National Park and provides a direct connection between Mount Desert and Bar Harbor, bypassing a 15.4-mile (24.8 km) section of SR 3 which loops the entire perimeter of the island. It is locally named Eagle Lake Road.

Route description[edit]

SR 233 begins at SR 3/SR 198 (Sound Drive) in Mount Desert 1.3 miles (2.1 km) east of SR 102, the main highway connecting to points north. The winding highway cuts directly across the center of the island to Bar Harbor, where it terminates at SR 3 in the town center. The headquarters of Acadia National Park and an access point to its carriage road network are located on SR 233.[2]


SR 233 was designated in 1956 over entirely new routing. Its alignment has not changed since.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Hancock County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Mount Desert 0.00 0.00 SR 3 / SR 198 (Sound Drive) – Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Ellsworth
Bar Harbor 5.84 9.40 SR 3 (Eden Street / Mount Desert Street) / Kebo Street – Bar Harbor, Ellsworth
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Maine DOT Map Viewer (Map). Maine Office of GIS. Retrieved October 15, 2017. 
  2. ^ Google (October 15, 2017). "Maine State Route 233" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 15, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Floodgap Roadgap's RoadsAroundME: Maine State Route 233". Retrieved 2017-10-09. [permanent dead link][self-published source]

External links[edit]

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