Missouri Route 173

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Route 173 marker

Route 173
Route information
Maintained by MoDOT
Length: 9.260 mi[1] (14.903 km)
Major junctions
South end: Route 76 in Cape Fair
North end: Route 265 / Route 413 in Elsey
Highway system
Route 172 Route 174

Route 173 is a highway in southwest Missouri. Its northern terminus is at Route 265/Route 413 in Elsey; its southern terminus is at Route 76 in Cape Fair.

Route description[edit]

Route 173 begins at an intersection with Route 76 in Cape Fair, Stone County, heading north on a two-lane undivided road. The road passes through wooded areas with some homes, curving to the northwest. The route turns to the north again, running along the west bank of Table Rock Lake before crossing the lake. Route 173 passes through more forests, curving northwest before heading north through a mix of fields and woods with occasional residences. Farther north, the road comes to an intersection with Route 248. The route continues through more rural areas, turning northeast and crossing Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad's Aurora Subdivision. A short distance later, Route 173 reaches its northern terminus at an intersection with Route 265/Route 413 near Elsey.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Stone County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Cape Fair 0.000 0.000 Route 76
Crossroads 6.921 11.138 Route 248
Elsey 9.260 14.903 Route 265 / Route 413
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c Missouri Department of Transportation (May 11, 2012). Flex Map Viewer (Map). Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved May 11, 2012.