Pennsylvania Route 196

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PA Route 196 marker

PA Route 196
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 25.7 mi[1] (41.4 km)
Major junctions
South end: PA 611 / PA 940 in Mount Pocono
North end: PA 296 in Varden
Location
Counties: Monroe, Wayne
Highway system
PA 194 PA 198

Pennsylvania Route 196 (PA 196) is a state highway in Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania with a length of 25.7 miles (41.4 km). It runs from Pennsylvania Route 940 and Pennsylvania Route 611 in Mount Pocono to Pennsylvania Route 296 in Varden.

Route description[edit]

Pennsylvania Route 196 starts as Sterling Road at an intersection with PA 611 and PA 940. From this intersection, the highway heads north through Monroe County, intersecting with PA 423 in Tobyhanna.

PA 196 continues as Sterling Road into Wayne County, and intersects PA 507 in the town of Angels. Just after crossing under Interstate 84, PA 196 intersects PA 191, which provides access to the interstate at Exit 17. PA 196 and PA 191 then overlap northward toward the town of Hamlin, where they intersect PA 590. In Lake Township, PA 196 and PA 191 split. PA 196 ends at PA 296 in Varden.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Monroe Mount Pocono 0.0 0.0 PA 611 / PA 940 to I-380 Southern terminus of PA 196.
Coolbaugh Township 7.0 11.3 PA 423 to I-380 – Tobyhanna, South Sterling
Wayne Dreher Township 10.8 17.4 PA 507
Sterling Township 17.2 27.7 PA 191 to I-84 South end of overlap with PA 191.
Salem Township 20.1 32.3 PA 590
Lake Township 21.2 34.1 PA 191 North end of overlap with PA 191.
South Canaan Township 25.7 41.4 PA 296 Northern terminus of PA 196.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (May 18, 2013). "Pennsylvania Route 196" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 18, 2013. 

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