South Carolina Highway 27
|Maintained by SCDOT|
|Length||19.3 mi (31.1 km)|
|South end||SC 61 in Givhans|
|North end||US 176 near Holly Hill|
SC 27 is a two-lane rural highway that connect the town of Ridgeville south to the unincorporated community of Givhans to its south and highways U.S. Route 78 (US 78), Interstate 26 (I-26), and US 176 to its north. The predominant features along the route is farmland mixed with forest and swamps.
Established as the second SC 27 around 1931, it traversed from SC 65 (current SC 61) in Givhans, to US 78 east of Ridgeville. In 1940, it was rerouted north from Ridgeville to US 78 and then spur up to the Berkeley County line. In 1941 or 1942, SC 27 was extended north into Berkeley County to SC 31 (current US 176).
The first SC 27 was an original state highway; established in 1922, it traversed from SC 21 in Trenton, south to Aiken, then east through Williston, Blackville, Denmark, Bamberg, and St. George before ending at SC 2. In 1927, US 78 was assigned on all of SC 27 east of Aiken. In 1928, all of SC 27 was decommissioned, SC 19 replaced the section between Aiken and Trenton.
|Dorchester||Givhans||0.0||0.0||SC 61 (Givhans Road) – Bamberg, Charleston||To Givhans Ferry State Park|
|Ridgeville||6.5||10.5||SC 173 east (School Street) – Summerville|
|||7.9||12.7||US 78 east – Summerville||East end of US 78 overlap|
|||8.3||13.4||US 78 west – St. George||West end of US 78 overlap|
|Berkeley||||9.5||15.3||I-26 – Charleston, Columbia|
|||19.5||31.4||US 176 (State Road) – Charleston, Holly Hill|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
- Google (September 8, 2013). "South Carolina Highway 27" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved September 8, 2013.
- General Highway Map, Dorchester County, South Carolina (PDF) (Map). Cartography by SCDOT. South Carolina Department of Transportation. 1945. Retrieved September 8, 2013.
- General Highway Map, Berkeley County, South Carolina (PDF) (Map). Cartography by SCDOT. South Carolina Department of Transportation. 1943. Retrieved September 8, 2013.