Georgia State Route 172

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State Route 172 marker

State Route 172
Route information
Maintained by GDOT
Length: 28.1 mi[1] (45.2 km)
Major junctions
South end: SR 72 northeast of Colbert
North end: US 29 / SR 8 / SR 77 in Hartwell
Counties: Madison, Elbert, Hart
Highway system
  • Georgia State Routes
SR 171 SR 173

State Route 172 (SR 172) is a 28.1-mile-long (45.2 km) state highway that runs southwest-to-northeast through portions of Madison, Elbert, and Hart counties in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Georgia.

Route description[edit]

SR 172 begins at an intersection with SR 72, northeast of Colbert, in Madison County. It heads northeast to an intersection with SR 98, northwest of Comer. It continues to the northeast and crosses over the Broad River into Elbert County. In Bowman is an intersection with SR 17. Shortly afterward, SR 172 crosses into Hart County. It continues to the northeast until it meets its northern terminus, an intersection with US 29/SR 8/SR 77 in Hartwell.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Madison   0.0 0.0 SR 72 (Colbert–Comer Road) – Colbert, Comer Southern terminus
South Fork Broad River 1.7 2.7 Unnamed bridge Crossing over the South Fork Broad River
  4.3 6.9 SR 98 – Danielsville, Comer
Broad River 10.7 17.2 Unnamed bridge over the Broad River, that marks the Madison–Elbert county line
Elbert Bowman 15.8 25.4 SR 17 (Railroad Street) – Elberton, Royston
Hart Hartwell 28.1 45.2 US 29 / SR 8 / SR 77 (East Howell Street/West Franklin Street) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Google (June 23, 2013). "Route of SR 172" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 

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