Virginia State Route 201

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State Route 201 marker

State Route 201
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length 16.17 mi[1] (26.02 km)
Existed 1933 – present
Major junctions
South end SR 354 near Mollusk
  SR 3 at Lively
North end US 360 in Heathsville
Location
Counties Lancaster, Northumberland
Highway system
SR 200 SR 202

State Route 201 (SR 201) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. The state highway runs 16.17 miles (26.02 km) from SR 354 near Mollusk north to U.S. Route 360 (US 360) in Heathsville. SR 201 connects western Lancaster County and, indirectly, the county seat of Lancaster with the Northumberland County seat of Heathsville.

Route description[edit]

View south at the north end of SR 201

SR 201 begins at an intersection with SR 354 (River Road) near the hamlet of Mollusk. The state highway heads northeast as White Chapel Road and crosses Little Branch, a tributary of the Western Branch of the Corrotoman River. SR 201 intersects SR 3 (Historyland Highway) in the hamlet of Lively and crosses the Belwood Swamp on its way to McNeals Corner. There, the state highway turns north onto Court House Road. Courthouse Road heads south as SR 600 toward the Lancaster County seat of Lancaster; the 0.11-mile (0.18 km) long curved spur between SR 201 and SR 600 is SR 201Y. SR 201 has a right-angle turn south of Miskimon; from there to Miskimon, the state highway runs on top of the Lancaster–Northumberland county line. The county line is also the height of land between the Corrotoman River drainage, which empties into the Rappahannock River, and the watershed of the Great Wicomico River, which flows directly into the Chesapeake Bay. SR 201 fully enters Northumberland County at Miskimon and has another sharp turn at Howland. The state highway crosses the two streams that form the Great Wicomico River—Bush Mill Stream and Crabbs Mill Stream—before reaching its northern terminus at US 360 (Northumberland Highway) in Heathsville.[1][2]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Lancaster 0.00 0.00 SR 354 (River Road) – Belle Isle State Park
Lively 3.22 5.18 SR 3 (Mary Ball Road) – Fredericksburg, Kilmarnock
McNeals Corner 5.96 9.59 SR 600 (Courthouse Road) – Lancaster CH former SR 3 east
Northumberland Heathsville 16.17 26.02 US 360 (Northumberland Highway) – Richmond, Reedville
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2010 Traffic Data". Virginia Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
  2. ^ Google (2011-12-02). "Virginia State Route 201" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-12-02. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
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