Tennessee State Route 143
|Maintained by TDOT|
|Length:||12.46 mi (20.05 km)|
|south end:||NC 261 near Roan Mountain State Park|
|north end:||US 19E / SR 37 in Roan Mountain|
State Route 143 (SR 143) is a 12.6 mile state highway that goes through the Cherokee National Forest and Roan Mountain State Park in northeastern Tennessee. The road is very curvy as it does go through a mountainous area. Its northern terminus is US 19E in the town of Roan Mountain and its southern terminus is NC 261.
The entire route is in Carter County.
|Carver's Gap||0.0||0.0||NC 261 – Bakersville||Southern terminus; North Carolina state line|
|Roan Mountain||11.9||19.2||Old Highway 143 – Downtown Roan Mountain|
|12.46||20.05||US 19E / SR 37 – Elizabethton, Elk Park||Northern terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi