Tennessee State Route 22

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State Route 22 primary marker State Route 22 secondary marker

State Route 22
Route information
Length: 172.8 mi[1] (278.1 km)
Major junctions
South end: MS 2 near Corinth, MS
  US 64 in Crump
US 412 / SR 104 in Lexington
I-40 in Parkers Crossroads
US 70 in Huntingdon
US 79 in McKenzie
US 45E in Martin
US 45W / US 51 in Union City
North end: Kentucky Bend
Location
Counties: McNairy, Hardin, Chester, Henderson, Carroll, Henry, Weakley, Obion, Lake
Highway system
SR 21 US 23

State Route 22 (SR-22) is a 172.8-mile long (278.1 km) south-to-north state highway in the western part of the U.S. state of Tennessee. It begins at the Mississippi state line in McNairy County, where the roadway continues as Mississippi Highway 2. It ends at the Kentucky state line in Lake County, when it crosses into the Kentucky Bend, a detached portion of Fulton County, Kentucky.

The monument for the 1862 Battle of Island Number Ten in the American Civil War is located on SR-22, approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Tiptonville.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Exit Destinations Notes
Mississippi state line 0.0 0.0 Southern terminus; roadway continues as Mississippi Highway 2 toward Corinth
McNairy Michie 4.6 7.4 SR 224 north (Michie–Pebble Hill Road) – Stantonville Southern terminus of SR-224
7.6 12.2 SR 57 – Pickwick Landing, Eastview
Hardin Shiloh 11.5 18.5 SR 142 south – Southside Southern end of SR-142 concurrency
Shiloh National Military Park 13.1 21.1 SR 142 north – Selmer Northern end of SR-142 concurrency; western terminus of Hamburg–Purdy Road
Crump 19.9 32.0 US 64 east (SR-15) – Savannah Southern end of US-64 concurrency
20.1 32.3 SR 69 north – Morris Chapel Southern terminus of SR-69
McNairy Adamsville 24.0 38.6 US 64 (East Main Street/SR-15 west) / SR 117 south (South Maple Street) – Selmer Northern end of US-64 concurrency; northern terminus of SR-117
  32.8 52.8 SR 69 south – Morris Chapel Southern end of SR-69 concurrency
Milledgeville 33.8 54.4 SR 22A north / SR 69 north (Saltillo Road) – Enville, Saltillo Northern end of SR-69 concurrency; southern terminus of SR-22A
Chester Enville SR 224 south (Leapwood Road) – Coon Creek Science Center Northern terminus of SR-224
Henderson   40.5 65.2 SR 201 north – Sardis Southern terminus of SR-201; eastern terminus of Roby Road
  42.5 68.4 SR 100 – Henderson, Scotts Hill
Lexington 51.7 83.2 SR 22A south (Cook Street) – Jacks Creek Northern terminus of SR-22A
53.7 86.4 US 412 / SR 104 (Church Street)
Parkers Crossroads 63.5 102.2 I-40 – Memphis, Nashville I-40, exit 108
Carroll Clarksburg 68.9 110.9 SR 424 east (Murphy Lane) – Yuma Southern end of SR-424 concurrency; eastern terminus of Pritchard Street
69.1 111.2 SR 424 west Northern end of SR-424 concurrency
Huntingdon 77.4 124.6 US 70 east (Veterans Drive South) – Camden Interchange; southern end of US-70 concurrency; no exit number
78.4 126.2
SR 22 Bus. north (Lexington Street)
Southern terminus of SR-22 Business
79.7 128.3
US 70 / US 70 Bus. (West Main Street/SR-1) – Jackson
Northern end of US-70 concurrency; western terminus of US-70 Business
80.5 129.6 US 70A west / SR 77 west Southern end of US-70A concurrency; eastern terminus of SR-77
81.9 131.8
US 70A east / SR 22 Bus. south (Paris Street) – Bruceton
Northern end of US-70A concurrency; northern terminus of SR-22 Business
McKenzie 88.6 142.6 SR 124 north (Old McKenzie Road) Southern terminus of SR-124; western terminus of Dr. Smith Lane
90.1 145.0 SR 423 – McKenzie
90.7 146.0 US 79 (Highland Drive/SR-76) – Paris
Henry 92.7 149.2 SR 140 south (Verdell Store Road) – Como Northern terminus of SR-140 and North Como Street
Weakley Gleason 98.9 159.2 SR 190 (Gleason–Newberry Store Road/Gleason–Como Road)
Dresden 104.3 167.9 SR 217 north (County Maintenance Road)
107.1 172.4 SR 54 (Morrow Street) – Greenfield
108.0 173.8 SR 89 (Sharon Highway/West Main Street) – Sharon, Palmersville
Martin 108.1 174.0 US 45E south (SR-216 west) / SR 431 north (Main Street) – Milan Interchange; southern end of US-45E concurrency; southern terminus of SR-431; eastern terminus of unsigned SR-216; no exit number
114.4 184.1 Industrial Park Drive Interchange; no exit number
117.2 188.6
US 45E Bus. south (North Lindell Street) / US 45E north (SR-372) – South Fulton
Interchange; northern end of US-45E concurrency; northern terminus of US-45E Business; no exit number
  118.2 190.2 SR 43 (Skyhawk Parkway) – South Fulton Interchange; no exit number
  119.8 192.8 SR 431 (University Street) – Martin Interchange; southbound exit and northbound entrance; no exit number
  122.6 197.3 Terrell Road Interchange; no exit number
Obion   125.2 201.5 Shaffner Road – Everett-Stewart Regional Airport Interchange; no exit number
  126.3 203.3 SR 431 (Reelfoot Avenue) – Union City Interchange; no exit number
Union City 127.0 204.4 Tyson Drive Interchange; no exit number
128.5 206.8 US 45W south (Nailling Drive) / SR 214 north (Ken Tenn Highway) – Union City, South Fulton Interchange; southern end of US-45W concurrency; southern terminus of SR-214; no exit number
128.9 207.4 US 45W north / US 51 north – South Fulton Interchange; northern end of US-45W concurrency; southern end of US-51 concurrency; no exit number; Road continues north as Section Line Road
131.0 210.8 SR 21 (North Clover Street)
133.6 215.0 US 51 south (Everett Boulevard) / SR 5 south (West Main Street) to US 45W – Troy Northern end of US-51 concurrency; southern end of SR-5 concurrency
134.8 216.9 SR 5 north (West Main Street) – Woodland Mills Northern end of SR-5 concurrency
  147.8 237.9 SR 157 north Southern terminus of SR-157
  156.1 251.2 SR 21 east – Hornbeak Southern end of SR-21 concurrency
Obion River Hill–Talley Bridge over the Obion River, marking the Obion–Lake county line
Lake Tiptonville 161.7 260.2 SR 78 (Carl Perkins Highway/Kentucky Street) – Dyersburg, Hickman, KY, Carl Perkins Boyhood Home, Air Park
162.2 261.0 SR 21 west (Church Street) Northern end of SR-21 concurrency
  165.1 265.7 SR 212 east (Negro Graveyard Road) – Northwest Correctional Complex Western terminus of SR-212
Kentucky state line 172.8 278.1 Northern terminus; roadway continues as Kentucky Bend Road into the eastern part of Kentucky Bend.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
SR-22 shield north of I-40 in Henderson County

Related routes[edit]

Alternate route[edit]

State Route 22A
Location: MilledgevilleLexington
Length: 26.0 mi[2] (41.8 km)
SR-22A shield at Jacks Creek

State Route 22A (SR-22A) is a 26.0-mile-long (41.8 km) alternate route of SR-22 that exists in the west-central part of the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its routing takes it through parts of McNairy, Chester, and Henderson counties. SR-22 is one of only three highways in the state to have signed alternate routes.[citation needed]

It begins in Milledgeville, at an intersection with the SR-22 mainline and SR-69, in McNairy County. The highway travels due west for one block and curves to the northwest and enters Chester County. Just on the outer city limits of Milledgeville, SR-22A curves to a western routing and enters Enville. There, it intersects the northern terminus of SR-224 (Leapwood Road) and curves to the north-northwest. After a slight jog to the west, it resumes its north-northwesterly routing and leaves town. SR-22A travels through rural areas of the county and enters Jacks Creek, where it intersects SR-100. The alternate route then curves to the north-northeast and enters Henderson County. It eventually enters Lexington, where it intersects the northern terminus of SR-200 and curves to a due-east routing and meets its northern terminus, an intersection with the SR-22 mainline in the extreme southern part of the city.[2]

SR-22A is not part of the National Highway System, a system of roadways important to the nation's economy, defense, and mobility.[3]


County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
McNairy Milledgeville 0.0 0.0 SR 22 / SR 69 – Adamsville, Savannah, Lexington Southern terminus
Chester Enville 4.0 6.4 SR 224 south (Leapwood Road) – Coon Creek Science Center Northern terminus of SR-224
Jacks Creek 12.3 19.8 SR 100 – Henderson, Decaturville
Henderson Lexington 25.3 40.7 SR 200 south (Life Road) Northern terminus of SR-200
26.0 41.8 SR 22 (South Broad Street) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Huntingdon business loop[edit]


State Route 22 Business
Location: Huntingdon, Tennessee
Length: 2.7 mi (4.3 km)

State Route 22 Business (SR 22 Bus.) is a business route in Huntingdon, Tennessee.

It begins at U.S. Route 70/State Route 364 south of downtown and heads north into downtown and junctions with US 70 Business in downtown and proceeds northward and comes to an end at State Route 22 and State Route 77 north of downtown.

Interstate 169[edit]

Interstate 169
Location: MartinUnion City

The SR-22 freeway section from Martin to Union City is proposed to be Interstate 169 (I-169), an auxiliary route of I-69.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Google (May 9, 2014). "Route of SR-22 (southern terminus to McKenzie)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
    Google (May 9, 2014). "Route of SR-22 (McKenzie to north of Tiptonville)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
    Google (May 9, 2014). "Route of SR-22 (north of Tiptonville to northern terminus)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Google (May 8, 2014). "Route of SR-22A" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ National Highway System: Tennessee (PDF) (Map). Federal Highway Administration. October 1, 2012. Retrieved May 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ Senate Joint Resolution 512, Act No. 512 of January 17, 2002. Retrieved on May 9, 2014.
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation (24 January 2003). "State Highway and Interstate List 2003".

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