Texas State Highway 243

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State Highway 243 marker

State Highway 243
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 27.909 mi[2] (44.915 km)
Existed: by 1938[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 175 in Kaufman
East end: SH 64 in Canton
Highway system
SH 242 SH 244

State Highway 243 or SH 243 is a state highway that runs from Kaufman east to Canton. The route was designated by 1938 from Kaufman through Canton to Van. The section from Canton to Van was removed in 1942 when it was transferred to FM 16.[3]

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Kaufman Kaufman US 175 – Dallas, Athens Western terminus
FM 987 (N. Jefferson St.)
SH 34 south (S. Washington St.) – Ennis West end of SH 34 concurrency
SH 34 north (Terrell Hwy.) – Terrell East end of SH 34 concurrency
FM 2727
FM 2515
FM 429
Van Zandt FM 47
Canton SH 198 (S. Buffalo St.) – Mabank
SH 19 (S. Trade Days Blvd.) – Athens, Emory
SH 64 (E. Dallas St.) – Wills Point, Tyler Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Highway Map (Map). Texas State Highway Department (Texas Department of Transportation). 1938. 
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway No. 243". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 16". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.