Virginia State Route 229

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State Route 229 marker

State Route 229
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length: 14.66 mi[1] (23.59 km)
Existed: 1947 – present
Major junctions
South end:
US 15 Bus. / US 29 Bus. in Culpeper
North end: US 211 near Waterloo
Location
Counties: Culpeper
Highway system
SR 228 SR 230

State Route 229 (SR 229) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. Known for most of its length as Rixeyville Road, the state highway runs 14.66 miles (23.59 km) from U.S. Route 15 Business and US 29 Business in Culpeper north to US 211 near Waterloo. SR 229 connects Culpeper with Catalpa and Rixeyville in northern Culpeper County.

Route description[edit]

View north at the south end of SR 229 in Culpeper

SR 229 begins on a tangent with US 15 Business and US 29 Business in the town of Culpeper. The business routes head south as Main Street and veer east as James Madison Highway to reconnect with US 15 and US 29 northeast of Culpeper. SR 229 heads north as two-lane Main Street, which becomes Rixeyville Road when the highway leaves the town and passes through the hamlet of Catalpa, the site of the plantation Catalpa. The state highway passes through the village of Rixeyville before crossing the Hazel River, a tributary of the Rappahannock River. SR 229 passes to the west of Little Fork Church and the village of Jeffersonton before reaching its northern terminus at US 211 (Lee Highway) a short distance west of the U.S. Highway's crossing of the Rappahannock River a short distance south of the Fauquier County village of Waterloo.[1][2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Culpeper County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Culpeper 0.00 0.00
US 15 Bus. / US 29 Bus. (Main Street / James Madison Highway)
roundabout
14.66 23.59 US 211 (Lee Highway) – Sperryville, Warrenton, Gainesville
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 2011-12-09. 
  2. ^ Google (2011-12-09). "Virginia State Route 229" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-12-09. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
SR 212 Spurs of SR 21
1923-1928
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