West Virginia Route 20

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West Virginia Route 20 marker

West Virginia Route 20
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length256.2 mi[1] (412.2 km)
Major junctions
South end US 52 in Bluewell
  US 19 in Princeton
WV 3 in Hinton
I‑64 near Sandstone
US 60 in Rainelle
WV 39 in Nettie
US 33 / US 119 near Buckhannon
I‑79 in Quiet Dell
US 50 in Clarksburg
North end WV 7 near New Martinsville
Location
CountiesMercer, Summers, Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Webster, Upshur, Barbour, Harrison, Wetzel
Highway system
US 19US 22
View south along WV 20 in Rock Cave

West Virginia Route 20 is a major north–south state highway in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at U.S. Route 52 in Bluewell, a small unincorporated suburb of Bluefield. The northern terminus is at West Virginia Route 7 three miles (5 km) east of New Martinsville. WV Route 20 is the longest state route in West Virginia.

Attractions[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
MercerBluewell US 52 – Bluefield, Welch, Bramwell Historic District
Princeton WV 104 east
US 19traffic circle around Mercer County Courthouse
WV 104 to I‑77 / US 460
Summers WV 3 east – Aldersonsouth end of WV 3 overlap
WV 3 west – Beckleynorth end of WV 3 overlap
Hinton WV 107 south (2nd Avenue)
CR 7 (Meadow Creek Road) to I‑64 – Beckley, Lewisburg
GreenbrierRainelle US 60 west – Charlestonsouth end of US 60 overlap
Charmco US 60 east – Lewisburgnorth end of US 60 overlap
NicholasNettie WV 39 west – Summersvillesouth end of WV 39 overlap
Fenwick WV 39 east / WV 55 east – Richwoodnorth end of WV 39 overlap; south end of WV 55 overlap
Craigsville WV 55 west – Muddlety, Summersvillenorth end of WV 55 overlap
Webster WV 82 west to US 19 / I‑79 – Birch River
Webster Springs WV 15 east – Valley Headsouth end of WV 15 overlap
WV 15 west – Flatwoodsnorth end of WV 15 overlap
UpshurRock Cave WV 4 south – Sutton
Buckhannon CR 12 / CR 151 (Main Street)former US 33 / US 119 south
US 33 to US 119 south / I‑79 – Weston, Elkinsinterchange (future US 48); south end of US 119 overlap
US 119 north – Philippinorth end of US 119 overlap
Harrison WV 57 east – Philippi
I‑79 – Charleston, ClarksburgI-79 exit 115
Nutter Fort WV 58 east – Stonewood, Bridgeport
WV 98 west to US 19
Clarksburg US 50 to I‑79 – Parkersburg, Bridgeportinterchange
US 19 south (Milford Street)south end of US 19 overlap
US 50 – Parkersburg, Bridgeportinterchange
Shinnston US 19 north – Shinnstonnorth end of US 19 overlap
Wetzel WV 7 – New Martinsville, Morgantown
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Factbook". West Virginia Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2012-10-01.