West Virginia Route 72
|Maintained by WVDOH|
|Length:||55.7 mi (89.6 km)|
|South end:||WV 32 near Red Creek|
|US 50 near Rowlesburg|
|North end:||WV 7 near Kingwood|
West Virginia Route 72 is a north–south state highway in northern West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at West Virginia Route 32 southeast of Red Creek. The northern terminus is at West Virginia Route 7 east of Kingwood.
For much of the section between U.S. Route 219 east of Parsons and its southern end at West Virginia Route 32, WV 72 consists of a single paved lane with narrow gravel shoulders. Trucks are prohibited on this stretch by prominently-posted signs.
|||US 219 north – Thomas||south end of US 219 overlap|
|Parsons||US 219 south – Elkins||north end of US 219 overlap|
|||WV 38 west – Philippi|
|Preston||Macomber||US 50 west – Grafton||south end of US 50 overlap|
|US 50 east – Romney||north end of US 50 overlap|
|||WV 7 – Kingwood, Terra Alta|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.
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