Ohio State Route 183

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State Route 183

Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length43.38 mi[1] (69.81 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 800 near Magnolia
Major intersections
North end SR 14 in Edinburg
CountryUnited States
CountiesTuscarawas, Carroll, Stark, Portage
Highway system
  • Ohio State Highway System
SR 182 SR 184
I-80OH-80 (1920).svg SR 81

State Route 183 (SR 183) is a north/south state highway in eastern Ohio. Its southern terminus is SR 800 in Sandy Township, approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) east of Sandyville and less than two miles (3.2 km) south of East Sparta. Its northern terminus is SR 14 in Edinburg Township near Interstate 76, about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Ravenna. The current route was commissioned in 1962.


At the 1923 Ohio state highway renumbering, a previous State Route 183 was established in Lucas County in an area that was later annexed by the city of Toledo. Its southern terminus was at U.S. 24 (South Detroit Avenue) and followed Byrne Road for its entire length, a short section of Dorr Street, Secor Road from Dorr Street to Whiteford Center Road, and Whiteford Center Road from Secor Road to the Ohio–Michigan border, which served as the route's northern terminus. This route was decommissioned in 1951.[3]

Most of modern State Route 183 was part of a larger State Route 80 established in 1923, with a southern terminus at the modern southern end of SR 183 in Sandy Township at what was then State Route 8 and a northern terminus at the original State Route 16 in Welshfield, which became U.S. Route 422 by 1927.[4][5] It was extended north in 1939 from Welshfield to State Route 87 in Burton.[6] As part of the creation of the Ravenna Army Ammunition Plant, the section of SR 80 between State Route 88 in Freedom and State Route 14 in Edinburg was decommissioned in 1941 with the section from Freedom north redesignated as State Route 700 in 1942.[7][8]

The current alignment of SR 183 was done in two parts. In 1937 the portion of the road between Alliance and U.S. 224 was made part of State Route 225 and the portion of SR 80 between Alliance and Atwater was rerouted further west, following State Route 619 west from Alliance and then turning north on Atwater Avenue NE, passing through Limaville and continuing to the junction with U.S. 224 in Atwater Center.[9] In 1948, the portion between Limaville and Alliance was rerouted along the current SR 183 alignment using Iowa Avenue NE heading northeast from Alliance, passing through the western edge of Limaville.[10] The short 0.5-mile (0.80 km) cosign with U.S. 224 in Atwater was added in 1958 as part of a realignment of U.S. 224 between Atwater and Akron that constructed a separate highway to parallel Waterloo Road.[11] The route was designated as State Route 183 in 1962, as part of the state's redesignation of highways with the same route number as the new interstate highways in Ohio. SR 80 signage was removed by June 1963.[2][12]

Major intersections

TuscarawasSandy Township0.000.00 SR 800 / CR 108 (Cross Roads Road) – Dover, Canton, Sandyville
SR 542 south (Main Street) / Carrollton Street – Dellroy
Northern terminus of SR 542
SR 171 east (Lisbon Street) / Main Street – Carrollton
Western terminus of SR 171
Sandy Township6.7910.93
SR 43 north – Canton
Southern end of SR 43 concurrency
CarrollBrown Township12.2119.65
SR 43 south (Canton Road) – Carrollton
Northern end of SR 43 concurrency
US 30 west (Lincoln Way) / Market Street
Southern end of US 30 concurrency
US 30 east (Lincoln Highway)
Northern end of US 30 concurrency
Paris Township21.9335.29 SR 172 – [[w:, Ohio|]], [[w:, Ohio|]]
Washington Township24.4739.38
SR 153 west (Louisville Street) / CR 106 – Louisville, Homeworth
Eastern terminus of SR 153
Alliance29.2147.01 US 62 / SR 173 (State Street)
SR 225 north (Union Avenue)
Southern terminus of SR 225
Lexington Township31.9251.37
SR 619 west – Hartville
Eastern terminus of SR 619
PortageAtwater Township38.2561.56
US 224 east / CR 87 (Waterloo Road) – Canfield
Southern end of US 224 concurrency
US 224 west – Barberton
Northern end of US 224 concurrency
Edinburg Township43.3869.81 SR 14 / CR 52 (Rock Spring Road) – Ravenna, West Branch State Park
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "DESTAPE". Ohio Department of Transportation. July 3, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Will Rt. 75 Become Known As Rt. 93?". The Logan Daily News. April 27, 1962. p. 1. Retrieved June 10, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ U.S.G.S. Topographic Maps: 7.5' Quadrangles for Sylvania (1937) Toledo (1938) and Rossford (1938) based on 1934-35 surveys. Also, Toledo 1:250,000 U.S.G.S. maps dated 1948 and 1956.
  4. ^ Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1923. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  5. ^ Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works (June 1, 1927). Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (PDF) (Map). 1:760,320. Columbus: Ohio Department of Highways and Public Works. OCLC 5673562. Retrieved August 15, 2020.
  6. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1939 (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1939. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  7. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1940 (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1940. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  8. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1942 (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1942. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  9. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1937 (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1937. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  10. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1948 (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1948. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  11. ^ 1958–1959 Official Ohio Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1958. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  12. ^ 1962 Official Ohio Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1962. Retrieved August 6, 2020.