Ohio State Route 207

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State Route 207

Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length32.11 mi[1] (51.68 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 159 near Chillicothe
Major intersections
North end US 62 / SR 3 / SR 56 in Mount Sterling
CountryUnited States
CountiesRoss, Pickaway, Fayette, Madison
Highway system
  • Ohio State Highway System
SR 206 SR 208
I-277OH-277 (1960).svg SR 278

State Route 207 (SR 207) is a 32-mile-long (51 km) northwest-southeast state highway in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. The first northern terminus of SR 207 is at a roundabout with SR 159 nearly four miles (6.4 km) north of Chillicothe. Its second northern terminus is in Mount Sterling, following a 0.33-mile (0.53 km) long concurrence with U.S. Route 62 (US 62) and SR 3, at the intersection where they meet SR 56.

Route description

SR 207 through Pancoastburg

Along the way, SR 207 passes through northern Ross County, southwestern Pickaway County, northeastern Fayette County and extreme southeastern Madison County.[5] There are no segments of this highway that are included within the National Highway System (NHS).[6]


SR 207 was assigned in 1962. Running along the majority of SR 207's present path, excepting the southernmost portion of the highway between US 23 and SR 104, along with the SR 104 concurrency, the designation replaced the entirety of what was SR 277 prior to that year. The change was necessitated by the coming of the Interstate Highway System to Ohio, which included construction of Interstate 277 in the Akron vicinity. Ohio follows a standard that no route number can be duplicated between different types of state highways, so SR 277 became SR 207.[2] [3]

In 2007, SR 207 was extended on the south end via a nearly 0.50-mile (0.80 km) concurrency with SR 104, and an all-new alignment running east from SR 104 across the Scioto River to a new interchange with the US 23 expressway in northern Ross County, north of Chillicothe.[7][8]

SR 207 was later extended from US 23 east to SR 159. Work on $8 million extension commenced in October 2019.[9][10] Originally, the extension was supposed to intersect with SR 180 and SR 159. However, after officials discovered a wetland in their environmental study, the extension was revised to meet with SR 159 south of SR 180.[10] The extension opened to traffic in October 2020 that included a roundabout at its southern terminus with SR 159.[11]

From the completion of the extension of OH-207 in October 2020, the extension has overgone multiple signage changes. When the extension was opened, it was signed east-west, which would eventually be changed to north-south in 2021. It would be flipped in 2023, with the part that always has been designated "south" to be designated "south" on the extension instead of "north".

Major intersections

RossGreen Township0.00–
SR 159Roundabout
US 23 – Chillicothe, ColumbusInterchange
Union Township3.405.47

SR 104 south to US 35 – Chillicothe, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, V.A. Memorial Stadium, Adena Mansion
Southern end of SR 104 concurrency
SR 104 north
Northern end of SR 104 concurrency
Clarksburg14.5823.46 SR 138 (High Street)
PickawayPerry Township20.0432.25 US 22 – Circleville, New Holland, Washington Court House
FayetteNo major intersections
MadisonMount Sterling31.7751.13
US 62 west / SR 3 (West Columbus Street)
Southern end of US 62/SR 3 concurrency

US 62 east / SR 3 north (East Columbus Street) / SR 56 east (South London Street)
Northern end of US 62/SR 3 concurrency; southern end of SR 56 concurrency

US 62 west / SR 3 south (Main Street) / SR 56 west (North London Street) to I-71
Northern end of SR 56 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "RT-02N-DESTAPE files". Ohio Department of Transportation. June 30, 2021. Retrieved October 20, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Official Ohio Highway Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by ODOH. Ohio Department of Highways. 1961. Retrieved September 1, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Official Ohio Highway Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by ODOH. Ohio Department of Highways. 1962. Retrieved September 1, 2011.
  4. ^ "Will Rt. 75 Become Known As Rt. 93?". The Logan Daily News. April 27, 1962. p. 1. Retrieved June 10, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Google (October 20, 2021). "Ohio State Route 207" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 20, 2021.
  6. ^ National Highway System: Ohio (PDF) (Map). Federal Highway Administration. December 2003. Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  7. ^ Official Ohio Transportation Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by ODOT. Ohio Department of Transportation. 2003. Retrieved September 1, 2011.
  8. ^ Official Ohio Transportation Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by ODOT. Ohio Department of Transportation. 2007. Retrieved September 1, 2011.
  9. ^ "Ross-207 Extension". Ohio Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  10. ^ a b Barnhart, Toria (October 25, 2019). "Construction begins on Ross-207 extension, roundabout project". Chillicothe Gazette. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
  11. ^ "State Route 207 Connector opens in Ross County". Ohio Department of Transportation. October 8, 2020. Retrieved December 19, 2020.

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