Ohio State Route 220

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State Route 220

Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length14.00 mi[1] (22.53 km)
Major junctions
West end SR 772 near Waverly
Major intersections US 23 in Waverly
East end SR 32 / SR 124 near Piketon
CountryUnited States
Highway system
  • Ohio State Highway System
SR 219 SR 221

State Route 220 (SR 220) is an east–west state highway in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. Its western terminus is at SR 772 about 8.25 miles (13.28 km) west of Waverly, and its eastern terminus is at the SR 32/SR 124 concurrency 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Piketon. The entire route is in Pike County.

Route description

SR 220 begins at a T-intersection with SR 772 in Pebble Township. The route heads east through a rural, hilly area passing near the 1,200-foot-high (370 m) Combs Knob and Sponyers Knob.[2] SR 220 enters Pee Pee Township and descends 300 feet (91 m) into the valley formed by the Pee Pee Creek at the community of Daleyville. The route intersects the western terminus of SR 551 next to Lake White. SR 220 runs along the northwestern edge of the lake and along the base of a 300-foot-high (91 m) hill before reaching SR 552 at the northernmost point of the lake. Now no longer bounded by the lake, SR 220 begins to climb in elevation again before turning to the east towards Waverly. After entering the Waverly passing the Waverly High School campus, the road descends again, crosses the Crooked Creek, and enters downtown Waverly. Prior to this point, SR 220 was routed along North Street in Waverly. At the intersection with Market Street, SR 220 turns right onto it. At Emmitt Avenue, SR 220 intersects US 23, SR 104 and the northern terminus of SR 335 (though SR 335 heads north from this point). SR 220 continues southeast on Market Street for two more blocks before turning left onto West 3rd Street for two blocks, and heading south on Bridge Street out of Waverly. After exiting Waverly, it briefly reenters Pee Pee Township before crossing the Scioto River and entering Seal Township. In the community of Greggs Hill, SR 220 passes under two railroad overpasses and makes an S-curve before continuing south. For the remainder of the route, the route heads nearly due south east of Piketon and through Zahns Corner before ending at an intersection with the four-lane divided SR 32 and SR 124 (also called the James A. Rhodes Appalachian Highway). The road continues south as Pike County Route 81, Schuster Road.[3]


In 1923, the route south of Waverly that had been a part of the state highway system since 1912 (as SR 367) was renumbered to SR 220.[4][5] SR 220 was extended to its current western terminus at SR 772 in 1947 when it replaced all of SR 550, a road designated in 1937.[6][7][8][9] When SR 124 was moved on a new alignment south of Piketon between 1953 and 1955, SR 220 was routed along a one-half-mile-long (0.80 km) former portion of SR 124 called Zahns Corner Road.[10][11] In the mid 1990s when the Appalachian Highway was dualized across the state, SR 220's eastern terminus was moved further east along another old segment of SR 124 bringing the total mileage to over 15 miles (24 km).[12][13] By 2013, SR 220's eastern terminus was moved to a location near its original southern terminus from 1923 when a portion of Schuster Road (CR 81) was taken over by the state between the Appalachian Highway and the intersection of SR 220 and Zahns Corner Road.[14]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Pike County.

Pebble Township0.000.00 SR 772
Pee Pee Township4.076.55
SR 551 east (County Road)
Western terminus of SR 551
SR 552 east
Western terminus of SR 552
US 23 / SR 104 / SR 335 south (Emmitt Avenue)
Northern terminus of SR 335
Seal Township14.0022.53 SR 32 / SR 124 (James A. Rhodes Appalachian Highway) / CR 18 (Schuster Road)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

SR 220 Truck

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State Route 220 Truck

LocationWaverly, Ohio

SR 220 Truck is a truck route in and around Waverly so that trucks can bypass several turns in the downtown area while heading to and from US 23. The 2.1-mile-long (3.4 km) truck route begins at the intersection of SR 220, US 23, SR 104, SR 335 in the center of Waverly. The route heads south along US 23 (Emmitt Avenue) before turning southeast onto Pride Drive, northeast onto West 2nd Street, and southeast onto Depot Street before ending at SR 220 south of downtown Waverly.[15] Another branch of the truck route extends southwest along West 2nd Street to end at US 23 further south of the Pride Street intersection where the main truck route runs.[16]


  1. ^ a b "DESTAPE" (PDF). Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). July 16, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  2. ^ Piketon Quadrangle, Ohio (Topographic map). 1 : 24,000. 7.5 Minute Series. United States Geological Survey. 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2014.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Google (August 26, 2014). "Ohio State Route 220" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  4. ^ Map of Ohio Showing Inter-County Highways (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by James R. Marker, State Highway Commissioner. Ohio State Highway Department. 1912. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  5. ^ Map of Ohio Showing State Routes (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by L.A. Boulay, Director. ODOH. 1923. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  6. ^ 1936 Official Highway Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by John Jaster, Jr., Director. ODOH. 1936. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  7. ^ Official Ohio Highway Map 1937 (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by John Jaster, Jr., Director. ODOH. 1937. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  8. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1946 (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by Perry T. Ford, Director. ODOH. 1946. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  9. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1947 (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by Murray D. Shaffer, Director. ODOH. 1947. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  10. ^ Official 1953 Ohio Highway Map (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by S.O. Linzell, Director. ODOH. 1953. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  11. ^ Ohio Highway Map 1955 (MrSID) (Map). Cartography by S.O. Linzell, Director. ODOH. 1955. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  12. ^ "Traffic Survey Report of the State Highway System Western Half - Pike County" (PDF). ODOT. 1990. p. 2. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  13. ^ "1994 Pike Co. Average 24-Hour Traffic Volume" (PDF). ODOT. 1994. pp. 2–3. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  14. ^ "Pike County" (PDF). ODOT. June 2012. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  15. ^ Google (August 26, 2014). "Ohio State Route 220 Truck" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  16. ^ "Google StreetView imagery at intersection of US 23 and West 2nd Street". Google Maps. October 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2014.