South Carolina Highway 225

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South Carolina Highway 225

Route information
Maintained by SCDOT
Length5.900 mi[1] (9.495 km)
Major junctions
South end US 25 / US 178 near Greenwood
Major intersections US 221 near Greenwood
North end
SC 72 Bus. near Greenwood
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
Highway system
SC 223 SC 230

South Carolina Highway 225 (SC 225) is a 5.900-mile (9.495 km) state highway in the U.S. state of South Carolina that travels southwest of Greenwood. The highway serves as a southwestern bypass for the city. The easternmost 12 mile (0.80 km) of the highway is known as West Scotch Cross Road.

Route description

SC 225 begins at the U.S. Route 25 (US 25)/US 178 concurrency southeast of Greenwood. The highway swings around to the west side of the city where it ends at SC 72 Business (SC 72 Bus.).[2]


The original SC 225 was established in 1940 as a new primary route, running from Waterloo to Cross Hill. The route was soon extended west to just east of Ware Shoals. In 1948, the route was downgraded.

The current SC 225 was created between 1974 and 1977 as a new route. The route originally ran from SC 72 Bus. to US 221. The route was extended slightly east to the US 25/US 178 overlap in either 1988 or 1989.

Major intersections

The entire route is in Greenwood, Greenwood County.

0.0000.000 US 25 / US 178 – Edgefield, SaludaSouthern terminus
1.1601.867 US 221 – Laurens, McCormick
4.8907.870 SC 10 (McCormick Highway / Maxwell Avenue) – Greenwood, McCormick
SC 72 Bus. (West Cambridge Avenue) – Greenwood, Abbeville
Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "Highway Logmile Report". South Carolina Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 26, 2020.
  2. ^ Google (June 26, 2013). "Overview map of SC 225" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 26, 2013.

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