Tennessee State Route 305

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State Route 305

SR 305 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length13.7 mi (22.0 km)
ExistedJuly 1, 1983[1]–present
Major junctions
South end SR 30 / SR 39 in Athens
Major intersections US 11 in Athens
I-75 near Athens
North end SR 68 in rural northeastern Meigs County
CountryUnited States
CountiesMcMinn, Meigs
Highway system
SR 304 SR 306

State Route 305 (SR 305) is a north-south state highway, although it goes in a more northwest-southeast direction, in Meigs and McMinn counties of East Tennessee.

Route description

SR 305 begins in McMinn County in downtown Athens at an intersection with SR 30 and SR 39. It goes north through neighborhoods along Ingleside Avenue to have an intersection with US 11/SR 2. The highway then turns northwest to leave Athens and have an interchange with I-75 at exit 52. It continues northwest through farmland and rural areas to cross into Meigs County. It continues northwest through farmland before coming to an end at an intersection with SR 68. The entire route of SR 305 is a two-lane highway.[2]

Major intersections

McMinnAthens0.00.0 SR 30 / SR 39 (Green Street/East Washington Avenue/East Madison Avenue) – Decatur, Etowah, Riceville, EnglewoodSouthern terminus
US 11 (Congress Parkway North/SR 2) – Cleveland, Calhoun, Niota, Sweetwater
I-75 – Chattanooga, KnoxvilleI-75 exit 52
Meigs13.722.0 SR 68 – Spring City, SweetwaterNorthern terminus; provides access to Watts Bar Dam, Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, and Watts Bar Lake
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ "The Road To 100 Years" (PDF). Tennessee Road Builder. Vol. 17, no. 5. September 2014. p. 22. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  2. ^ Google (July 29, 2019). "State Route 305" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 29, 2019.