West Virginia Route 20

West Virginia Route 20 is a major north–south state highway in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at U.S. Route 52 in Bluewell, a small unincorporated suburb of Bluefield. The northern terminus is at West Virginia Route 7 three miles (5 km) east of New Martinsville. WV Route 20 is the longest state route in West Virginia.

West Virginia Route 20 marker

West Virginia Route 20
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length256.2 mi[1] (412.2 km)
Major junctions
South end US 52 in Bluewell
  US 19 in Princeton
WV 3 in Hinton
I-64 near Sandstone
US 60 in Rainelle
WV 39 in Nettie
US 33 / US 119 near Buckhannon
I-79 in Quiet Dell
US 50 in Clarksburg
North end WV 7 near New Martinsville
Location
CountiesMercer, Summers, Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Webster, Upshur, Barbour, Harrison, Wetzel
Highway system
US 19US 22
View south along WV 20 in Rock Cave

AttractionsEdit

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
MercerBluewell  US 52 – Bluefield, Welch, Bramwell Historic District
Princeton  WV 104 east
  US 19traffic circle around Mercer County Courthouse
    WV 104 to I-77 / US 460
Summers  WV 3 east – Aldersonsouth end of WV 3 overlap
  WV 3 west – Beckleynorth end of WV 3 overlap
Hinton  WV 107 south (2nd Avenue)
   CR 7 (Meadow Creek Road) to I-64 – Beckley, Lewisburg
GreenbrierRainelle  US 60 west – Charlestonsouth end of US 60 overlap
Charmco  US 60 east – Lewisburgnorth end of US 60 overlap
NicholasNettie  WV 39 west – Summersvillesouth end of WV 39 overlap
Fenwick   WV 39 east / WV 55 east – Richwoodnorth end of WV 39 overlap; south end of WV 55 overlap
Craigsville  WV 55 west – Muddlety, Summersvillenorth end of WV 55 overlap
Webster    WV 82 west to US 19 / I-79 – Birch River
Webster Springs  WV 15 east – Valley Headsouth end of WV 15 overlap
  WV 15 west – Flatwoodsnorth end of WV 15 overlap
UpshurRock Cave  WV 4 south – Sutton
Buckhannon   CR 12 / CR 151 (Main Street)former US 33 / US 119 south
    US 33 to US 119 south / I-79 – Weston, Elkinsinterchange (future US 48); south end of US 119 overlap
  US 119 north – Philippinorth end of US 119 overlap
Harrison  WV 57 east – Philippi
  I-79 – Charleston, ClarksburgI-79 exit 115
Nutter Fort  WV 58 east – Stonewood, Bridgeport
   WV 98 west to US 19
Clarksburg   US 50 to I-79 – Parkersburg, Bridgeportinterchange
  US 19 south (Milford Street)south end of US 19 overlap
  US 50 – Parkersburg, Bridgeportinterchange
Shinnston  US 19 north – Shinnstonnorth end of US 19 overlap
Wetzel  WV 7 – New Martinsville, Morgantown
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Factbook". West Virginia Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2012-10-01.