SC 43 
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Previous SC 43's:

1922 ROUTE LOG
SC 41: 0 - 0
SC 40: 36 - 36


1951 ROUTE LOG
GA STATE LINE: 0 - 0
SC 28: 7.0 - 7.0
SC 670: 0.5 - 7.5
Edgefield-McCormick Line: 7.9 - 15.4
SC 67: 2.2 - 17.6
US 25: 3.6 - 21.2
SC 430: 6.8 - 28.0
Saluda-Edgefield Line: 3.0 - 31.0
US 178, SC 19, SC 39: 7.7 - 38.7
SC 194: 0.4 - 39.1
SC 391: 13.9 - 53.0
Lexington-Saluda Line: 3.0 - 56.0
US 1 SB: 14.1 - 70.1
US 1 NB: 0.8 - 70.9
SC 6 EB: 0.8 - 71.7
SC 6 WB: 0.3 - 72.0
US 1, US 21, US 321, SC 215: 10.9 - 82.9
SC 43 #1: An original state highway that ran from SC 41 (now SC 377) Lane east to SC 40 (now US 17) Georgetown.
In 1923, SC 43 was renumbered as SC 44. Today it is S-45-16, US 521 Business, and US 521.

1922 Auto Trails
SC 43 from Lane to Georgetown
1922 Auto Trails
1923 Auto Trails
SC 44 replaces SC 43
1923 Auto Trails

SC 43 #2: Appeared in 1923 as new primary routing running from SC 10 (now US 221) McCormick east to SC 21 (now S-19-36) northwest of Edgefield.
In 1925 or 1926, SC 43 east was truncated to a relocated SC 21 (now US 25) west of Pleasant Lane. The old route southeast toward Edgefield became part of SC 21 (now US 25).
By 1926, SC 43 was extended west replacing a bit of SC 10 to end at SC 20 (now S-33-11).
About 1929, SC 43 was extended east as new primary routing to end at SC 19-24-392 (now US 178/SC 39-121) Saluda.

1924 Blue book
SC 43 original routing
1924 Blue book
1926 Official
SC 43 truncated to relocated SC 21
1926 Official
1930 Official
SC 43 extended to Saluda
1930 Official

In 1933, SC 43 was extended west 5 miles as new primary routing towards the Georgia State Line.
In May 1933 (SCDOT), SC 43 was extended west as more new primary routing to the ferry to Georgia.
In July 1936 (SCDOT), SC 43 was extended from Saluda to SC 391.
Also in July 1936 (SCDOT), a separate piece of SC 43 was created from the Saluda/Lexington line east 8 miles.
In April 1937 (SCDOT), the piece between SC 391 and Lexington County was placed into the state highway system.
In June 1937 (SCDOT), SC 43 was extended east as new primary routing to US 1 Lexington.
In 1939, SC 43 was extended with US 1 into Lexington, then north with SC 6, then east as new primary routing to end at US 1-21/SC 2-5-215 West Columbia.

1937 Official
SC 43 extended to Lexington
1937 Official
1939 Official
SC 43 extended to Georgia ferry
1939 Official

In 1940, SC 43 was given a bridge to connect to GA 70.

1933 Official
SC 43 extended toward Georgia
1933 Official
1935 Official
SC 43 extended to Georgia ferry
1935 Official
1940 Official
SC 43 bridge to Georgia
1940 Official

In 1940, SC 43 was moved to new primary routing bypassing Lexington. Also in 1940, SC 43 was put on new alignment across northwestern Lexington County, leaving behind what is now Jimmie Long Rd and S-32-46 Ridge Rd; S-32-115 Spool Wheel Rd/S-32-114 Peachland Rd-Sim Johnson Rd-Walter Rawl Rd-Hook Land Ln/S-32-215 St Johns Church Rd.

1938 Lexington County
SC 43 original Lexington County routing
1938 Lexington County

1940 Lexington County
SC 43 straightened out plus given a bypass of Lexington
1940 Lexington County

In 1947, the SC 43 bypass of Lexington may have briefly been downgraded to S-32-18 but was restored as SC 43 by 1948.
In 1952, SC 43 was renumbered as US 378.

1952 Official
SC 43 replaced by US 378
1952 Official

 

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