U.S. Highway 178


U.S. 178 North
U.S. 178 (Fairview Road) northbound at the Exit 39 diamond interchange of Interstate 20. This otherwise rural junction is situated along the U.S. highway between the towns of Batesburg & Leesville (joint pop. 5,517) and Pelion (pop. 553). Photo taken 08/05/00.
U.S. 178 (Brevard Highway) northbound at the western terminus of South Carolina 288 (Table Rock Road) in northern Pickens County. South Carolina 288 travels east from the U.S. highway six miles to Pumpkintown (South Carolina 8) and 18 miles to Marietta and U.S. 276. Photo taken 07/23/04.
One quarter of a mile west of South Carolina 288 is the U.S. 178 (Brevard Highway) northbound junction with South Carolina 11 (Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway). South Carolina 11 straddles the Upstate of South Carolina between Walhalla and Gaffney. Photo taken 07/23/04.
A four-way stop governs the intersection of U.S. 178 (Brevard Highway) with South Carolina 11 (Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway). South Carolina 11 meets South Carolina 130 15 miles to the west near Salem on the drive to Tamassee. To the east, the state highway merges with South Carolina 8 in nine miles and reaches the village of Cleveland in 19 miles with U.S. 276. Photo taken 07/23/04.
U.S. 178 reassurance shield posted on the Moorefield Memorial Highway northbound after South Carolina 11. U.S. 178 snakes its way ten miles upward to Rocky Bottom and Sassafras Mountain. Photo taken 07/23/04.
Scenery along the winding road that U.S. 178 travels between South Carolina 11 and the North Carolina state line at Sassafras Mountain. The peak of Sassafras Mountain lies east of the Moorefield Memorial Highway and stands as the tallest mountain within the Palmetto State at 3,560 feet. Use State Route S-39-199 east from U.S. 178 to Sassafras Mountain Road to access the summit. U.S. 178 travels through Beasley Gap en route to Rocky Mountain before crossing into Transylvania County, North Carolina. Photos taken 07/23/04.

Page Updated February 5, 2005.

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