Pennsylvania Route 844

PA 844PA Route 844Pa. 844
Pennsylvania Route 844 (PA 844) is a 14.9 mi state highway located in Washington County, Pennsylvania.wikipedia
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Pennsylvania Route 18

PA 18PA Route 1818
The eastern terminus is at PA 18 in Washington.
Before departing the city, 0.4 mi later, the route intersects with the eastern terminus of PA Route 844, turns northward, and passes through the village of Oak Grove.

Pennsylvania Route 50

PA 50PA Route 50Pa. 50
Along the way, the route intersects PA 50 and PA 231 in Independence Township and PA 331 in Canton Township.
The western terminus of the route is at Pennsylvania Route 844 in the Independence Township community of Independence less than a mile from the West Virginia state line.

West Virginia Route 27

WV Route 27
The western terminus is the West Virginia state line in Independence Township where the road becomes West Virginia Route 27 (WV 27).
The eastern terminus is at the Pennsylvania state line five miles (8 km) east of Wellsburg, where WV 27 continues east into the border town of Independence as Pennsylvania Route 844.

Pennsylvania Route 331

PA 331
Along the way, the route intersects PA 50 and PA 231 in Independence Township and PA 331 in Canton Township.
The eastern terminus is at PA 844 in Canton Township.

Pennsylvania Route 31

PA 3131Route 31
The entire stretch of PA 844 was designated as the westernmost part of PA 31 in 1928. In 1928, the road between the West Virginia border near Independence and PA 18 in Washington was designated as the westernmost portion of PA 31, which continued east from Washington to US 30 near Bedford.
PA 844 (Jefferson Avenue) was designated from PA 18 (Henderson Avenue) to the PA/WV state line.

Pennsylvania Route 231

PA 231PA Route 231Pa. 231
Along the way, the route intersects PA 50 and PA 231 in Independence Township and PA 331 in Canton Township. From this point, the road continues through more rural areas, forming a short concurrency with PA 231.
From here, PA 231 passes through more agricultural areas with some woodland and residences, coming to the PA 844 junction.

State highway

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Pennsylvania Route 844 (PA 844) is a 14.9 mi state highway located in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Washington County, Pennsylvania

Washington CountyWashingtonWashington Counties
Pennsylvania Route 844 (PA 844) is a 14.9 mi state highway located in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania

PACommonwealth of PennsylvaniaPa.
Pennsylvania Route 844 (PA 844) is a 14.9 mi state highway located in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

West Virginia

WVwestern VirginiaState of West Virginia
The western terminus is the West Virginia state line in Independence Township where the road becomes West Virginia Route 27 (WV 27).

Independence Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania

Independence TownshipIndependence
The western terminus is the West Virginia state line in Independence Township where the road becomes West Virginia Route 27 (WV 27).

West Middletown, Pennsylvania

West MiddletownWest Middleton
PA 844 is a two-lane undivided road that passes through rural areas in western Washington County, serving West Middletown.

Canton Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania

Canton TownshipCantonCanton Township, Pennsylvania
Along the way, the route intersects PA 50 and PA 231 in Independence Township and PA 331 in Canton Township.

Toll road

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The road between West Middletown and Washington became a private turnpike called the Washington and West Middletown Turnpike in 1852. In 1819, commissioners were appointed to lay out a turnpike between Washington and Wellsburg, West Virginia (then a part of Virginia) along the present-day alignment of PA 844.

West Newton, Pennsylvania

West NewtonWest Newton, PA
It was renumbered to PA 844 in September 1964 when the western terminus of PA 31 was cut back to West Newton.

Concurrency (road)

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From this point, the road continues through more rural areas, forming a short concurrency with PA 231.

Hopewell Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania

Hopewell TownshipHopewell
The route continues east into more forested areas with some residences, heading into Hopewell Township and becoming Jefferson Avenue.

Wolfdale, Pennsylvania

Wolfdale
Farther southeast, residential development near the road increases as it comes to the community of Wolfdale.

Chartiers Creek

Chartiers ValleyChartier's CreekChartiers
The route passes homes and a few businesses before heading into industrial areas and crossing the Chartiers Creek.

Wellsburg, West Virginia

WellsburgWellsburg, VirginiaWellsburg, WV
In 1819, commissioners were appointed to lay out a turnpike between Washington and Wellsburg, West Virginia (then a part of Virginia) along the present-day alignment of PA 844.

Virginia

Commonwealth of VirginiaVAState of Virginia
In 1819, commissioners were appointed to lay out a turnpike between Washington and Wellsburg, West Virginia (then a part of Virginia) along the present-day alignment of PA 844.

National Road

Cumberland RoadNational PikeHistoric National Road
The turnpike ran between the National Road in Washington and New Middletown and contained one tollgate.

U.S. Route 30 in Pennsylvania

US 30U.S. Route 30PA 1
In 1928, the road between the West Virginia border near Independence and PA 18 in Washington was designated as the westernmost portion of PA 31, which continued east from Washington to US 30 near Bedford.

Bedford, Pennsylvania

BedfordBedford, PABedford Springs, Pennsylvania
In 1928, the road between the West Virginia border near Independence and PA 18 in Washington was designated as the westernmost portion of PA 31, which continued east from Washington to US 30 near Bedford.