Florida State Road 12 branches northeast from SR 20 at Bristol to Greensboro and U.S. 90 south of Gretna. Combining with U.S. 90 across the city of Quincy, SR 12 continues east to U.S. 27 at Havana. The state road measures 42.06 miles overall. County Road 12 extends 16.81 miles east from U.S. 27 to Concord and U.S. 319 at Iamonia in northeastern Leon County.
The southern branch of County Road 12 forms a 21.40 mile long loop north from SR 65 at Wilma in Apalachicola National Forest to Orange and SR 20 in Bristol.
Through Quincy, SR 12 was realigned to bypass the Quincy Historic District along an extended overlap with U.S. 90 east to the SR 269 / Quincy Bypass north. 1.538 miles of SR 12 along Madison Street and King Street west of SR 269 was relinquished by the state in 2017.1 Construction on the 1.6 mile long Quincy Bypass ran from October 26, 2012 until Summer 2014.2
Historically the alignment of State Road 12 east from King Street in Quincy to SR 159 in Havana was a part of U.S. 90. By 1949 State Road 10 was built from Quincy southeast to Santa Clara and Midway while U.S. 90 overlapped with U.S. 27 south from Havana into Tallahassee. U.S. 90 shifted south from SR 12 to its present day alignment in 1951.
The first confirming marker for SR 12 eastbound stands between SR 20 and Main Street in Bristol.
The western branch of Liberty County Road 270 loops 7.72 miles north from SR 12 to CR 1641 near Torreya State Park.
SR 12 (Bristol Highway) enters the town of Greensboro just after the split with Coleman Avenue.
The branch of CR 270 from CR 1641 at Torreya State Park ties into SR 12 at the turn from Green Avenue onto Selman Street.
CR 270 navigates along Selman Street, Jackson Street and Sycamore Street west out from Greensboro. SR 12 follows Greensboro Highway east from town to Interstate 10.
Another branch of County Road 270 lines Tolar-White Road 1.93 miles north from SR 12 (Selman Street) to CR 270A (Flat Creek Road).
CR 274 angles southeast from SR 12 along Providence Road to Providence and Sawdust at the forthcoming intersection.
Interstate 10 runs between the Greensboro and Gretna city limits west toward Marianna and east to Tallahassee.
A 2.85 mile leg of CR 270 on Bassett Road winds northeast from SR 12 to CR 268 (Church Street) near the Gretna city center.
CR 270A (Flat Creek Road) merges with SR 12 (Greensboro Highway) just ahead of the north end of SR 65 (Hosford Highway).
King Street leads west along old SR 12 to the Quincy Historic District. C & E Farm Road extends north from SR 12/269 to Quincy Municipal Airport (2J9).
CR 161 branches northeast from SR 12 along Point Milligan Road to Branchville and CR 159 west of Jamieson.
CR 159 is incorrectly marked as heading south from SR 12 along Salem Road instead of north. The county road arcs 8.02 miles northwest to Jamieson, Dogtown and Georgia State Route 309.
Short Cut Road south from SR 12 (Havana Highway) to U.S. 27 is state maintained and posted as SR 159.
CR 161 (Point Milligan Road) south converges with SR 12 (Havana Highway) west from Branchville.
SR 12 overlaps with SR 269 for 1.57 miles south to U.S. 90. King Street continues west along former SR 12 to Madison Street (CR 65) in Quincy.
The Quincy Bypass constitutes a controlled access route with two 12 foot travel lanes and 10 foot outside shoulders.
Tanyard Branch converges with Quincy Creek below the 1,242 foot long span3 on the Quincy Bypass.
SR 12 overlaps with U.S. 90 for 5.95 miles west across the city of Quincy to Douglas City. Strong Road extends west from the Quincy Bypass to CR 268 (High Bridge Road).
Heading west from U.S. 90 at Douglas City, CR 12 (Greensboro Highway) approaches CR 65A (Dewey Johnson Way) north into Gretna.
CR 270A (Flat Creek Road) branches 10.88 miles west from SR 12 (Greensboro Highway) to Flat Creek and CR 269 south of Rosedale.
The CR 270 branch along Bassett Road southwest from Gretna ties into SR 12 at this intersection.
SR 12 proceeds southwest from the end of CR 270 along Martin Luther King Road alongside Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve.
SR 20 locally joins Bristol with Hosford at SR 65 to the east and with Blountstown in neighboring Calhoun County to the west.
|SR 12 followed Madison Street three blocks north from U.S. 90. The state road intersected Washington Street by the Gadsden County Courthouse. Photo taken 11/26/14.|
|Reassurance marker formerly posted along Madison Street north at Franklin Street outside Downtown Quincy. Photo taken 11/26/14.|
|SR 12 turned east onto King Street at the south end of CR 65. CR 65 extends Madison Street north onto Attapulgus Highway toward Decatur County, Georgia Photo taken 11/26/14.|
|CR 65 runs 8.23 miles north to Georgia Route 241 (Quincy Highway). King Street led SR 12 east 1.2 miles to the Quincy city line at Airport Road. Photo taken 11/26/14.|
|King Street linked SR 267 (Adams Street) with SR 12 from one block to the west. Photo taken 05/12/15.|
|Confirming marker posted along E King Street beyond CR 65. Photo taken 05/12/15.|
|King Street east through the Quincy Historic District. Photo taken 05/12/15.|
|Havana is a ten mile drive from King Street in Quincy via SR 12. Photo taken 05/12/15.|
|SR 12 (King Street) crossed Quincy Creek east of Camellia Drive. Photo taken 05/12/15.|
|The Quincy Bypass (SR 269) ties into King Street and SR 12 (Havana Highway) at C & E Farm Road and the east Quincy city limits. Photo taken 05/12/15.|
|SR 12 was realigned to overlap with SR 269 south on the Quincy Bypass from King Street in 2017. SR 12 follows Havana Highway 9.58 miles east to U.S. 27 in Havana. Photo taken 05/12/15.|
|SR 12 previously entered the city of Quincy along E King Street at Airport Road. Photo taken 11/26/10.|
|SR 12 proceeded west along King Street to CR 65 north along Madison Street. Photo taken 11/26/10.|
|SR 12 turned southward from King Street onto Madison Street for three blocks to U.S. 90 (Jefferson Street). Photo taken 11/26/10.|
|Madison Street (old SR 12) meets U.S. 90 by the Gadsden County Courthouse. Photo taken 11/26/10.|
|U.S. 90 and SR 12 overlap west to Douglas City. U.S. 90 travels southeast from Quincy to Tallahassee. Photo taken 11/26/10.|
- "Re: Florida" online posting by emory, AARoads Forum, September 14, 2017.
- "Construction Scheduled to Begin on Quincy Bypass. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), news release. October 22, 2012.
- SR269, R.Strong Rd over Quincy Creek, Gadsden County, Florida. BridgeReports.com.
11/26/10, 11/26/14, 05/12/15 by AARoads
Page Updated 04-24-2020.