State Road 65

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State Road 65 is a rural highway traveling north from U.S. 98 at Eastpoint in Franklin County to SR 12 west of Quincy in Gadsden County. Measuring 71.35 miles, SR 65 traverses area of Apalachicola National Forest through the settlements of Fort Gadsden, Sumatra and Central City. North of the forest, SR 65 connects with SR 20 at Hosford. Additionally a branch of County Road 65 extends north from Quincy along Attapulgas Highway 8.23 miles to Georgia Route 241 (Quincy Highway).

There are also two unsigned branches of County Road 65 in eastern Franklin County. The western segment lines East Bay north 3.23 miles from SR 300 to U.S. 98/319 at Magnolia Bluffs and Rose Drive. The 0.74 mile long eastern section provides a cut off from SR 300 to U.S. 98/398 at Eastpoint along Patton Drive.

Florida State Road 65 North
The first confirming marker for SR 65 northbound. The state road originates in a rural area west of Green Point along St. George Sound. Photo taken 08/03/08.
Sumtra lies just beyond the Liberty County line along SR 65 in 25 miles. The unincorporated community of Hosford is at the cross roads with SR 20 in 54 miles. Photo taken 08/03/08.
County Road 65 North
SR 65 previously overlapped with SR 12 along Madison Street three blocks north from U.S. 90 (Jefferson Street) to King Street in Quincy. Pictured here is the intersection with Washington Street. Photo taken 05/02/20.
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SR 12 was relocated from Madison and King Streets to bypass the Quincy Historic District via U.S. 90 and SR 269 in 2017. Photo taken 05/02/20. Second photo taken 04/10/10.
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CR 65 extends north along Madison Street from the former turn of SR 12 onto King Street in Quincy. Photo taken 05/02/20. Second photo taken 11/26/14.
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Shifting northeast, CR 65 (Madison Street) spans Quincy Creek onto Attapulgus Highway beyond the Quincy city line. Photos taken 05/02/20.
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The easternmost branch of CR 270A follows Salter Road 0.85 miles west to SR 267 (Bainbridge Highway). Photo taken 05/02/20. Second photo taken 05/02/20. Third photo taken 12/31/06.
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CR 270 along Woodward Road is one of six branches of the county road signed across Liberty and Gadsden Counties. Photos taken 04/10/10.
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CR 272 (Old Philadelphia Church Road) provides another link between CR 65 (Attapulgus Highway) and parallel SR 267 (Bainbridge Highway). Photos taken 04/10/10.
Northbound CR 65 drops 150 feet in elevation from Scottstown into a valley fed by Willacoochee Creek. Photo taken 04/10/10.
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CR 65A stems 2.43 miles north to the Georgia state line. Photo taken 12/31/06. Second photo taken 04/10/10.
CR 65 (Attapulgus Highway) crosses the Willacoochee Creek just north of CR 65A (Porter Mitchell Road). Photo taken 05/16/16.
CR 159A along Dodge Ball Park Road constitutes a 1.69 mile long between CR 65 (Attapulgus Highway) and CR 159 (Salem Road) near Dogtown. Photo taken 05/16/16.
The last reassurance marker for County Road 65 northbound. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Crossing the state line, CR 65 (Attapulgus Highway) transitions to Georgia State Route 241 (Quincy Highway). SR 241 travels northeast to Attapulgus. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Florida State Road 65 South
SR 65 branches south from SR 12 (Greensboro Highway) along Hosford Highway 10.59 miles to the Liberty County line. Photo taken 02/21/10.
Hosford, where SR 65 meets SR 65, is a 17 mile drive south from SR 12 (Greensboro Highway). Photo taken 02/21/10.
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SR 65 (Hosford Highway) crosses Interstate 10 just ahead of CR 65A (Juniper Creek Road). CR 65A comprises a 8.37 mile rural loop west from SR 65. Photos taken 02/21/10.
Approaching the south end of CR 65A (Juniper Creek Road). Photo taken 02/21/10.
CR 65A (Juniper Creek Road) arcs west to CR 65D (Telogia Creek Road) and north to CR 274 (Providence Road) southeast of Greensboro. Photo taken 02/21/10.
Hosford Highway next meets the west end of County Road 65B (Old Federal Road). Photo taken 02/21/10.
A 11.96 mile long route, CR 65B heads east to SR 267 at Wetumpka and north to CR 268 (High Bridge Road). Photo taken 02/21/10.
Continuing south from SR 20, SR 65 passes through the small street grid of Hosford. Photo taken 01/16/16.
The community of Telogia is three miles south of SR 20 and Hosford along SR 65 at CR 67. Photo taken 01/16/16.
CR 2224 (Blue Creek Road) comprises a 9.60 mile long loop east from SR 65 and north to SR 20. Photo taken 01/16/16.
CR 2224 along Blue Creek Road and Old Blue Creek Road replaced Florida Secondary 267. SR 267 combines with SR 20 further east to Bloxham in Leon County. Photo taken 01/16/16.
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SR 65 turns more to the southwest from CR 2224 to span Telogia Creek. Photos taken 01/16/16.
CR 67A provides a cutoff from SR 65 south of Telogia Creek to CR 65 southbound toward Carrabelle. Photo taken 01/16/16.
St. George Sound comes into view at the south end of SR 65. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98/319 overlap west to Eastpoint and the bridge spanning East Bay to Apalachicola and east to Carrabelle. Photo taken 08/03/08.
U.S. 98 straddles the shoreline around the Big Bend east into Wakulla County and west throughout the Emerald Coast to Pensacola. Photo taken 08/03/08.
County Road 65 - Bay Shore Drive
CR 65 (N Bayshore Drive) intersects Old Ferry Dock Road just north of U.S. 98/398 at Indian Creek Public Park. Photo taken 06/27/09.
Old Ferry Dock Road spurs west from CR 65 (N Bayshore Drive) to a boat ramp on East Bay. Photo taken 06/27/09.
CR 65 (S Bay Shore Drive) south from U.S. 98/319 to SR 300 is part of the Big Bend Scenic Byway Coastal Trail. Photo taken 06/27/09.

Photo Credits:

12/31/06, 08/03/08, 06/27/09, 02/21/10, 04/10/10, 11/26/14, 01/16/16, 05/16/16, 05/02/20 by AARoads

Connect with:
U.S. 90
U.S. 98
U.S. 319
State Road 12
State Road 20
State Road 300 / County Road 300
State Route 241
County Road 270A

Page Updated 06-02-2020.

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