U.S. 1 travels 172.00 miles north through eastern Georgia between Nassau County, Florida south of Folkston to North Augusta, South Carolina from Downtown Augusta. Throughout the Peach State, U.S. 1 is cosigned with State Route 4, and business routes are SR 4BU. U.S. 1 passes through the seat of every County it travels through in Georgia.
Heading north from the Florida state line and Charlton County, U.S. 1 overlaps with U.S. 23 to 37.74 miles to U.S. 82 at Waycross. There U.S. 1-23 Business separate to the city center while U.S. 1/23 combine with U.S. 82 for 7.26 miles from south of Downtown to a western bypass of the Ware County seat. U.S. 1/23 resume northward from U.S. 82 to Alma and northern Bacon County. The 73.50 mile long overlap concludes with U.S. 23 turning northwest to Hazelhurst and U.S. 1 angling northeast to Baxley.
U.S. 1 joins the Appling County seat with the Toombs County seat of Lyons and Interstate 16. U.S. 1 bypasses Swainsboro to the west while a 7.87 mile long business route serves the Emanuel County seat. Continuing north into Jefferson County, business routes separate at Wadley (3.48 miles) and Louisville (2.76 miles). U.S. 221 joins U.S. 1 north from Louisville, 15.07 miles to Wrens.
Beyond Wrens, U.S. 1 runs northeast into Augusta / Richmond County to Fort Gordon and Interstate 520. Within the I-520 loop, U.S. 1 constitutes an arterial route along Deans Bridge Road east to U.S. 78. U.S. 1 overlaps with U.S. 78/278, 5.32 miles to the Savannah River and the state line. U.S. 25 joins the three routes from Peach Orchard Road at a trumpet interchange. Passing east of Downtown Augusta, U.S. 1-25-78-278 shift onto an expressway from RIRO ramps at Watkins Street to Martintown Road (U.S. 25) in North Augusta, South Carolina.
U.S. 1 Georgia Guides
Page Updated 06-17-2020.