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State Route 1
Maintained by TDOT
Length: 538.8 mi (867.1 km)
west end: I-55 US-61 / US-64 / US-70 / US-79 (Riverside Drive) – Memphis at Memphis-Arkansas Bridge
east end: US-11E / US-19 / SR-34 (Volunteer Parkway) – Bristol
Counties: Shelby, Fayette, Tipton, Haywood, Madison, Carroll, Benton, Humphreys, Dickson, Cheatham, Davidson, Rutherford, Cannon, Warren, Van Buren, White, Cumberland, Roane, Loudon, Knox, Grainger, Hawkins, Sullivan
Tennessee State Routes
< SR-840 SR-2 >
Map showing the west end of SR-1 in Memphis

State Route 1 (SR-1), known as the Memphis to Bristol Highway, is a mostly-unsigned state highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee that is 538 miles (866 km) long. It stretches all the way from Memphis in the southwest corner of the state to Bristol in the northeast corner. Most of the route is overlaid on U.S. Highway 70 and U.S. Highway 11W.

SR-1 begins at Interstate 55 on the Tennessee end of the Memphis-Arkansas Bridge. U.S. Highway 61, U.S. Highway 64, U.S. Highway 70 and U.S. Highway 79 come off the bridge alongside SR-1; US-61 soon turns south with State Route 14. The other three U.S. Highways split east onto State Route 3, and U.S. Highway 51 joins, only to split with State Route 4 where SR-1 turns east alone onto North Parkway. However, US-64, US-70 and US-79 soon rejoin SR-1 at State Route 57. All of SR-1 through Memphis, except for the section on its own, is a primary route.

After leaving Memphis, SR-1 runs along the following routes:

It is primary or secondary as follows:

Map showing the east end of SR-1 in Bristol

In Bristol, SR-1 leaves U.S. Highway 11W right at the state line, and heads east on its own (as a primary route) along State Street. It turns south at U.S. Highway 11E/U.S. Highway 19, ending two blocks later at Broad Street (State Route 34).

Counties traversed (west to east)

State Route 1 traverses the counties shown in the table below.

Counties traversed by State Route 1
County miles kilometers
Shelby 30.8 49.6
Fayette 7.9 12.7
Tipton 4.8 7.7
Haywood 28.1 45.3
Madison 32.1 51.6
Carroll 32.4 52.1
Benton 12.9 20.7
Humphreys 27.6 44.5
Dickson 21.9 35.2
Cheatham 9.4 15.1
Davidson 32.2 51.9
Rutherford 29.7 47.7
Cannon 14.9 24.0
Warren 24.4 39.3
Van Buren 2.9 4.6
White 22.2 35.7
Cumberland 34.2 55.0
Roane 28.0 45.0
Loudon 7.2 11.6
Knox 36.4 58.5
Grainger 31.4 50.5
Hawkins 41.4 66.6
Sullivan 25.4 40.8

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