Iowa Highways: 200 to 219

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Iowa 200
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
Original northern terminus: Keystone; it was truncated at the south city limits on October 1, 1980.
Original southern terminus: US 30
Counties: Benton
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the road was paved in 1959.
Replaced by: City streets (5th Avenue, Railroad Street, and Main Street in 1980); County Road V42 (at decommissioning)
Terminus photos
Iowa 201
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
Original northern terminus: US 30, later US 30/218
Original southern terminus: Norway
Counties: Benton
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the road was paved in 1958 (on a new alignment where it entered Norway from the east instead of from the west).
Replaced by: County Road W24; it made a turn to the west before ending and continued as County Road E66.
Terminus photos
Iowa 202 (I)
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: July 1, 1967
Original western terminus: US 218
Original eastern terminus: Shellsburg
Counties: Benton
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the road remained gravel at decommissioning (but was paved shortly afterward).
Replaced by: County road (now numbered E36)
Iowa 202
Length: 10½ miles/17 kilometers
Northern terminus: IA 2 north of Moulton
Southern terminus: Missouri state line; it continues southward as MO 202 before ending at US 63 in Lancaster, MO.
Terminus photos

Counties: Appanoose, Davis
Cities along route: Moulton
History
Designated: January 1, 1969, replacing IA 142 (I).
Paving history: The entire road was paved at the time of designation.
Notes
At the same time IA 202 was designated, Missouri promoted a state secondary highway south of the state line to MO 202. (Most north-south highways in Missouri are odd-numbered, according to the Missouri Highways Page, but 148 and 202 — both of which connect with Iowa highway numbers of the same name — are exceptions.)
Iowa 203
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: August 13, 1980 (the city of Terril took over its share on November 1)
Original western terminus: US 71 in Milford
Original eastern terminus: Terril
Counties: Dickinson
Paving history: There were no paved segments at designation. The post-1951 alignment was gravel until it was paved in 1955.
Major alignment changes: On August 28, 1951, IA 203 was changed from an east-west spur to a north-south spur connecting IA 9 near Superior and Terril.
Replaced by: County Road A34 (original east-west segment); County Road N14 plus Main and State streets in Terril (at decommissioning)
Iowa 204
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
Original northern terminus: Garden Grove
Original southern terminus: IA 2
Counties: Decatur
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it was paved in 1960.
Replaced by: County Roads J20 (east-west segment) and R69 (north-south segment)
Terminus photos
Iowa 205
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
Original western terminus: IA 137 (I), later US 65, south of Indianola
Original eastern terminus: Milo; it was truncated at the west city limits on August 1, 1990.
Counties: Warren
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it was paved in 1957.
Replaced by: City streets (Belmont, 4th, and Main Streets in Milo in 1990); County Road G58 (at decommissioning)
Terminus photos
Iowa 206
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
Original western terminus: IA 137 (I), later US 65
Original eastern terminus: Lacona
Counties: Warren
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it was paved in 1961.
Replaced by: County Road G76
Terminus photos
Iowa 207
Designated: December 1, 1930 (number approved November 11)
Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
Original western terminus: New Virginia
Original eastern terminus: US 69
Counties: Warren
Paving history: The original segment was unpaved at decommissioning (but has since been paved); the post-1958 alignment was gravel at first but paved by the time I-35 opened.
Major alignment change: In 1958, it became a spur from I-35 (present-day exit #43) eastward into New Virginia, making a turn to the north before ending (at the time of its decommissioning, County Road R45 continued from its former east endpoint)
Replaced by: County road, now numbered G76 (in 1958); County Road G76 (at decommissioning)
Terminus photos (1959-2003 alignment)
Iowa 208 (I)
Designated: December 1, 1930
Decommissioned: January 20, 1931
Original northern terminus: West gate of Backbone State Park
Original southern terminus: US 20 west of Masonville
Counties: Delaware, Buchanan
Paving history: There were no paved segments.
Replaced by: IA 187
Note: The Highway Commission approved IA 208 as a spur from Lamont to US 20 on November 11, 1930, and the extension north and eastward to Backbone State Park was approved on November 12. The entire road was not signed until December 1.
Iowa 208 (II)
Designated: 1931
Decommissioned: June 26, 1974
Original northern terminus: IA 3 (later IA 2)
Original southern terminus: Blanchard
Counties: Page
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it was gravel at the time of decommissioning (but was paved shortly afterward).
Replaced by: County Road M48
Iowa 209
Designated: January 8, 1931
Decommissioned: August 10, 1976
Original western terminus: IA 149 north of Williamsburg
Original eastern terminus: Conroy
Counties: Iowa
Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it remained gravel at decommissioning (but has since been paved).
Replaced by: County Road F34
Iowa 210
Length: 35 miles/56 kilometers
Western terminus: IA 141 near Woodward
Eastern terminus: US 65 near Collins
Terminus photos

Counties: Dallas, Boone, Story
Cities along route: Woodward, Madrid, Slater, Huxley, Maxwell

Multiplexes:
  • 400 feet (one city block) with IA 17 in Madrid. This is the shortest concurrency of two state-maintained highways in Iowa.
  • History
    Designated: January 8, 1931, as a double-spur route between Slater and Maxwell
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1955.
    Major alignment changes:
  • September 26, 1978: North-south segment in Slater decommissioned (it is now County Road R38)
  • November 1980: Extended westward from Slater to IA 141 along the former County Road E63 and IA 89 (II), and eastward from Maxwell to US 65 along the former County Road E63.
  • Iowa 211
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: August 25, 1980 (the city of Cambridge took over its share on July 1)
    Original northern terminus: Cambridge
    Original southern terminus: IA 210 southeast of Huxley
    Counties: Story
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1955.
    Replaced by: County Road R70
    Iowa 212 (I)
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: December 5, 1933
    Original northern terminus: IA 8 at Dysart
    Original southern terminus: US 30 at Belle Plaine
    Counties: Tama, Benton
    Paving history: There were no paved segments.
    Replaced by: An extension of IA 73 (I)
    Iowa 212
    Length: 12 miles/19 kilometers
    Western terminus: IA 21 south of Belle Plaine
    Eastern terminus: US 6 in Marengo
    Terminus photos

    Counties: Iowa
    History
    Designated: September 15, 1934 (number approved May 22), from Dysart to Marengo. This replaced IA 73 (I), part of which replaced IA 212 (I) only nine months earlier.
    Paving history: At designation, the only paved segment was from Belle Plaine to the Benton/Iowa county line.
  • 1937: Paved segment from US 30 to Belle Plaine added to highway
  • 1955: Last segment, from the Benton/Iowa county line to Marengo, upgraded from bituminous to paved

  • Major alignment changes:
  • October 1934: North-south segment between Dysart and Belle Plaine superseded by IA 21
  • October 26, 1937: Extended westward from Belle Plaine, along former US 30 segments, to the relocated US 30 east of Tama.
  • July 1, 1980: Truncated west of the Tama/Benton county line when the city of Chelsea assumed jurisdiction of its piece of IA 212; Tama County took over its share of the road on July 31. The standalone segment in Tama County became County Road E66.
  • August 4, 1981: Truncated at the junction with IA 21 south of Belle Plaine. A small piece (less than 0.1 mile) in Benton County was still maintained by the state as unsigned IA 940 until July 1, 2003. (Terminus photos)
  • Iowa 213
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: December 22, 1980 (the city of Blakesburg took over its share on October 13)
    Original northern terminus: US 34
    Original southern terminus: Blakesburg
    Counties: Monroe, Wapello
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1961.
    Replaced by: County Road T61
    Former terminus photos
    Iowa 214
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
    Original northern terminus: Wellsburg
    Original southern terminus: IA 57, later IA 175
    Counties: Grundy
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, it was upgraded from bituminous to paved in 1969.
    Replaced by: County Road T19
    Terminus photos
    Iowa 215
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: July 1, 2003
    Original northern terminus: IA 57, later IA 175, in Eldora
    Original southern terminus: Union
    Counties: Hardin
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1955.
    Replaced by: County Road S62 (it turned eastward for its last few blocks and continued as D65, but that piece was entirely within Union's city limits).
    Terminus photos
    Iowa 216
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: February 3, 1981 (the city of Exline took its share of the road on February 6)
    Original northern terminus: IA 60 (later IA 5) south of Centerville
    Original southern terminus: Exline
    Counties: Appanoose
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1958.
    Major alignment changes:
  • April 27, 1949: A relocation of IA 60 in Centerville and short extension of IA 277 superseded part of IA 216.
  • March 6, 1951: IA 216 became an east-west spur, replacing its old gravel road alignment; its west end was moved to a point about midway between Centerville and Cincinnati.
  • Replaced by:
  • A ½-mile extension of IA 277 (in 1949)
  • Relocated IA 60 (I) (1½ miles in 1949)
  • Gravel roads, now 555th Street and 230th Avenue (in 1951)
  • County Road T16 (at decommissioning)
  • Former terminus photos
    Iowa 217
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: December 31, 1989
    Original western terminus: Breda
    Original eastern terminus: US 71
    Counties: Carroll
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was upgraded from bituminous to paved in 1967.
    Replaced by: County Road E16
    Former terminus photos
    Iowa 219
    Designated: January 8, 1931
    Decommissioned: December 15, 1980
    Original northern terminus: Lake Park
    Original southern terminus: IA 9
    Counties: Dickinson
    Paving history: Unpaved at designation, the entire road was paved in 1938.
    Replaced by: County Road M27
    Former terminus photos

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