Northern Terminus: Poplar, NC (Tennessee State Line)
Southern Terminus: Near Jupiter, NC (Via US 19/23)
Total Miles: 44
A section of NC 197 at the Buncombe-Yancey border is unpaved, very rare for a state highway at this day and age. At the state line, NC 197 becomes TN 395 and continues towards Erwin.
Red Hill (03/18/01)