Kentucky Route 70

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Kentucky Route 70 marker

Kentucky Route 70
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length294.962 mi[1] (474.695 km)
Major junctions
West end US 60 in Smithland
 
East end US 150 near Brodhead
Location
CountiesLivingston, Crittenden, Caldwell, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Butler, Edmonson, Barren, Metcalfe, Green, Taylor, Casey, Pulaski, Lincoln, Rockcastle
Highway system
KY 69I-71

Kentucky Route 70 (KY 70) is a long east-east state highway that originates at a junction with U.S. Route 60 (US 60) in Smithland in Livingston County, just east of the Ohio River. The route continues through the counties of Crittenden, Caldwell, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Butler, Edmonson, Barren, Barren, Metcalfe, Green, Taylor, Casey, Pulaski, Lincoln and back into Pulaski again to terminate at a junction with US 150 near Maretburg in Rockcastle.

Route description[edit]

Livingston County[edit]

Kentucky Route 70 begins in the Livingston County seat of Smithland, Kentucky, originating at a junction with US Route 60. It travels eastward to a junction with KY 866, and reaches a dead end at Tiline, along the Cumberland River.[2] KY 70 does not connect from there to Dycusburg, not since the ferry service at that point was discontinued in 1951.[3][4]

Crittenden and Caldwell counties[edit]

KY 70 returns to life at Dycusburg, on the Crittenden County side of the river. KY 295 ends at that same point. KY 70 moves on to join US Route 641 and Kentucky Route 91 in southern Crittenden County, and all three routes enters Caldwell County near the community of Frederica. KY 70 and 91 departs from US 641, and then the two state routes split not too long after. Highway 91 goes southeast for Princeton, while KY 70 continues due east to go through mainly rural sections of northern Caldwell County, intersecting Kentucky Route 293 just northeast of Princeton.[5]

Hopkins and Muhlenberg counties[edit]

KY 70 crosses the Tradewater River into Hopkins County. It intersects }KY 109 at Beulah, and then reaches Madisonville, the Hopkins County seat. It gets co-signed with U.S. Route 41 in downtown Madisonville before breaking off and then traverses the Exit 114 interchange of Interstate 69 (I-69) (formerly Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway exit 42) on the east side. It intersects KY 85 just east of town before KY 70 enters Muhlenberg County, while KY 85 provides access into McLean County.

After entering Muhlenberg County, KY 70 goes through mainly northern areas of that county, including intersections with Kentucky Routes 175, and 181, before reaching the Central City area, where it would join US 431 for a little while.

In Central City, US 431 and KY 70 both meet US Route 62, and then traverse the exit 58 interchange of the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway (also known as the WK Parkway). That interchange was a former toll booth site until the 1987 discontinuation of the WK Parkway's toll plazas.[6]

The concurrently running US 431 and KY 70 continues southeastward from Central City through the intersection of KY 176 in Drakesboro, all the way to about 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Drakesboro. Much of US 431's concurrency with KY 70 is designated as part of a Kentucky Scenic Byway.[7]

KY 70 breaks off from US 431 at that point south of Drakesboro, and will provide a scenic drive from there, past the old site of the Rochester Dam before crossing the Mud River into Butler County. Steam from the Tennessee Valley Authority's Paradise Coal-firing plant can be seen from the highway between Drakesboro and Rochester.[8]

Butler County[edit]

In Butler County, Kentucky Route 70 intersects KY 369 while going through Rochester. It then intersects Kentucky Route 106 (KY 106/Huntsville-Quality Road) not too far southeast of there, and would then go on to the communities of South Hill and Dunbar.

Not too far east of Dunbar, KY 70 intersects KY 1468 and enters the city of Morgantown. The route intersects an interchange of [[Interstate 165 (Kentucky)|I-165, the former William H. Natcher Parkway. That intersection opened during the 1999-2000 fiscal year.[9] Between the Natcher Parkway and US 231/KY 79, KY 70 is known as Veterans Way and runs concurrently with US 231 Truck and KY 79 Truck.[10]

KY 70 runs concurrently with U.S. Route 231 and Kentucky Route 79 from Morgantown, over the Green River into the community of Aberdeen. In Aberdeen, KY 70 actually departs US 231 a little bit after KY 79 does. KY 70 then intersects KY 79 for a final time, continuing east from Aberdeen through Jetson, and then Roundhill, where it intersects Kentucky Route 185.[11]

Edmonson, Barren, and Metcalfe counties[edit]

Bridge carrying KY 70/259 in Brownsville

After the intersection with KY 185, KY 70 immediately enters Edmonson County. KY 70 then rolls onward towards the communities of Huff and Windyville. It then meets KY 259, and then KY 70 and 259 run concurrently to cross the Green River at Brownsville, the Edmonson County seat. This is KY 70's second crossing of the Green River. The two state routes run concurrently throughout the city of Brownsville, and splits just south of the Edmonson County High School on the south side of town.[12]

KY 70 is the main route through Mammoth Cave National Park in Edmonson and Barren Counties. KY 70 traverses the Mammoth Cave National Park before entering Barren County, traversing the exit 53 interchange of Interstate 65, and meeting Kentucky Route 90 and then US Route 31W in Cave City, which is the core part of a tourism hotbed in Barren County because of the close proximity to the Mammoth Cave National Park.[13][14]

Kentucky State Highway 70's intersection with KY 90 at Cave City, Kentucky

Most of KY 70 from Brownsville to Cave City is designated as an official Kentucky Scenic Byway. KY 70 from the Mammoth Cave park's southeast boundary to the junction with KY 90 is part of the Cordell Hill Scenic Byway, most of which is the core route of the annual Roller Coaster Yard Sale, which includes parts of KY 90 and KY 63 in the southern part of the state.[15]

After departing Cave City, KY 70 eventually crosses US Route 31E, and heads for Hiseville, and then crosses into the northern part of Metcalfe County. Once it crosses into Metcalfe County, it will go through Sulphur Well. Beyond that point, KY 70 will join US 68.[16][17]

Green and Taylor counties[edit]

Both KY 70 and US Route 68 begins a concurrency going through northern Metcalfe County before entering Green County and go through Exie, and Greensburg to cross the Green River (this is KY 70's third Green River crossing). After running a concurrency with a third route, KY 61, US 68/KY70 continues into Taylor County. In Campbellsville, KY 70's companionship with US 68 ends, and KY 70 goes back to being a standalone highway. KY 70 is replaced with KY 55 in terms of concurrency with US 68 for its course to Lebanon.[18]

KY 70, alone, will go through eastern Taylor County towards Mannsville.

Casey, Lincoln, Pulaski, and Rockcastle counties[edit]

Kentucky Route 70 reaches Casey County, where it reaches Liberty, cross the Green River for a fourth time, and intersect US 127. After that KY 70 crosses the Green River for a fifth and final time, and traverses mainly rural areas of Casey, and then Lincoln and Pulaski Counties. US 27 crosses KY 70 near Eubank, just north of Science Hill.

KY 70 ends at its eastern terminus at a junction with US 150 in the Rockcastle County community of Broadhead, just west of Mount Vernon. [19]

Points of interest[edit]

History[edit]

Kentucky Route 70 was one of the many charter routes when the Kentucky State Highway system was first started in the 1920s and 1930s.[23]

The low underpass under railroad tracks near Eubank just west of the US 27 junction has been closed and bypassed with a highway overpass just north of old route. The new roadway is wider and has no restrictions.

Improvements were completed in Liberty in early 2013 to widen KY 70 from near Green River bridge, to Connector Road, as part of the Dry Ridge Hill reconstruction project. Future plans include major upgrades further east past High School with improvements ending near KY 501.

Reconstruction of KY 70 west of Liberty from KY 1547 to KY 206 area near Creston. Further plans would create a more direct route for KY 70 to connect Liberty to Campbellsville

KY 70 was and still is the main route through Mammoth Cave National Park in Barren and Edmonson counties.

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
LivingstonSmithland0.0000.000 US 60Western terminus
6.85011.024 KY 2232 south (Sugar Creek Road)Northern terminus of KY-2232
11.38618.324 KY 866 south (Paradise Road)/Tyline RoadKY-70 ends in Livingston County at this point
Gap in route due to closure of ferry (Tyline Road follows former KY-70 route east to river)
CrittendenDycusburg11.38618.324 KY 295 southNorthern terminus of KY-295; KY-70 continues at this point
11.82219.026 KY 902 east (Fredonia Road)Western terminus of KY-902
Frances16.80527.045 KY 855 northBegin concurrency with KY-855
17.38127.972 KY 855 southEnd KY-855 concurrency
US 641 / KY 91 northBeginning of concurrency with US-641 and KY-91
CaldwellFredonia23.65238.064 KY 902 west (Bakers Lane)Beginning of KY-902 concurrency
23.77338.259 KY 902 east (Piney Lane)Ending of KY-902 concurrency
23.99738.619 US 641 south (Cassidy Avenue)End of concurrency with US-641
24.48939.411 KY 91 east (Marion Road)End of KY-91 concurrency
Flat Rock29.40847.328 KY 1077 north (Rowland Cemetery Road)Southern terminus of KY-1077
33.18553.406 KY 139 (Farmersville Road)
Fryer37.93661.052 KY 293 southBeginning of KY-293 concurrency
38.92062.636 KY 293 northEnd of KY-293 concurrency
Hopkins40.97265.938 KY 291 north (Dalton Road)Southern terminus of KY-291
45.24472.813 KY 2273 west (Fergustown Road)Eastern terminus of KY-2273
Beulah46.82375.354 KY 109 (Rabbit Ridge Road/Charleston Road)
Richland52.05883.779 KY 1337 east (Earlington Road)Western terminus of KY-1337
Madisonville56.97091.684 KY 1302 west (Pleasant View Road)Eastern terminus of KY-1302
57.45992.471 KY 2274 south (Legion Drive)Northern terminus of KY-2774
58.38093.954 US 41 south (South Main Street) / KY 481 south (East McLaughlin Avenue)Beginning of concurrency with US-41; northern terminus of KY-481
59.10395.117 US 41 north (North Main Street) / KY 262 west (West Center Street)End of concurrency with US-41; eastern terminus of KY-262
61.59899.132 I-69 south – HopkinsvilleExit 114 from SB 69 & ramps to SB 69 [Former Pennyrile Parkway]
61.74299.364 KY 254 north (Brown Road) to I-69 north – HendersonExit 114 from NB 69; ramp to NB is off 254
64.156103.249 KY 1221 south (Pond River-Colliers Road)Northern terminus of KY-1221
65.199104.928 KY 85 east (Anton Road) – SacramentoKY-70 turns right (east) along Central City Road here; Anton Road continues straight as KY-85; western terminus of KY-85
MuhlenbergEarles75.192121.010 KY 175 southBeginning of KY-175 concurrency
74.082119.223 KY 175 northEnding of KY-175 concurrency
78.610126.511 KY 181 to Western Kentucky Parkway – Greenville
Central City83.055133.664 US 431 north (Phillip Stone Way) / KY 304 east (Front Street)Begin concurrency with US-431; western terminus of KY-304
84.430135.877 US 62 west (Everly Brothers Boulevard)Begin concurrency with US-62
84.515136.014 KY 277 north (West Reservoir Avenue)Southern terminus of KY-277
85.298137.274 KY 2103 north (Ash Street)Southern terminus of KY-2103
85.889138.225 US 62 east (Everly Brothers Parkway) / KY 1031 north (South 2nd Street) – Beaver DamEnd concurrency with US-62; 1031 follows former routing of US-431; 62 continues straight ahead while 431/70 turn right (62 to Beaver Dam)
86.589139.351 Western Kentucky Parkway west – PaducahExit 58 from WB parkway and ramp to WB parkway
86.689139.512 Western Kentucky Parkway east – ElizabethtownExit 58 from EB parkway and ramp to EB parkway
86.917139.879 KY 604 eastWestern terminus of KY-604
87.629141.025 KY 2107 southNorthern terminus of KY-2107
92.115148.245
KY 2107 Conn. to KY 2107 north
Connector road to KY-2107, primarily for traffic heading south on 431/70
92.185148.357 KY 2107 northNo access to 2107 North from SB 431/70; southern terminus of KY-2107
Drakesboro92.700149.186 KY 176 – Greenville, ParadiseBoulevard = WB, Avenue = EB
Browder94.333151.814 US 431 south – Dunmor, Lewisburg, RussellvilleEnd concurrency with US-431
Ennis98.193158.026 KY 2270 southNorthern terminus of KY-2270
ButlerRochester103.312166.265 KY 369 north (Russellville Street) to KY 1117Southern terminus of KY-369
105.066169.087 KY 106 south (Huntsville-Quality Road) – QualityNorthern terminus of KY-106
108.472174.569 KY 3205 southNorthern terminus of KY-3205
Morgantown112.133180.461 KY 2267 south (Dunbar-Leetown Road)Northern terminus of KY-2267
112.709181.388 KY 1117 west (Provo Road)Eastern terminus of KY-1117
115.016185.100 KY 1468 east (Gardner Lane Road)Western terminus of KY-1468
115.512185.899
I-165 south / US 231 Truck south / KY 79 Truck south – Bowling Green
Exit 29 from southbound Natcher Parkway and ramps to Natcher Parkway South; Begin concurrency with US 231 Truck andf KY 79 Truck.
115.612186.059 I-165 north – OwensboroExit 29 from northbound Natcher Parkway and ramps to Natcher Parkway North
117.013188.314 KY 403 north (Logansport Road) / KY 2162 east (Old Logansport Road)Beginning of brief concurrency of KY-403; western terminus of KY-2161
117.103188.459 US 231 (G.L. Smith Street) / KY 79 / KY 403 south – Morgantown, WoodburyEnd KY-403 concurrency; end concurrency with US 231 Truck and KY 79 Truck; begin concurrency with US-231 and KY-79
117.847–
118.127
189.656–
190.107
Bridge over the Green River at Morgantown
Aberdeen118.916191.377 KY 79 north (Caneyville Road) – CaneyvilleEnd KY-79 concurrency
119.163191.774 KY 1328 east (Leonard Oak Road)Western terminus of KY-1328
119.874192.919 US 231 north (Beaver Dam Road) – Beaver Dam, Hartford, OwensboroEnd of concurrency with US-231
120.605194.095 KY 79 (Caneyville Road)
Huldeville124.776200.808 KY 340 north (Brooklyn Road)Southern terminus of KY-340
Jetson129.635208.627 KY 1328 west (Millshed Road)Eastern terminus of KY-1328
Whittinghill130.457209.950 KY 411 north (Love Lee Road)Southern terminus of KY-411
Roundhill135.432217.957 KY 185 – Big Reedy, Bowling Green
EdmonsonHuff139.293224.170 KY 187 north (Sunfish Road) – Sunfish, LeitchfieldSouthern terminus of KY-187
141.820228.237 KY 655 east (Segal Road)Western terminus of KY-655
Windyville142.796229.808 KY 655 (Segal Road) – AsphaltEastern terminus of KY-655
143.904231.591 KY 1365 north (Grassland-Black Gold Road)Southern terminus of KY-1365
Brownsville145.394233.989 KY 259 north – Bee Spring, LeitchfieldBegin KY-259 concurrency
146.074235.083 KY 183 north (Lock Road)Southern terminus of KY-183
146.222–
146.464
235.321–
235.711
Bridge over KY 183 (Lock Road), the Green River, and CR-1203
147.203236.900 KY 2184 north (Washington Street) – Brownsville City Park, Green River Amphitheater, Camp JoySouthern terminus of KY-2184
147.551237.460Houchin's Ferry RoadAlternate route to Edmonson County High School
147.613237.560Wildcat Way to Edmonson County High School
147.843237.930 KY 259 south (South Main Street) to KY 101 – Rhoda, Smiths Grove, Bowling GreenEnd concurrency with KY-259
Mammoth Cave152.517245.452 KY 2325 south (Silent Grove Church Road)Northern terminus of KY-2325
157.617253.660Mammoth Cave Parkway north – Tours/Visitor CenterMain entrance to Mammoth Cave NP; beginning of concurrency with Mammoth Cave Parkway
160.117257.683 Mammoth Cave Parkway south / KY 255 south to I-65 – Park CityEnd concurrency with Mammoth Cave Parkway; begin concurrency with KY-255
Barren161.890260.537 KY 255 north – Frozen Niagara Entrance, Mammoth Cave Tours/Visitors CenterEnd concurrency with KY-255
Cave City165.303266.029 I-65 south – NashvilleExit 53 to/from 65 south
165.403266.190 I-65 north – LouisvilleExit 53 to/from 65 north
165.548266.424 KY 90 east (Happy Valley Road) – GlasgowWestern terminus of KY-90; 70 turns north here while 90 begins directly east
166.966268.706 US 31W (Dixie Highway) – Horse Cave, Park City, Bowling Green, Caverna Memorial Hospital
167.645269.798 KY 2195 east (Old Lexington Road)Western terminus of KY-2195
168.601271.337 KY 685 south (Wilson Road)Northern terminus of KY-685
172.063276.909 US 31E (Jackson Highway) – Hodgenville, Glasgow, Barren River Lake S.R.P.
Hiseville175.336282.176 KY 740
176.635284.266 KY 314 north (Center Road) – CenterSouthern terminus of KY-314
177.167285.123 KY 2131 west (Corral Hill-Halfway Road)Eastern terminus of KY-2131
MetcalfeKnob Lick182.340293.448 KY 640 south / KY 2435 northNorthern terminus of KY-640; southern terminus of KY-2435
182,953294,434 KY 1243 northSouthern terminus of KY-1243
186.457300.073 KY 869 northSouthern terminus of KY-869
195.326314.347 US 68 west to Cumberland Parkway – EdmontonBeginning of concurrency with US-68
Green197.933318.542 KY 729 north (Little Barren Road)Southern terminus of KY-729
202.083325.221 KY 487 north (Little Barren Road)Southern terminus of KY-487
203.606327.672 KY 218 west – Horse CaveEastern terminus of KY-218
Greensburg209.461337.095 KY 61 south – ColumbiaBegin concurrency with KY-61
210.892339.398 KY 417 east (Legion Park Road)Western terminus of KY-417
211.794340.849 KY 61 west – HodgenvilleEnd concurrency with KY-61
214.135344.617 KY 793 westEastern terminus of KY-793
Taylor215.948347.535 KY 2764 westEastern terminus of KY-2764
216.297348.096 KY 883 northSouthern terminus of KY-883
Campbellsville219.893353.883 KY 323 (Friendship Pike/West Main Street)Friendship Pike to the west, West Main Street to the east
220.788355.324 KY 55 south / KY 210 west – Columbia, Green River Reservoir State Park, HodgenvilleBegin concurrency with KY-55; eastern terminus of KY-210
221.585356.606 KY 323 west (North Columbia Avenue)Eastern terminus of KY-323
221.725356.832 KY 527 north (North Central Avenue) / US 68 east / KY 55 north (East Broadway Street) – LebanonEnd concurrency with US-68/KY-55; 70 continues to the east on South Central Avenue
222.805358.570 KY 372 south (Smith Ridge Road)Northern terminus of KY-372
223.606359.859 KY 3518 north (Watertower Bypass)
225.893363.540 KY 76 east (Kniffey Road) – Elkhorn, Pikes Ridge Recreation AreaWestern terminus of KY-76
226.752364.922 KY 1799 north (Reids Chapel Road)Southern terminus of KY-1799
Acton228.368367.523 KY 1798 east (Stoner Creek Road) / KY 2784 north (Wooleyville Road)Western terminus of KY-1798; southern terminus of KY-2784
Mannsville231.637372.784 KY 337 north (Bradfordsville Road) – BradfordsvilleSouthern terminus of KY-337
231.957373.299 KY 659 east (Raikes Hill Road)Western terminus of KY-659
234.824377.913 KY 1798 west (Stoner Creek Road)Eastern terminus of KY-1798
235.682379.293 KY 1752 west (Speck Ridge Road) / KY 659 west (Bass Ridge Road)Eastern terminus of KY-1752; eastern terminus of KY-659
Casey236.660380.867 KY 1742 south (Roley Road)Begin concurrency with KY-1742
236.834381.147 KY 1742 north (Dry Creek Road)End concurrency with KY-1742
KY 1859 north (Chicken Gizzard Road)Southern terminus of KY-1859
Clementsville240.297386.721 KY 551 north (Possum Trot Road)Begin concurrency with KY-551
240.345386.798 KY 551 south (Knifely Road)End concurrency with KY-551
243.677392.160 KY 2970 south (Moxley Road)Northern terminus of KY-2970
244.663393.747 KY 206 westEastern terminus of KY-206
245.745395.488 KY 1615 northSouthern terminus of KY-1615
247.957399.048 KY 1547 north (White Oak Road)Southern terminus of KY-1547
Liberty249.271401.163
KY 70 Bus. east (Campbell Street)
Western terminus of KY-70 Business. Former routing of KY-70
249.883402.148 US 127 south (Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard) – Russell SpringsBegin concurrency with US-127
251.464404.692
US 127 north (Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard) / KY 70 Bus. west (Campbellsville Street) – Danville, Liberty
End concurrency with US-127; eastern terminus of KY-70 Business
252.302406.041 KY 1649 east (Dry Ridge Road)Western terminus of KY-1649
252.539406.422 KY 817 northSouthern terminus of KY-817
Yosemite258.691416.323 KY 198 northSouthern terminus of KY-198
259.594417.776 KY 501 north (Grove Ridge Road)Begin concurrency with KY-501
260.267418.859 KY 501 southEnd concurrency with KY-501
265.546427.355 KY 837
Pulaski270.365435.110 KY 635 eastWestern terminus of KY-635
Lincoln273.106439.522 KY 328 eastWestern terminus of KY-328
PulaskiEubank275.592443.522 KY 1247
278.132447.610 US 27 – Stanford, Somerset
Clarence283.424456.127 KY 865 northSouthern terminus of KY-865
287.629462.894 KY 3267 north (Arnie Gentry Road)
RockcastleWillailla288.879464.906 KY 3273 west (Owen School Road)Beginning of concurrency with KY-3273
289.357465.675 KY 3273 east (Level Green Road)End of concurrency with KY-3273
Quail290.544467.585 KY 618 (Quail Road)
292.632470.946 KY 1650 westEastern terminus of KY-1650
294.962474.695 US 150 to I-75 – Stanford, Mount VernonEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Special routes[edit]

Kentucky Route 70 Bypass (Cave City)[edit]


Kentucky Route 70 Bypass
LocationCave City, Kentucky
Existed1960s–2010

Kentucky Route 70 Bypass was a supplemental bypass route in Cave City, Kentucky. The route encompasses the first 0.819 miles (1.318 km) of KY 90 (Happy Valley Road), and US 31W from the KY 90 junction to the KY 70 junction in downtown Cave City. Although the route was known as KY 70 Bypass, by the mid 2000s, it was only signed as a trailblazer sign along the two specified routes. [24]

Kentucky Route 70 Business (Liberty)[edit]


Kentucky Route 70 Business
LocationLiberty, Casey County
Length2.800 mi[1] (4.506 km)
Existed2013–present

Kentucky Route 70 Business (KY 70 Bus.) is a business route of KY 70 in Liberty, Kentucky. It accounts with the old KY 70 alignment in downtown Liberty. It was formed after KY 70 was rerouted to a new junction with US 127]. The business route starts just west of Liberty, and it goes through downtown to end at the intersection with US 127 and the re-routed regular KY 70, which resumes after the intersection. The regular alignment of KY 70 was rerouted to a new intersection with US 127, then it gets co-joined with US 127 north to re-join the original route of KY 70 near downtown Liberty.[25][26]

The entire route is in Liberty, Casey County.

mi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
0.0000.000 KY 70 (Campbellsville Road) to US 127 – Campbellsville, LibertyWestern terminus
2.2913.687 KY 2312 eastWestern terminus of KY-2312
2.3383.763 KY 2312 west / KY 49 north – Bradfordsville, LebanonSouthern terminus of KY-49; eastern terminus of KY-2312
2.4743.982 KY 2313 south (Randolph Street)Northern terminus of KY-2313
2.8004.506 US 127 (Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard) / KY 70 (Middleburg Road) – Danville, Russell Springs, Yosemite, EubankEastern terminus; KY 70 east straight ahead
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - Division of Planning - Highway Information System Official Milepoint Route Log Extract". Retrieved 2015-03-21.
  2. ^ [DeLorme (2010). Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer (Map) (4th ed.). pp. 59-61]
  3. ^ Kentucky Department of State Highways (September 15, 1939). Road Map of Kentucky (PDF) (Map). c. 1:760,320. Frankfort: Kentucky Department of State Highways.
  4. ^ Kentucky Department of Highways (1957). Kentucky Official Highway Map (PDF) (Map). c. 1:760,320. Frankfort: Kentucky Department of Highways.
  5. ^ [DeLorme (2010). Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer (Map) (4th ed.). pp. 60-62]
  6. ^ 1968 Official Kentucky Highway Map
  7. ^ 2007 Official Kentucky Highway Map
  8. ^ DeLorme (2010). Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer (Map) (4th ed.). pp. 61-63
  9. ^ 1999 Official Kentucky Highway Map
  10. ^ Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (2015). State Primary Road System: Butler County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Division of Planning. Morgantown inset. Retrieved June 30, 2016.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ DeLorme (2010). Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer (Map) (2010, Fourth ed.). pp. 63-64.
  12. ^ Edmonson County Route Planning Map 1977
  13. ^ Rand McNally (2016). "Kentucky" (Map). The Road Atlas (2016 Walmart ed.). 1 in≈30 mi. Chicago: Rand McNally. p. 43. Mammoth Cave National Park inset. §§ M19-M20. ISBN 0-528-01329-7.
  14. ^ Mammoth-Cave-National-Park-Map-Web.pdf Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  15. ^ Kentucky's Cave Country: Caves, Lakes, and Corvettes
  16. ^ Barren County Route Planning Map 1996
  17. ^ DeLorme. Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer (Map) (2010, Fourth ed.). pp. 64-66
  18. ^ DeLorme (2010). Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer (Map) (4th ed.). pp. 66-67
  19. ^ [DeLorme (2010). Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer (Map) (4th ed.). pp. 67, 68, and 69.
  20. ^ Kentucky Action Park | Jesse James Riding Stables | Cave City KY
  21. ^ Guntown Mountain - About Us
  22. ^ Welcome to the Lighthouse
  23. ^ Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Official Kentucky State Highway Map (1939)
  24. ^ Signs and sights in Barren County, Ky.
  25. ^ 2013 Various KY pics April-June - 154 | Flickr - photo sharing![self-published source]
  26. ^ 2013 Various KY pics April-June - 159 | Flickr - photo sharing[self-published source]

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