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Kansas United States #59 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
0.0
0.0
784 ft.
Missouri River and Missouri State Line
Terminus of highway guide at Missouri River and Missouri State Line. Crossing Amelia Earhart Bridge.
0.3
0.5
807 ft.
Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church in Atchison, Kansas (National Register of Historic).
0.8
1.3
814 ft.
Atchison, Kansas - unction of Kansas highway US 73 and state 7.
Community of Atchison, Kansas. Attractions: Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum (223 North Terrace Street. Atchison, KS. 913-367-4217). Haunted Atchison Tours (Most haunted town in Kansas). International Forest of Friendship (Arboretum and memorial memorial to aviation and space exploration. 913 Main Street, Atchison, Kansas. 913-367-1419). Santa-Fe Depot Rail Museum (200 South 10th Street Atchison, Kansas). Benedictine College. South to Fort Leavenworth.

11.6
18.6
991 ft.
Junction 116 - Junction of Kansas Route116.
West to Holton, Kansas.
16.8
27.1
1106 ft.
Junction of Kansas highways US 159 and state 4. - Nortonville
Community of Nortonville, Kansas. Limited services. Junction of Kansas highways US 159 and state 4. Southwest to Valley Falls, Kansas on state 4.

22.6
36.3
1086 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 192. & 16
158th Street. West nine miles on Kansas highway 16 to Valley Falls, Kansas. East three miles to Winchester, Kansas.

30.6
49.3
1115 ft.
Junction of Kansas highway 19 - Oskaloosa

31.6
50.9
1096 ft.
Junction of Kansas Route16 and 92
East to McLouth, Kansas.

41.8
67.3
860 ft.
Junction US 24 - Williamstown,
Community of Williamstown, Kansas. No services. West two miles to Perry, Kansas. A few more miles to the South part of Perry Lake and access to the West side of Lake Perry and the Perry State Park. This highway goes a few more miles and passes by the North end of Topeka, KS.

50.1
80.7
823 ft.
Junction US 40 and US 24
East/Northeast to Tonganoxie, Kansas and Levenworth County State Park at State Lake. Just east of this intersection is a store shaped like a Tee-pee. Left on North 1800 Road takes you to Riverfront Park and views of Kansas River.

50.6
81.5
823 ft.
Junction Kansas Turnpike and Interstate 70
Northeast to Kansas City and West to Topeka, Kansas.

51.7
83.2
820 ft.
Lawrence, Kansas Visitors Center
Lawrence Visitors Center on the East of highway (402 North 2nd Street, 785-865-4499).
51.9
83.5
833 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Kansas River.
52.1
83.8
837 ft.
Lawrence, Kansas
City of Lawrence, Kansas. Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center (727 Kentucky Street). Indoor Aquatic Center (4706 Overland Drive). Massachusetts Street (downtown shopping). Prairie Park Nature Center (2730 Harper Street. 785-832-7980). Spencer Museum of Art (1301 Mississippi Street. 785-864-0137). Black Jack Battlefield (Civil War. Near E 2000th Road and N 175th Road, adjacent to the Robert Hall Pearson Park). Booth Family Hall of Athletics (Allen Field House. 785-864-7050). Hobbs Park Memorial (Abolitionist). Mount Oread (Wagon Trail related geological feature). Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum (Bloomington Park. 785-748-0800. Watkins Community Museum of History (1047 Massachusetts Street. 785-841-4109). University of Kansas (KU Natural History Museum. 14th Street & Jayhawk Boulevard. 785-864-4450; Dole Institute of Politics Museum. 2350 Petefish Drive. 785-864-4900; Haskell Cultural Center. 155 Indian Avenue 785-832-6686). Haskell Indian Nations University
53.5
86.1
991 ft.
Centennial Park
Centennial Park in center of Lawrence, Kansas.
53.8
86.5
1027 ft.
Mall
Hillcrest Shopping Center.
54.4
87.6
984 ft.
University of Kansas
University of Kansas Campus.
55.4
89.2
896 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 10 (West 23rd Street.)
East two blocks to shopping malls, four blocks to Haskell Indian Nations University. East to Eudroa, Kansas.
57.0
91.7
837 ft.
Junction on of Kansas route 10 - South Lawrence Traffic Way
West four miles to Clinton State Park (Clinton Lake). Fishing. Hiking, mountain bicycling, cross-country skiing. Campgrounds; 460 sites; 240 with electricity, boat launch, swim beach, trout ponds, playground.
57.6
92.7
804 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Wakarusa River.
57.8
93.0
837 ft.
Access Clinton Lake and Parks
Northwest/West on North 1200 Road then follow road through a number of turns to the South part of Clinton Lake. Rockhaven Park (50 campsites, no hookups. Camping with horses or mules permitted). Bloomington Park (Sand swimming beach). Woodridge Park (Tents only, Free, large mowed area for tents, drinking water and vault toilet, fire rings).
66.6
107.2
1014 ft.
Junction of Kansas US 56.
East four miles to Baldwin City, Kansas (Baker University). West 14 miles to Overbrook, Kansas and 20 miles to Osage Country State Park.

77.8
125.2
892 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 68.
East to 1.5 miles to I35 and twenty miles to Hillsdale State Park on Hillsdale Lake. - Southwest/West for twenty miles to Pomona Lake and Pomona State Park.

78.0
125.5
889 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Marais des Cygnes river.
78.5
126.4
902 ft.
Ottawa, Kansas
Community of Ottawa, Kansas. Annual Ol Marais River Run Car Show (Third Week in September. 785-242-5799). Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show (Second week in September. 785-242-2686). Franklin County Fair & Rodeo (Mid-July. 785-229-3520). Swimming pool. Dietrich Cabin (1859 pioneer history. 5th & Main Streets, Ottawa, KS. 785-242-1232). Old Depot Museum (135 West Tecumseh, Ottawa, KS. 785-242-1250). Franklin County Courthouse (Exceptional architecture. National Register of Historic Places. 315 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS. 785-229-3400). Historic Main Street. Carnegie Cultural Center (510 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS. 785-242-8478). Ottawa University (Mammel Art Center and Gallery. 1001 South Cedar Street, Ottawa, KS. 785-242-5200).
79.5
127.9
942 ft.
Hospital
Ransom Memorial Hospital.
81.0
130.4
922 ft.
Junction Interstate 35 and US 50.
Southwest/West to Emporia, Kansas. Northwest to Olathe, Kansas.

83.5
134.4
948 ft.
Ottawa Municipal Airport
East of highway Ottawa Municipal Airport, Kansas.
87.1
140.1
965 ft.
Princeton, Kansas
Community of Princeton, Kansas. Limited services.
93.5
150.4
1020 ft.
Richmond, Kansas
Community of Richmond, Kansas. Limited services.
94.2
151.6
1014 ft.
Access Richmond Lake
East two miles to Richmond Lake, Kansas. Boat access. Fishing.
101.8
163.8
1079 ft.
Garnett, Kansas
Community of Garnett, Kansas. Lake Garnett. Anderson County Courthouse (National Register of Historic Places). "The Square" historic buildings near courthouse. The Walker Art Collection (Garnett Public Library. 125 West 4th Avenue). Anderson County Museum (6th Avenue and US Highway 59). Harris House (405 West 4th Avenue). Prairie Spirit Rail Trail (Main Street). Santa Fe Depot (Main Street and Eighth Avenue).
102.7
165.3
1037 ft.
Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake Park. Grassy park with small lake.
103.4
166.4
991 ft.
Junction US 169
Northeast to Greeley, Kansas.

107.6
173.2
1063 ft.
Junction US 169
Southwest to Colony, Kansas.
109.9
176.8
1161 ft.
Lake Welda
West one mile to Lake Welda. Fishing.
115.8
186.4
1109 ft.
Lone Elm, Kansas
Community of Lone Elm, Kansas. No services.
119.8
192.8
1073 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 31 Kincaid
Community of Kincaid, Kansas. Limited services. East to Blue Mound, Kansas.
123.8
199.3
1063 ft.
Mildred, Kansas
Community of Mildred, Kansas. No services. Mildred Lake Northwest of town.
128.3
206.4
1056 ft.
Katy Lake
Katy Lake. Small lake West of highway.
130.9
210.6
1106 ft.
Junction of Kansas highway US 54. - Moran, Kansas
Community of Moran, Kansas. Limited services. West to La Harpe, Kansas. East to Bronson, Kansas.

140.2
225.6
1050 ft.
Elsmore, Kansas, Bourbon County Lake
Community of Elsmore, Kansas. No services. East five miles to Bourbon County State Park and Bourbon County Lake.
143.0
230.2
1024 ft.
Savonburg, Kansas
Community of Savonburg, Kansas. No services.
147.1
236.7
1010 ft.
Stark, Kansas
Community of Stark, Kansas. No services.
152.2
245.0
1040 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 39.
West to Chanute, Kansas.

157.8
253.9
945 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 146
East ten miles to Walnut, Kansas.
160.0
257.5
889 ft.
Erie, Kansas
Community of Erie, Kansas. Some services.
161.6
260.0
869 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Neosho River.
163.1
262.4
892 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 47
West to Fredonia, Kansas.

164.0
263.9
889 ft.
Junction of Kansas route 47 east
East to St. Paul, Kansas.
174.6
280.9
892 ft.
Junction US 400
East to McCune, Kansas. West to Dennis, Kansas

175.6
282.6
863 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Labette Creek, KS.
176.4
283.8
899 ft.
Parsons, Kansas
Community of Parsons, Kansas. Katy Days (Memorial Day weekend). Carnegie Arts Center (17th & Broadway. 620-421-7032). Iron Horse Museum (Historical railroad info with memorabilia. 401 S. 18th. 620-421-6771). Parsons Historical Museum (401 S. 18th. 620-421-3694).
177.5
285.7
860 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Little Labette Creek.
180.6
290.6
899 ft.
Kansas Army Ammunition Plant
East four miles to the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant.
186.7
300.4
909 ft.
Junction of Kansas highway US 160. - Altamont,
Community of Altamont, Kansas. Limited services. West to Mound Valley, Kansas.

190.8
307.1
810 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over a Kansas creek.
196.5
316.2
912 ft.
Oswego, Kansas
Community of Oswego, Kansas. Oswego Historical Museum. Southeast Kansas Education Museum.
206.1
331.7
827 ft.
Junction of Kansas highway 166. east - Chetopa
Community of Chetopa, Kansas. Named for Osage Chief Chetopa. West to Bartlett, Kansas. East to Baxter Springs, Kansas.

208.7
335.9
830 ft.
Oklahoma State Line.
Terminus of highway guide at Oklahoma state line.