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Kentucky United States #45 Highway Guide

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0.0
407 ft.
Kentucky-Tennessee State Line
After crossing the Tennessee-Kentucky state line, US Highway 45 enters Kentucky in Fulton, KY.
1.2
2.0
407 ft.
Fulton, KY
Community of Fulton, Fulton County, Kentucky (alt. 361 ft). Known as the "Banana Capital of the World." - Historic Confederate Memorial (located in Kentucky Fairview Cemetery) has a 6-ft statue of a Confederate soldier.
1.8
2.9
367 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 307
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 307. NOTE: To the north, this highway overlaps US Highway 45 for about 200m, then it runs north and intersects KY State Highways 94/924/1529/58/123/703/1748/80/1173/408/849 and terminates at an intersection with US Highway 62. To the south, KY State Highway 307 passes through the community of Fulton, Fulton County, Kentucky (alt. 361 ft). Known as the 'Banana Capital of the World.' - Historic Confederate Memorial (located in Kentucky Fairview Cemetery) has a 6-ft statue of a Confederate soldier, and ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 116.
1.9
3.0
361 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 307
NOTE: End of overlap between US Highway 45 & KY State Highway 307. To the north, this highway ends at a junction with US Highway 62.
5.2
8.3
433 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 94
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 94. West access to the community of Cayce, Fulton County, Kentucky. Limited services. NOTE: Brief overlap with US Highway 45 to the north.
6.6
10.7
384 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highways 94/1529
NOTE: KY State Highway 94 ends its overlap with US Highway 45 at this point. Goes east to the city of Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky (alt. 535 ft). - Central Park and Bee Creek Soccer Complex (off Arcadia Circle): 15 soccer fields, 7 baseball/softball fields, 5 playgrounds, paved parking, 4 picnic shelters, swimming pool, restrooms, trails. - Chestnut Park (Payne Street/8th & 10 Sts): 3 lighted basketball courts, 5 picnic shelters, playground, 2 baseball/softball fields, paved/lighted walking trail. To the west, Kentucky State Highway 1529 ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 239.
7.0
11.2
390 ft.
Water Valley, KY
Community of Water Valley, Graves County, Kentucky (alt. 390 ft). Limited services.
14.0
22.5
495 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 339
Intersection of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 339. NOTE: To the north, very brief overlap with US Highway 45. East access to the community of Sedalia, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services. West-north access to the community of Fancy Farm, Graves County, Kentucky. Site of the annual Fancy Farm Picnic held on the first Saturday of August; this traditional political event attracts local and national candidates.
14.0
22.6
492 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 339
NOTE: KY State Highway 339 ends its short overlap with US Highway 45. To the west, this highway overlaps the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway, the proceeds north to the community of Fancy Farm, Graves County, Kentucky. Site of the annual Fancy Farm Picnic held on the first Saturday of August; this traditional political event attracts local and national candidates.
17.0
27.3
404 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 58
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 58. NOTE: North overlap with US Highway 45. West access to the community of Clinton, county seat of Hickman County, Kentucky (alt. 371 ft). Limited services.
21.2
34.1
522 ft.
Bypass: Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway/US Highway 45
NOTE: US Highway 45 bypass. Overlaps Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway. Bypasses the city of Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky (alt. 476 ft). Attractions: - Kiwanis Park (Cuba Road): 2 soccer fields, skate park, playground, basketball court, 4 picnic shelters/grills; open until dark. - Lions Club Park (S 15th St): Scott Thompson Tennis Center, picnic shelter, Scott Thompson Tennis Center, playground. - Kaler Bottoms Public Wildlife Area (KY State Highway 131, Mayfield): limited facilities; wildlife viewing, hunting, fishing.
23.1
37.2
495 ft.
Junction
NOTE: At this point, US Highway 45/KY State Highway 58 branch out on S 12th St, right on W Water St, left on S 18th St. KY State Highway 58 turns right on W Broadway St, where it rejoins US Highway 45's main route.
23.7
38.2
479 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highways 80/58/121
NOTE: KY State Highway 58 ends its overlap with US Highway 45; overlaps KY State Highway 80 to the east for some distance.   To the northwest, KY State Highway 80 goes to the community of Fancy Farm, Graves County, Kentucky. Site of the annual Fancy Farm Picnic held on the first Saturday of August; this traditional political event attracts local and national candidates. KY State Highway 121 takes on an east-southeast route to the community of Farmington, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services.
23.9
38.5
466 ft.
Mayfield, KY
City of Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky (alt. 476 ft). Attractions: - Kiwanis Park (Cuba Road): 2 soccer fields, skate park, playground, basketball court, 4 picnic shelters/grills; open until dark. - Lions Club Park (S 15th St): Scott Thompson Tennis Center, picnic shelter, Scott Thompson Tennis Center, playground. - Kaler Bottoms Public Wildlife Area (KY State Highway 131, Mayfield): limited facilities; wildlife viewing, hunting, fishing.
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39.1
459 ft.
Historic Site
Wooldridge Monuments located in Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, KY, are a series of 18 historical monuments built for Col. Henry G. Wooldridge and his family.
24.7
39.8
446 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 121
NOTE: At this intersection, KY State Highway 121 leaves US Highway 45. Southeast access to the community of Farmington, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services. Northwest access to the community of Blandville, B allard County, Kentucky. Limited services.
25.6
41.2
456 ft.
Junction: Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway
Junction of US Highway 45 & Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway. Northeast access to the community of Benton, county seat of Marshall County, Kentucky (alt. 427 ft). - Benton City Park (Poplar Street): baseball/softball fields. South access to the city of Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky (alt. 476 ft). Attractions: - Kiwanis Park (Cuba Road): 2 soccer fields, skate park, playground, basketball court, 4 picnic shelters/grills; open until dark. - Lions Club Park (S 15th St): Scott Thompson Tennis Center, picnic shelter, Scott Thompson Tennis Center, playground. - Kaler Bottoms Public Wildlife Area (KY State Highway 131, Mayfield): limited facilities; wildlife viewing, hunting, fishing.
27.1
43.6
443 ft.
Junction: State Highway 1276/Key Bottom Road
NOTE: To the west, State Highway 1276/Key Bottom Road serves to connect US Highway 45 with KY State Highway 121.
27.3
44.0
449 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1241
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1241. North access to the community of Hickory, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services.
29.1
46.9
440 ft.
Hickory, KY
Community of Hickory, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services.
31.9
51.4
463 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 408
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 408. East access to the community of West Viola, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services. This highway ends at an intersection with Hopewell Road. To the west, accesses the Jackson Purchase region (bounded west by the Mississippi River, east by the Tennessee River, and north by the Ohio River).
33.6
54.0
472 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 849
Intersection of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 849. Ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 1241 to the east. West access to the community of Lowes, Graves County, Kentucky (alt. 469 ft). Limited services.
34.5
55.5
423 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1241
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1241. South access to the community of Folsomdale, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services. To the north, after an intersection with KY State Highway 1820, this highway becomes again becomes Old US Hway 45, bisecs US Highway 45, and ends at Lone Oak Road at an intersection with US Highway 45.
37.2
59.8
364 ft.
Point of Interest
Morris Creek crossing.
38.4
61.8
404 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1241
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1241. On a south-east route, this highway bisects US Highway 45, and proceeds south to the community of Hickory, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services. To the north, after an intersection with KY State Highway 1820, this highway again becomes Old US Hway 45, bisects US Highway 45, and ends at Lone Oak Road at an intersection with US Highway 45
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65.6
486 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1288
Intersection of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1288; heads east and ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 994.
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67.2
463 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 999
US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 999 meet at this point. To the east, this highway ends at an intersection with Husband Road. Ends north at an overlap with KY State Highway 339.
43.9
70.7
443 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1241
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1241 (north terminus). South access to the community of Hickory, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services.
44.3
71.3
476 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 339
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 339. South access to the community of Melber, Graves County, Kentucky. Limited services.
44.5
71.6
476 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1322
Intersection of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1322. West access to the community of Massac, McCracken County, Kentucky (alt. 459 ft). Nearby is Lone Oak Park (Lakeshore Drive & College Ave): tennis courts, trees, softball/baseball fields.
44.7
71.9
472 ft.
Lone Oak, KY
Community of Lone Oak, McCracken County, Kentucky (alt. 472 ft). - Lone Oak Park (Lakeshore Drive & College Ave): tennis courts, trees, sofball/baseball fields.
44.9
72.2
472 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1286
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1286. To the south, this highway ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 1241. To the northwest, terminates at a junction with KY Stat Highway 998.
45.5
73.2
466 ft.
Hendron, KY
Community of Hendron, McCracken County, Kentucky (alt. 367 ft). Nearest attractions are in Paducah, KY.
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74.3
423 ft.
Junction: US Interstate Highway 24
US Highway 45 & US Interstate Highway 24 intersect at this point. Southeast access to the community of Hendron, McCracken County, Kentucky (alt. 367 ft). Nearest attractions are in Paducah, KY. To the north, US Interstate Highway 24 crosses the Kentucky-Illinois border.
47.1
75.8
384 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1310
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 1310. Connects US Highway 45 with KY State Highway 994 to the east.
47.4
76.2
377 ft.
Junction: US Highway 62
Junction of US Highway 45 & US Highway 62. West access to the community of Lovelaceville, Ballard County, Kentucky. Limited services. NOTE: Overlaps US Highway 45 to the east.
47.7
76.8
367 ft.
Golf Course
Paxton Park Golf Course (841 Berger Road, Paducah, KY, Tel. 270-444-9514), 18-hole, par 71, municipal golf course. Facilites: pavilion w/ picnic tables, barbecue grill, men's shower rooms, driving range, putting greens, snack bar, pro shop.
48.0
77.3
348 ft.
Junction: US Highways 62/60
NOTE: US Highway 62 ends its overlap with US Highway 45 at this point. US Highway 60 overlaps US Highway 45 to the north. On an east-south route, US Highways 60/62 overlap each other and provide access to the community of Woodlawn-Oakdale, McCracken County, Kentucky. Limited services.
48.4
77.9
348 ft.
Park
Keiler Park (2900 Broadway): playground, picnic shelters.
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78.0
344 ft.
Paducah, KY

48.7
78.4
341 ft.
Park
Carson Park (Joe Clifton Drive at 28th & Madison Sts. Tel. 270-444-4744): 3,000-seat covered grandstand, horse stall rentals, camping.
49.2
79.2
341 ft.
Junction: US Highway 60
Junction of US Highway 45 & US Highway 60
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79.5
341 ft.
Park
Noble Park (2801 Park Ave): 6 lighted tennis courts, 4 lighted basketball courts, lake, 6 lighted youth baseball/softball fields, outdoor amphitheater, sand horseshoe pit, 23 picnic shelters, outdoor swimming pool, community center, 2 playgrounds, skate park, 2 heated restrooms, nature trail.
49.8
80.2
348 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 305
Junction of US Highway 45 & Kentucky State Highway 305.  West access to the community of West Paducah, Kentucky (alt. 361 ft). Limited services.
50.3
80.9
312 ft.
Junction: US Highway 45

51.1
82.3
305 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over the Ohio River.
51.9
83.5
289 ft.
Kentucky-Illinois State Line
After crossing the Ohio River, US Highway 45 ends its Kentucky route at the Kentucky-Illinois border. Enters the state of Illinois in Brockport, Massac County. Start/Finish of Free RV Road Map Highway Guide- LD11e