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Kentucky-Ohio State Line
From Aberdeen, OH, US Highway 68 crosses the Ohio-Kentucky state line. The Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge (a suspension bridge constructed in 1931) carries US Highway 68 over the Ohio River into Maysville, KY. At this point, US Highway 68 runs concurrently with US Highway 62.
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525 ft.
Maysville, KY

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518 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 10
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 10
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518 ft.
Park
Wald Park (Maysville, KY): softball/baseball fields. Access from US Highway 68 is on Forest Avenue, right on Lexington Street.
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1.5
545 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 11
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 11. South access to the community of Flemingsburg, county seat of Fleming County, KY (alt. 814 ft). - Foxspring Avenue City Park: benches, picnic tables, basketball court, playground equipment. - Flemingsburg City Park (West Electric Ave): basketball court, skate park, ballfield, picnic shelter, walking trail.
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5.0
869 ft.
Country Club Heights, KY
Community of Country Club Heights, Mason County, KY. Limited services.
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899 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highways 9/10/US Highway 62
NOTE: US Highways 62/68 branch out from the main route at this point; take a west-north, crosses the Ohio River on the William H. Harsha Bridge into Aberdeen, OH. KY State Highway 10 ends its overlap with US Highway 68, joins KY State Highway 9, which goes north to the community of Mentor, Campbell County, KY. Limited services. To the east, KY State Highway 9 accesses the community of Tollesboro, Lewis County, KY. Limited services. KY State Highway 10 heads west to the community of Germantown, Bracken & Mason Counties, KY (alt. 968 ft). Holds the annual Germantown Fair.
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876 ft.
Washington (Old Washington), KY
Village of Washington, Mason County, KY; a historic district. Areas of interest include - Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery to Freedom Museum records Harriet Beecher Stowe's life; features Civil War memorabilia and slavery artifacts. - The Carriage Museum (Old Main Street) displays high quality, handcrafted horse-drawn buggies/carriages. - Underground Railroad Driving Tour (about 4 hours): $20.00/person; retraces the route taken by fleeing African slaves across the Ohio River to Rankin House.
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8.4
919 ft.
Junction: US Highway 62
NOTE: US Highway 62 exits US Highway 68 at this intersection. South access to the community of Shannon, Mason County, KY. Limited services.
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13.7
669 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on US Highway 68.
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19.9
899 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 324
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 324. To the east, this highway terminates at its junction with KY State Highway 11. West-north route, ends at a junction with US Highway 62.
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31.0
932 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 65
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 165. NOTE: West overlap with US Highway 68. East access to the community of Ewing, Fleming County, KY (alt. 945 ft). Limited services.
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37.1
719 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 165
NOTE: KY State Highway 165 ends its overlap with US Highway 68 and heads on a north-west route to the community of Piqua, Robertson County, KY (alt. 705 ft). Limited services.
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689 ft.
State Park

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571 ft.
Point of Interest
Crossing the Licking River, KY.
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866 ft.
Lake Road/State Hwy 1455
Access to Lake Carnico (Nicholas County, KY), east of US Highway 68; an artificial lake built in 1962. Fishing.
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827 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 32
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 32 (Old Paris Road). NOTE: Overlap with US Highway 68 to the west. Southwest access to the community of Carlisle, county seat of Nicholas County, KY (alt. 860 ft). Limited services.
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52.0
804 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highways 32/36
NOTE: KY State Highway 32 ends its overlap with US Highway 68. Joins KY State Highway 36 and proceeds north to the community of Headquarters, Nicholas County, KY (alt. 958 ft). Limited services. NOTE: KY State Highway 36 briefly merges with US Highway 68 to the west.
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817 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 36
NOTE: KY State Highway 36 separates from US Highway 68 at this junction. Heads east to the community of Carlisle, county seat of Nicholas County, KY (alt. 860 ft). Limited services.
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59.5
827 ft.
Millersburg, KY
Millersburg, Bourbon County, Kentucky (alt. 833 ft). Limited services.
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60.2
745 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on Millersburg Road, US Highway 68.
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906 ft.
Historic Structure
The Grange, a historic building in Paris, KY, was constructed in 1800. Federal-style architecture.
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71.5
866 ft.
Junction: US Highway 460
US Highway 68 & US Highway 460 intersect at this juncture. South access to the community of Paris, county seat of Bourbon County, Kentucky (alt. 843 ft). Attractions: - Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum (616 Pleasant Street, Tel. 859-987-6158) has 70 varieties of trees, herb, rose, and daylily gardens, pavilion, and reflecting pool; offers guided tours; open sunrise to sunset, free admission. - Bourbon County Park (30 Legion Rd #210, Tel. 859-987-2149): soccer field, baseball/softball fields, playground equipment, walking/jogging trail. - American Legion Park (Legion Rd). - Garrard City Park (Gerrard City Park Drive): softball/baseball fields, tennis courts. - Historic Colville Covered Bridge, built in 1877.
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846 ft.
Parks
Legion Road, off US Highway 68, accesses American Legion Park (Paris, KY)and Bourbon County Park (30 Legion Rd #210, Tel. 859-987-2149): soccer field, baseball/softball fields, playground equipment, walking/jogging trail.
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810 ft.
Park
Garrard City Park (Paris, KY): softball/baseball fields, tennis courts. From US Highway 68, take Peacock Road, 2nd Street, left on Houston Ave/Fithian Stree, right on Garrard City Park Drive.
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879 ft.
Junction: US Highway 27
Junction of US Highway 68 & US Highway 27. NOTE: South overlap with US Highway 68. North access to the community of Cynthiana, county seat of Harrison County, KY (alt. 735 ft). - River Road Park (River Road, Tel. 859-234-7155): softball/baseball fields, sand volleyball court, trees. - Flat Run Veterans Park (Oddville Pike/US Highway 62): soccer field, open fields. - Historic Church of the Advent, Episcopal (122 Walnut St), built in 1855.
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883 ft.
Junction: ; US Highway 460
Intersection of US Highway 68 & US Highway 460 
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814 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on Paris Bypass Road, KY (US Highway 60).
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883 ft.
Y Junction
NOTE: US Highway 68 branches out to the north to the community of Paris, county seat of Bourbon County, Kentucky (alt. 843 ft). Attractions: - Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum (616 Pleasant Street, Tel. 859-987-6158) has 70 varieties of trees, herb, rose, and daylily gardens, pavilion, and reflecting pool; offers guided tours; open sunrise to sunset, free admission. - Bourbon County Park (30 Legion Rd #210, Tel. 859-987-2149): soccer field, baseball/softball fields, playground equipment, walking/jogging trail. - American Legion Park (Legion Rd). - Garrard City Park (Gerrard City Park Drive): softball/baseball fields, tennis courts. - Historic Colville Covered Bridge, built in 1877.
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984 ft.
Park
Mary Todd Park (525 Rogers Road, Lexington, KY): baseball/softball field, play area, walking track, trees. Access from US Highway 68 is on Rogers Road.
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997 ft.
Junction: US Interstate Highways 64/75
Junction of US Highway 68 with US Interstate Highways 64 & 75, which run concurrently at this point to the northwest. 
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994 ft.
Park
Marlboro Park (1870 Benton Rd., Lexington, KY): baseball/softball field, parking, bleachers. Can be reached from US Highway 68 on Haggard Lane, right on Radcliffe Road.
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958 ft.
Park
Elkhorn Park: open field, trees. From US Highway 60, take Cane Run Road, left on Hawthorne Lane.
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955 ft.
Junction: US Highway 60/Kentucky State Highway 4
Junction of US Highway 68 with US Highway 60 & Kentucky State Highway 4. South access to Constitution Park (1670 Old Paris Rd, Lexington, KY) softball/baseball fields, tennis courts, football field, playground, basketball courts, parking. Access from US Highway 68 is on US Highway 60 (New Circle Rd), left on Old Paris Road. Also accesses Idle Hour Park (212 St. Ann Drive, Lexington, KY): tennis courts, baseball/softball fields, basketball court, playground, parking.
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958 ft.
Park
Castlewood Park (201 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, KY): basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball/softball fields, gymnasium, swimming pool, playground, horseshoe pits. . From US Highway 68, take W Loudon Avenue, left on Bryan Avenue.
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997 ft.
Park
Duncan Park (5th Street, Lexington, KY): playground, walking/jogging track, basketball courts, shelter, trees. Can be reached from US Highway 68 on W 5th Street.
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945 ft.
Junction US Route 25/421/60

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961 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1974/US Highway 60
US Highway 68, Kentucky State Highway 1974, and US Highway 60 intersect at this point. KY State Highway 1974 goes south. 
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951 ft.
Junction: US Highway 27
NOTE: US Highway 27 separates from US Highway 68.  
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978 ft.
Park
Garden Springs Park (2005 Dogwood Dr, Lexington, KY): baseball/softball fields, walking/jogging track, playground, open field. Can be accessed from US Highway 68 on Larkspur Drive, left on Garden Springs Drive.
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991 ft.
Park
Southland Park (Hill N Dale Rd, Lexington, KY): baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, soccer field, open area, shelter, tables, parking. From US Highway 68, take Burbank Court, right on Tulsa Road, then left on Hill N Dale Road.
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994 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 4
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 4
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994 ft.
Parks
East of US Highway 68 is Stonewall Park (3205 Cornwall Dr, Lexington, KY): playground, open field, trees, jogging/walking track, parking. Off US Highway 68, take Fort Harrods Drive, left on Wellington Way, right on Cornwall Drive. To the west, on Fort Harrods Drive, right on Gondola Drive, left on Ridgecane Road, right on Rollingdale Road to access Harrods Hill Park (3308 Ridgecane Rd, Lexington, KY): playground, walking/jogging track, open field, trees.
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961 ft.
Park
Dogwood Park (2393 Dogwood Trace Blvd, Lexington, KY): open field, playground, 4 paved trails. East of US Highway 68.
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958 ft.
Junction: Kentucy State Highway 169
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 169. South access to the community of Nicholasville, county seat of Jessamine County, KY (alt. 938 ft). - James Mason Park (Bell Place Drive): full-size competition soccer field. - Green Thumb Park (Lake Street): open field, trees. - City Park (Longview Drive): picnic shelter, grills, adult softball field, 2 youth softball fields, 3 basketball courts, 6 soccer fields, small walking track, 4 youth baseball fields, parking. - Lucas Field (Edgewood Drive): private-use airport. North access to the community of Pinckard, Woodford County, KY (alt. 817 ft). Limited services.
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942 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 29
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 29. East access to the community of Nicholasville, county seat of Jessamine County, KY (alt. 938 ft). - James Mason Park (Bell Place Drive): full-size competition soccer field. - Green Thumb Park (Lake Street): open field, trees. - City Park (Longview Drive): picnic shelter, grills, adult softball field, 2 youth softball fields, 3 basketball courts, 6 soccer fields, small walking track, 4 youth baseball fields, parking. - Lucas Field (Edgewood Drive): private-use airport.
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794 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 33
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 33. West-north access to the community Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky (alt. 892 ft). Attractions - Woodford City Park (293 Beasley Rd). - Bluegrass Railroad Museum (175 Beasley Road, Tel. 859-873-2476): offers a 1-hour, 7-mile round trip train ride through Central Kentucky horse farms, interactive displays & artifacts from Kentucky's railroad history. NOTE: To the south, KY State Highway 33 overlaps US Highway 68.
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495 ft.
Point of Interest
Kentucky River crossing.
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919 ft.
Pleasant Hill (Shakertown), KY
Pleasant Hill, KY is the site of Shakertown (or Shaker Village), where a Shaker religious community existed from 1805-1910; a National Historic Landmark; features museum exhibits, Shaker music performances, nature trails, grounds tours, Kentucky River boat cruises. Several of the original dwellings have been restored serve as lodging facilities.
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915 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 33
NOTE: KY State Highway 33 ends its overlap with US Highway 68 and proceeds south to access the community of Burgin, Mercer County, KY (alt. 892 ft). Limited services. Further south, this highway accesses the city of Danville, county seat of Boyle County, KY (alt. 984 ft). - Millenium Park (1000 Cunningham Way): 2 picnic shelters, playgrounds, skate park, 6 youth soccer field, 1 adult soccer field, walking trails, 4 youth baseball fields, dog park. - Cowan Street Park (McCowan St): open field. - Henry Jackson Park (Crosshill Road, off US Highway 127): tennis courts, baseball/softball fields.
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876 ft.
Junction: US Highway 27 (Bypass)
US Highway 68 & US Highway 27 intersect at this junction. US Highway 27 bypasses the community of Harrodsburg, county seat of Mercer County, KY (alt. 850 ft); Kentucky's oldest city. - Old Fort Harrod Kentucky State Park (100 South College St, Tel. 859-734-3314): centerpiece is a full-scale reproduction of the original fort; features Native American artifacts, the Lincoln Marriage Temple, gun collection, gift shop, Civil War history, playground, picnic area. - Lions Park (E Factory St): soccer field, tennis courts, open areas, parking. To the north, US Highway 27 rejoins its main route on N College Street, and on Danville Road to the south.
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876 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 152
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 152. NOTE: To the west, overlap with US Highway 68. East access to the community of Burgin, Mercer County, KY (alt. 892 ft). Limited services.
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876 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 152
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 152. NOTE: To the west, overlap with US Highway 68. East access to the community of Burgin, Mercer County, KY (alt. 892 ft). Limited services.
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846 ft.
Junction: US Highway 27
Junction of US Highway 68 & US Highway 27. NOTE: Very short overlap with US Highway 68 to the south. North access to the community of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, KY (alt. 878 ft). - Anderson County Park (1026 County Park Road, Tel. 502-839-6498): softball/baseball fields, soccer fields, trees, parking.
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863 ft.
Harrodsburg, KY
Community of Harrodsburg, county seat of Mercer County, KY (alt. 850 ft); Kentucky's oldest city. - Old Fort Harrod Kentucky State Park (100 South College St, Tel. 859-734-3314): centerpiece is a full-scale reproduction of the original fort; features Native American artifacts, the Lincoln Marriage Temple, gun collection, gift shop, Civil War history, playground, picnic area. - Lions Park (E Factory St): soccer field, tennis courts, open areas, parking.
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869 ft.
Junction: US Highway 127
NOTE: Brief overlap of US Highway 127 with US Highway 68 ends here. Heads south to the city of Danville, county seat of Boyle County, KY (alt. 984 ft). - Millenium Park (1000 Cunningham Way): 2 picnic shelters, playgrounds, skate park, 6 youth soccer field, 1 adult soccer field, walking trails, 4 youth baseball fields, dog park. - Cowan Street Park (McCowan St): open field. - Henry Jackson Park (Crosshill Road, off US Highway 127): tennis courts, baseball/softball fields.
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899 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 152
NOTE: KY State Highway 152 ends its overlap with US Highway 68. Proceeds west and accesses the community of Mackville, Washington County, KY (alt. 912 ft). Limited services.
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820 ft.
Point of Interest
Crossing the Salt River, KY.
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853 ft.
Junction: US Highway 150/KY State Highway 52
Junction of US Highway 68 with US Highway 150 & Kentucky State Highway 52. NOTE: US Highway 150 very briefly overlaps US Highway 68 to the west. KY State Highway overlaps US Highway 68 to the south.
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843 ft.
Junction: US Highway 150
NOTE: US Highway 150 ends its short overlap with US Highway 68. Goes west to the community of Springfield, county seat of Washington County, KY (alt. 768 ft). - Park-Idle Hour (1075 Kentucky 555, Tel. 859-336-5448): 2 playgrounds, picnic areas/shelters, 4 tennis courts, croquet/shuffleboard courts, 2 baseball diamonds, softball/Little League field, horseshoe pits, 2 T-ball fields, volleyball/basketball courts, paved walking-jogging trail. - Lincoln Homestead State Park (5079 Lincoln Park Road, Tel. 859-336-7461): features replicas of the cabin/blacksmith shop built in 1782 where Lincoln's father was raised and learned the blacksmith trade; the original home of Lincoln's mother; Mordecai Lincoln's home; gift shop, 18-hole regulation golf course, picnic areas, grills, playground, restrooms. - Historic Mt. Zion Covered Bridge (KY State Highway 458) crosses the Beech Fork River; currently one of the longest remaining multi-span bridges in Kentucky.
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853 ft.
Perryville, KY
Community of Perryville, Boyle County, KY (alt. 840 ft). Site of the most destructive battle in the Civil War (Oct. 8, 1862) with more than 7,600 casualties. Holds the annual Perryville Commemoration each October: Civil War reenactment. - Perryville Battlefield Kentucky State Historic Site (1825 Battlefield Road, Tel. 859-332-8631): self-guided walking trails, Confederate/Union monuments, picnic shelter, restrooms, playground, grills, gift shop, Battlefield Museum.
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932 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 34
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 34. East access to the community of Parkville, Boyle County, KY. - Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge (off US Highway 37 on Carpenter Creek Road, near Parksville, KY): wildlife viewing, bird-watching, stargazing, wildflower walks/hikes.
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820 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Park 243
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 243. To the north, this highway ends at Logan Road. NOTE: After a brief overlap (about 100 m), KY State Highway 243 turns south and ends at an intersection with KY-78.
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955 ft.
State Forest
Marion County Kentucky Wildlife Management Area & State Forest (9 miles SE of Lebanon, KY): mostly forest land; hunting, trapping (permit required); parking area. Access from US Highway 68 is on Penick-Tatum Loop Road, left on Tatum Lane.
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801 ft.
Lebanon, KY
Community of Lebanon, Marion County, KY (alt. 791 ft). Attractions - Fagan Branch Reservoir (10 mins from downtown Lebanon, KY, Tel. 270-692-2491): fishing. - Cecil L. Gorley Naturalist Trail: nature viewing, hiking, bird watching. - Graham Memorial Park: 18-hole golf course, baseball/softball/T-ball fields, soccer/football fields, volleyball/basketball courts, football fields, gazebo, playground, pavilions, picnic tables. - Marion County Sportsman Lake (near the city limits): picnicking, archery, fishing, playground, clubhouse.
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791 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 55
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 55. NOTE: South overlap with US Highway 68. North access to the community of Springfield, county seat of Washington County, KY (alt. 768 ft). - Park-Idle Hour (1075 Kentucky 555, Tel. 859-336-5448): 2 playgrounds, picnic areas/shelters, 4 tennis courts, croquet/shuffleboard courts, 2 baseball diamonds, softball/Little League field, horseshoe pits, 2 T-ball fields, volleyball/basketball courts, paved walking-jogging trail. - Lincoln Homestead Kentucky State Park (5079 Lincoln Park Road, Tel. 859-336-7461): features replicas of the cabin/blacksmith shop built in 1782 where Lincoln's father was raised and learned the blacksmith trade; the original home of Lincoln's mother; Mordecai Lincoln's home; gift shop, 18-hole regulation golf course, picnic areas, grills, playground, restrooms. - Historic Mt. Zion Covered Bridge (KY State Highway 458) crosses the Beech Fork River; currently one of the longest remaining multi-span bridges in Kentucky.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highways 49/52
NOTE: KY State Highway 52 exits US Highway 68 at this point. With KY State Highway 49, heads west-northwest to the community of Loretto, Marion County, KY (alt. 738 ft). Limited services. KY State Highway 49 goes south to the community of Bradfordsville, Marion County, KY (alt. 699 ft). Nearby is the Marion County Kentucky Wildlife Management Area & State Forest (9 miles SE of Lebanon, KY): mostly forest land; hunting, trapping (permit required); parking area.
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610 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on New Campbellsville Road, KY (US Highway 68).
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955 ft.
Sportsman Lake Road, KY
Access to Sportsman Lake, KY. East of US Highway 68. Fishing.
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873 ft.
Airport
Taylor County Airport (360 Airport Road, Campbellsville, KY, Tel. 270-789-4182), a public-use airport 2 miles northeast of Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY.
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833 ft.
Campbellsville, KY

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820 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 70
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 70. NOTE: Southwest overlap with US Highway 68. 
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784 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highways 55/210
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highways 55/210. NOTE: KY State Highway 55 ends its overlap with US Highway 68 and goes south.
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863 ft.
Bengal, KY
Community of Bengal, Taylor County, KY (alt. 722 ft). Limited services.
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814 ft.
Black Gnat, KY
Community of Black Gnat, Green & Taylor Counties, KY (alt. 846 ft). Limited services.
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722 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 61
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 61. NOTE: KY State Highway 61 overlaps US Highway 68 to the south. North access to the community of Summersville, Green County, KY (alt. 804 ft). Limited services.
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607 ft.
Greensburg, KY
Community of Greensburg, Green County, KY (alt. 600 ft). - American Legion Park (State Hwy 417): gateway to the Green River; softball/baseball field, hiking/walking trail, picnic area, grills; open daily 7:00 am to sunset. - Green River Paddle Trail begins at the Green River Lake tailwater until Lynn Camp Creek (Hart-Green county line): fishing, canoeing, kayaking.
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Park
American Legion Park (Greensburg, KY): gateway to the Green River; softball/baseball field, hiking/walking trail, picnic area, grills; open daily 7:00 am to sunset. Access from US Highway 68 is on State Hwy 417.
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541 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on Columbia Highway, KY (US Highway 68).
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 61
NOTE: KY State Highway 61 terminates its overlap with US Highway 68. Proceeds south to the community of Milltown, Adair County, KY (alt. 633 ft). Limited services.
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535 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on Edmonton Road, KY (US Highway 68).
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840 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 218
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 218. West access to the community of Pierce, Green County, KY (alt. 801 ft). Limited services.
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804 ft.
Exie, KY
Community of Exie, Green County, KY (alt. 801 ft). Limited services.
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725 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 729
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 729. To the north, this highway intersects KY State Highway 218, where KY State Highway 729 terminates.
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594 ft.
Point of Interest
Creek crossing on Greensburg Rd, KY (US Highway 68).
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682 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 70
NOTE: KY State Highway 70 ends its overlap with US Highway 68. North-west access to the community of Hiseville, Barren County, KY (alt. 702 ft). Limited services.
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922 ft.
Point of Interest
Access to County Lake, KY. West of US Highway 68. Fishing.
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906 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 9008
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 9008. East access to the community of Weed, Adair County, KY (alt. 1,043 ft). Limited services. West access to the city of Glasgow, county seat of Barren County, KY (alt. 755 ft). - Gorin Park (201 Gorin Park Dr, Tel. 270-651-7340): baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, volleyball courts, walking/jogging track, open field, picnic facilities. - Weldon Park (Cleveland Ave, Tel. 270-651-9012): trees, softball/baseball field. - American Legion Park (KY 90): softball/baseball field, swimming pool, trees. - Twyman Park (Bunche Ave): open field.
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778 ft.
Point of Interest
Dunham Lake (Metcalfe County, KY) is situated east of US Highway 68. Fishing.
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755 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 80
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 80. East access to the community of Nell, Adair County, KY (alt. 745 ft) - limited services; and the community of Weed, Adair County, KY (alt. 1,043 ft). Limited services. NOTE: South-west overlap with US Highway 68.
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833 ft.
Edmonton, KY
Community of Edmonton, county seat of Metcalffe County, KY (alt. 827 ft). - Edmonton Memorial Park (100 Park Street, Tel. 270-432-5000): 2 picnic shelters, playground, softball field, 7 baseball fields, basketball/tennis courts, football/soccer field, walking/bicycle trail. - Pedigo Spring Park: gazebo, picnic shelter, restrooms.
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801 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 9008
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 9008 (Louie B. Nunn-Cumberland Parkway). East access to the community of Weed, Adair County, KY (alt. 1,043 ft). Limited services. West access to the city of Glasgow, county seat of Barren County, KY (alt. 755 ft). - Gorin Park (201 Gorin Park Dr, Tel. 270-651-7340): baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, volleyball courts, walking/jogging track, open field, picnic facilities. - Weldon Park (Cleveland Ave, Tel. 270-651-9012): trees, softball/baseball field. - American Legion Park (KY 90): softball/baseball field, swimming pool, trees. - Twyman Park (Bunche Ave): open field.
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794 ft.
Lecta, KY
Community of Lecta, Barren County, KY. Limited services.
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745 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 740
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 740. North access to the community of Hiseville, Barren County, KY (alt. 702 ft). Nearest attraction is Mammoth Cave National Park (1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy, Mammoth Cave, KY, Tel. 270-758-2180): longest cave system worldwide; preserves south central Kentucky's cave system; - Amenities: 104 campsites, cave tours, picnic shelters, hiking/walking trails. - Activities: camping, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, picnicking.
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758 ft.
Park
Gorin Park (201 Gorin Park Dr, Glasgow, KY, Tel. 270-651-7340): baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, volleyball courts, walking/jogging track, open field, picnic facilities. Southeast of US Highway 68. Access is on Bryan Street, then Gorin Park Drive.
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735 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 90
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 90. Southwest access to Gorin Park (201 Gorin Park Dr, Glasgow, KY, Tel. 270-651-7340): baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, volleyball courts, walking/jogging track, open field, picnic facilities, and the community of Eighty-Eight, Barren County, KY. Limited services. NOTE: Very brief overlap (about 200 m) to the west with US Highway 68.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 31E
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 31E. NOTE: Short overlap with US Highway 68 to the west.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highways 31E/90
NOTE: KY State Highways 31E and 90 exit US Highway 68 at this point. To the north-west, run concurrently up to Happy Valley Road, where KY State Highway 31E turns north.
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321.8
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 31E
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 31E
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 9008
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 9008 (Louie B. Nunn-Cumberland Parkway). East access to the community of Glasgow, county seat of Barren County, KY (alt. 755 ft). - Gorin Park (201 Gorin Park Dr, Tel. 270-651-7340): baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, volleyball courts, walking/jogging track, open field, picnic facilities. - Weldon Park (Cleveland Ave, Tel. 270-651-9012): trees, softball/baseball field. - American Legion Park (KY 90): softball/baseball field, swimming pool, trees. - Twyman Park (Bunche Ave): open field. To the northwest, this highway ends at a junction with US Interstate Highway 65.
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334.3
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 255
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 255. North access to the community of Park City, Barren County, KY (alt. 640 ft). Nearby attraction - Mammoth Cave National Park (1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy, Mammoth Cave, KY, Tel. 270-758-2180): longest cave system worldwide; preserves south central Kentucky's cave system; - Amenities: 104 campsites, cave tours, picnic shelters, hiking/walking trails. - Activities: camping, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, picnicking. To the south, this highway terminates at its intersection with KY State Highway 252.
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341.8
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 259
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 259. North access to the community of Rocky Hill, Edmonson County, KY. Limited services. Nearest attractions in Mammoth Cave and Bowling Green, KY.
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348.7
614 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 101
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 101. North access to Smiths Grove, Smiths Grove, Warren County, KY (alt. 636 ft; limited services). South access to the community of Scottsville, county seat of Allen County, KY (alt. 761 ft). - The Tabernacle (829 Holland Road) is a historic church constructed in 1912.
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Junction: US Interstate Highway 65
US Highway 68 & US Interstate Highway 65 meet at this juncture. East access to the community of Smiths Grove, Warren County, KY (alt. 636 ft; limited services), and the community of Rocky Hill, Edmonson County, KY. Limited services. West access to Plum Springs, Warren County, KY (alt. 525 ft). Nearest attractions in Bowling Green, KY.
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351.9
591 ft.
Oakland, KY
Community of Oakland, Warren County, KY (alt. 584 ft). Limited services.
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359.9
545 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 31W
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 31W. NOTE: South overlap with US Highway 68. North-west access to the community of Park City, Barren County, KY (alt. 640 ft). Nearby attraction - Mammoth Cave National Park (1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy, Mammoth Cave, KY, Tel. 270-758-2180): longest cave system worldwide; preserves south central Kentucky's cave system; - Amenities: 104 campsites, cave tours, picnic shelters, hiking/walking trails. - Activities: camping, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, picnicking.
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364.3
545 ft.
Plum Springs, KY
Community of Plum Springs, Warren County, KY (alt. 525 ft). Limited services.
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364.4
554 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 957
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 957. To the north, passes through the community of Plum Springs, Warren County, KY (alt. 525 ft; limited services), and ends at State Hwy 526/Mt. Olivet Road.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 446
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 446. Brief highway connecting US Highway 68 with US Interstate Highway 65 to the east.
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486 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1402
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1402. To the east, this highway ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 101.
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369.4
459 ft.
Park
Weldon Peete Park (Old Louisville Rd, Bowling Green, KY): open area, trees.
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369.9
420 ft.
Point of Interest
Crossing Barren River, KY on Louisville Road, US Highway 68.
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489 ft.
Park
Pioneer Park (Bowling Green, KY): tennis courts, basketball courts, open field, trees.
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370.7
482 ft.
Junction: KY State Highways 185/80/234/US Highway 68
KY State Highway 185 joins US Highway 68/KY State Highway 80 to the west on 6th Ave. KY State Highway 234 heads east-southeast and terminates at an intersection with KY State Highway 101.
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371.8
522 ft.
Bowling Green, KY

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479 ft.
Junction: US Highway 231
US Highway 68 & US Highway 231 converge at this point. To the east, this highway ends at a junction with US Highway 31. NOTE: Short west overlap with US Highway 68.
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373.9
472 ft.
Junction: US Highway 231
NOTE: US Highway 231 ends its short overlap with US Highway 68. West access to C.W. Lampkin Park (506 Woodway Drive, off Morgantown Road)): soccer/baseball fields, picnic tables/pavilions, grills, tennis courts, outdoor basketball courts, volleyball courts, playgrounds, concession stands. Turns north to the community of Morgantown, county seat of Butler County, KY (alt. 564 ft). Hosts the annual Green River Catfish Festival held each July 4 weekend. - Charles Black City Park (Helm Lane, Tel. 270-526-3557): 4 picnic pavilions, amphitheater, 6 tennis courts, 4 ballfields, swimming pool, soccer fields, 2 sand volleyball courts.
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522 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 231
Intersection of US Highway 68 & US Highway 231
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522 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 9007
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 9007 (William H. Natcher Green River Parkway). North access to the community of Woodbury, Butler County, KY (limited services), and the community of Morgantown, county seat of Butler County, KY (alt. 564 ft). Hosts the annual Green River Catfish Festival held each July 4 weekend. - Charles Black City Park (Helm Lane, Tel. 270-526-3557): 4 picnic pavilions, amphitheater, 6 tennis courts, 4 ballfields, swimming pool, soccer fields, 2 sand volleyball courts. To the west, this highway ends at an intersection with US Interstate Highway 65.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1083
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1083, which ends at an intersection with US Highway 23 on a west-north route.
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385.8
591 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 242
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 242. Southwest access to the community of Woodburn, Warren County, KY (alt. 636 ft). Limited services. West-south route where this highway ends at a junction with KY State Highway 622.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 240
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 240. West access to the community of Woodburn, Warren County, KY. Limited services.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 73
US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 73 meet at this junction. South access to the community of Franklin, county seat of Simpson County, KY (alt. 709 ft). - Franklin Simpson Parks & Recreation (Filter Plant Road, Tel. 270-586-8999): walking path, soccer fields, fishing pond/creek, playgrounds, ballfields, tennis courts, picnic pavilions/tables, BBQ grills, disc golf course. - Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course (1075 Kenny Perry Dr, Tel. 270-586-9373): 18-hole, par 72, public golf course. - Kentucky Downs Race Course (5629 Nashville Road, Tel. 270-586-7778) is the only thoroughbred grass flat racing track in the USA; features live racing held in September. To the north-west, KY State Highway 73 ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 1038.
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400.5
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 103
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 103. To the northwest, this highway ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 79. to the south, runs through the community of Auburn, Logan County, Kentucky (alt. 640 ft). - Auburn City Park (City Park E & Gordon Drive): softball/baseball fields, field, soccer field, parking; and ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 100, in the community of Middleton, Simpson County, KY (alt. 640 ft). Limited services.
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State Hwy 80 Bypass
NOTE: US Highway 68 bypasses the community of Russellville, county seat of Logan County, Kentucky (alt. 594 ft). - Russellville-Logan County Memorial Park (600 Bobby Sawyer Way): Little League baseball field, basketball court, 4 tennis courts, 2 volleyball courts, croquet court, 3 playgrounds, nature trail, 20 picnic tables/grills, picnic shelters. - Hampton Park (East Seventh St): 2 basketball courts, 1 softball field, large picnic shelter w/ grills, Russellville Town Creek Trail, 2 picnic tables, playground.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 100
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 100. South access to the community of Middleton, Simpson County, KY (limited services), turns east to access the community of Franklin, county seat of Simpson County, KY (alt. 709 ft). - Franklin Simpson Parks & Recreation (Filter Plant Road, Tel. 270-586-8999): walking path, soccer fields, fishing pond/creek, playgrounds, ballfields, tennis courts, picnic pavilions/tables, BBQ grills, disc golf course. - Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course (1075 Kenny Perry Dr, Tel. 270-586-9373): 18-hole, par 72, public golf course. - Kentucky Downs Race Course (5629 Nashville Road, Tel. 270-586-7778) is the only thoroughbred grass flat racing track in the USA; features live racing held in September.
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Junction: US Highways 79/431.
Junction of US Highway 68 with US Highways 79/431, which overlap on 9th Street, after which US Highway 431 turns north on State Hwy 80 Bypass, merges with US Highway 68, proceeds further north to access the community of Lewisburg, Logan County, Kentucky (alt. 479 ft). Limited services. NOTE: Brief overlap to the north with US Highway 68. US Highway 79 goes south and accesses the community of Allensville, Todd County, Kentucky (591 ft). Limited services.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 431
NOTE: KY State Highway 431 ends its short overlap with US Highway 68. North access to the community of Lewisburg, Logan County, Kentucky (alt. 479 ft). Limited services.
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587 ft.
Russellville, KY
Community of Russellville, county seat of Logan County, Kentucky (alt. 594 ft). - Russellville-Logan County Memorial Park (600 Bobby Sawyer Way): Little League baseball field, basketball court, 4 tennis courts, 2 volleyball courts, croquet court, 3 playgrounds, nature trail, 20 picnic tables/grills, picnic shelters. - Hampton Park (East Seventh St): 2 basketball courts, 1 softball field, large picnic shelter w/ grills, Russellville Town Creek Trail, 2 picnic tables, playground.
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419.7
636 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 178
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 178. Ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 106.
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Junction: US Highway 431
US Highway 68 & US Highway 431 intersect at this point. South-northeast route to the community of Russellville, county seat of Logan County, Kentucky (alt. 594 ft). - Russellville-Logan County Memorial Park (600 Bobby Sawyer Way): Little League baseball field, basketball court, 4 tennis courts, 2 volleyball courts, croquet court, 3 playgrounds, nature trail, 20 picnic tables/grills, picnic shelters. - Hampton Park (East Seventh St): 2 basketball courts, 1 softball field, large picnic shelter w/ grills, Russellville Town Creek Trail, 2 picnic tables, playground. To the north, overlaps US Highway 68 on State Hwy 80 Bypass, then proceeds further north to access the community of Lewisburg, Logan County, Kentucky (alt. 479 ft). Limited services.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1151
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1151. To the southwest, ends at Watermelon Road/State Hwy 1041. To the north, KY State Highway 1151 ends at a junction with KY State Highway 106.
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439.7
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Junction
NOTE: US Highway 68 separates from its main route, accesses the community of Elkton, county seat of Todd County, Kentucky (623 ft). Places of interest - Miliken Memorial Community House (208 W Main St), constructed in 1928. - Old Todd County Courthouse (1835-1857), and rejoins its main route to the north on Russellville Road.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 181
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 181
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444.1
630 ft.
Elkton, KY
Elkton, county seat of Todd County, Kentucky (623 ft). Places of interest - Miliken Memorial Community House (208 W Main St), constructed in 1928. - Old Todd County Courthouse (1835-1857).
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447.6
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Junction
NOTE: US Highway 68 branches off on Jefferson Davis Hwy, goes west and accesses the community of Elkton, county seat of Todd County, Kentucky (623 ft). Places of interest - Miliken Memorial Community House (208 W Main St), constructed in 1928. - Old Todd County Courthouse (1835-1857).
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 475
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 475. Ends at a junction with US Highway 41 to the south.
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State Park
Jefferson Davis Kentucky State Historic Site (258 Pembroke-Fairview Rd, Tel. 270-889-6100), commemorates and preserves the birthplace of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America. The centerpiece is the 351-ft tall whose foundation is made of solid Kentucky limestone. Has two picnic shelters, a picnic area, playground, restrooms.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1843
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1843. Southern terminus at Jefferson Davis Highway. Northern end at KY State Highway 508.
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Little River Road, KY
Access to Ewing Lake (Christian County, KY). South of US Highway 68. Fishing.
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465.9
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1716
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1716. Short highway linking US Highway 68 with KY State Highway 508 to the north.
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Junction: Hopkinsville Bypass
US Highway 68 branches out from its main route, takes a circular south-west-north route and bypasses the City of Hopkinsville, county seat of Christian County, Kentucky (alt. 528 ft). - Historic Trail of Tears Commemorative Park (U.S. Highway 41 and Skyline Drive): grave site of two Cherokee chiefs (Fly Smith and Whitepath) who perished during the forced removal of the Cherokees; the Visitor Center is in a historic log cabin; has a picnic area and restrooms. - Tie Breaker Park & Family Aquatic Center (9503 Eagle way Bypass, Tel. 270-890-0730): first-come, first serve family picnic shelters, 5-field softball complex, paved walking trail, horseshoe pits, playground, sand volleyball courts, large covered picnic pavilion (Thomas F. Gates Pavilion). - Fort Campbell Memorial Park (Hopkinsville, KY, Tel. 270-8887-4920): walking trail, benches; focal point is a lighted 7-foot copper 'Peacekeeper' monument which bears the names of the 248 soldiers killed while returning home to Fort Campbell after a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai.
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470.6
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Airport
Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport (300 Memorial Field Drive, Hopkinsville, KY, Tel. 270-887-4157), a public-use airport 2 miles east of Hopkinsville. Access from US Highway 68 is on Memorial Field Drive.
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472.8
630 ft.
Junction: Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway
Junction of US Highway 68 & Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway. North access to Lake Morris (Christian County, KY; fishing), and the community of Crofton, Christian County, Kentucky (597 ft). - Crofton Reservoir (fishing). - Gordon Park (13731 N Old Madisonville Rd, Tel. 270-424-5111): Amenities (lighted picnic shelters, gazebo, paved walking trail, parking, lighted pond, handicap accessible restrooms, playground, volleyball/basketball court, baseball/softball field). To the south, ends at an intersection with US Highway 68.
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473.6
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Junction: US Highway 41/Kentucky State Highway 109
Intersection of US Highway 68 with US Highway 41 & Kentucky State Highway 109. NOTE: Both highways overlap US Highway 68 to the northwest at this point. To the south, US Highway 41/KY State Highway 109 run together until Pembroke Rd. KY State Highway 109 turns on Bradshaw Rd and ends at an intersection with KY State Highways 115/1453. US Highway 41 continues on a southeast route to the community of Pembroke, Christian County, Kentucky (alt. 587 ft). Limited services.
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473.8
558 ft.
Junction: US Highway 41
US Highway 68 intersects US Highway 41 at this point. South access to the city of Hopkinsville, county seat of Christian County, Kentucky (alt. 528 ft). - Historic Trail of Tears Commemorative Park (U.S. Highway 41 and Skyline Drive): grave site of two Cherokee chiefs (Fly Smith and Whitepath) who perished during the forced removal of the Cherokees; the Visitor Center is in a historic log cabin; has a picnic area and restrooms. - Tie Breaker Park & Family Aquatic Center (9503 Eagle way Bypass, Tel. 270-890-0730): first-come, first serve family picnic shelters, 5-field softball complex, paved walking trail, horseshoe pits, playground, sand volleyball courts, large covered picnic pavilion (Thomas F. Gates Pavilion). - Fort Campbell Memorial Park (Hopkinsville, KY, Tel. 270-8887-4920): walking trail, benches; focal point is a lighted 7-foot copper 'Peacekeeper' monument which bears the names of the 248 soldiers killed while returning home to Fort Campbell after a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai; crosses the Kentucky-Tennessee state line and enters Clarksville, TN.
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474.3
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 107/US Highway 41
Junction of US Highway 68 with Kentucky State Highway 107 & US Highway 41. North access to Lake Blythe and Buntin Lake (Christian County, KY; fishing). Ends at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.
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474.7
528 ft.
Hopkinsville, KY
City of Hopkinsville, county seat of Christian County, Kentucky (alt. 528 ft). - Historic Trail of Tears Commemorative Park (U.S. Highway 41 and Skyline Drive): grave site of two Cherokee chiefs (Fly Smith and Whitepath) who perished during the forced removal of the Cherokees; the Visitor Center is in a historic log cabin; has a picnic area and restrooms. - Tie Breaker Park & Family Aquatic Center (9503 Eagle way Bypass, Tel. 270-890-0730): first-come, first serve family picnic shelters, 5-field softball complex, paved walking trail, horseshoe pits, playground, sand volleyball courts, large covered picnic pavilion (Thomas F. Gates Pavilion). - Fort Campbell Memorial Park (Hopkinsville, KY, Tel. 270-8887-4920): walking trail, benches; focal point is a lighted 7-foot copper 'Peacekeeper' monument which bears the names of the 248 soldiers killed while returning home to Fort Campbell after a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 109
NOTE: KY State Highway 109 separates from US Highway 68 at this juncture.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 91
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 91
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1682
US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1682 intersect at this point. To the east, KY State Highway 1682 ends at its junction with KY State Highway 107. NOTE: End of US 68 bypass.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1349
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1349. Ends at an intersection with KY State Highway 91 to the north.
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Gracey, KY
Community of Gracey, Christian County, KY (alt. 155 ft). Limited services.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 128
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 128. North-west-north route; ends at a junction with KY State Highway 91.
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Junction: US Interstate Highway 24
US Highway 68 & US Interstate Highway 24 converge at this point. North access to the community of Eddyville, county seat of Lyon County, KY (alt. 509 ft). Nearby is Vista Ridge Park (on Summit Drive) and Mineral Mounds State Park (48 Finch Lane, Eddyville, KY, Tel. 270-388-3673) Amenities: 18-hole golf course, Lake Barkley, hiking trails, picnic area. Activities: fishing, hiking, picnicking, boating. South access to the community of Oak Grove, Christian County, KY (alt. 541 ft). - War Memorial Park (101 Walter Garrett Lane, Tel. 270-439-5675): honors veterans of all U.S. wars; open daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM; walking trail, picnic tables, restrooms, benches.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 276
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 276. To the north, intersects US Interstate Highway 24, turns west and ends at a junction with KY State Highway 274.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 958
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 958. North-west route to end at an intersection with KY State Highway 276.
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512 ft.
Hammond Lake Road, KY
Access to Hammond Lake, KY. North of US Highway 68. Fishing, boating.
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Cadiz, KY

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Point of Interest
Crossing Carney Creek, KY.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 139
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 139
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1489
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1489. This highway then turns east and ends at a junction with US Highway 68/KY State Highway 80. 
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 272
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 272. East access to the city of Hopkinsville, county seat of Christian County, Kentucky (alt. 528 ft). - Historic Trail of Tears Commemorative Park (U.S. Highway 41 and Skyline Drive): grave site of two Cherokee chiefs (Fly Smith and Whitepath) who perished during the forced removal of the Cherokees; the Visitor Center is in a historic log cabin; has a picnic area and restrooms. - Tie Breaker Park & Family Aquatic Center (9503 Eagle way Bypass, Tel. 270-890-0730): first-come, first serve family picnic shelters, 5-field softball complex, paved walking trail, horseshoe pits, playground, sand volleyball courts, large covered picnic pavilion (Thomas F. Gates Pavilion). - Fort Campbell Memorial Park (Hopkinsville, KY, Tel. 270-8887-4920): walking trail, benches; focal point is a lighted 7-foot copper 'Peacekeeper' monument which bears the names of the 248 soldiers killed while returning home to Fort Campbell after a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai.
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Airport
Lake Barkley Kentucky State Park Airport (3500 State Park Road, US Highway 68, Cadiz, KY, Tel. 270-924-1131), a public-use airport. From US Highway 68, take Apostle James Road, left on Apostle Paul Loop, left on Airport Road.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1489
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1489. This highway then turns east and ends at a junction with US Highway 68/KY State Highway 80.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 164
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 164. South access to Donaldson Creek Public Use Area (on Graham School Road), proceeds northeast to the city of Hopkinsville, county seat of Christian County, Kentucky (alt. 528 ft). - Historic Trail of Tears Commemorative Park (U.S. Highway 41 and Skyline Drive): grave site of two Cherokee chiefs (Fly Smith and Whitepath) who perished during the forced removal of the Cherokees; the Visitor Center is in a historic log cabin; has a picnic area and restrooms. - Tie Breaker Park & Family Aquatic Center (9503 Eagle way Bypass, Tel. 270-890-0730): first-come, first serve family picnic shelters, 5-field softball complex, paved walking trail, horseshoe pits, playground, sand volleyball courts, large covered picnic pavilion (Thomas F. Gates Pavilion). - Fort Campbell Memorial Park (Hopkinsville, KY, Tel. 270-8887-4920): walking trail, benches; focal point is a lighted 7-foot copper 'Peacekeeper' monument which bears the names of the 248 soldiers killed while returning home to Fort Campbell after a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai.
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423 ft.
Canton, KY
Community of Canton, Trigg County, KY. Limited services.
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526.8
384 ft.
Bridge
Bridge crossing Lake Barkley KY.
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529.6
394 ft.
Fd-0159
Access to Elbow Bay, KY and Devil's Elbow, KY, bays within the Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area (Golden Pond, KY). Fishing.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 453
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 453. South access to Kentucky Woodlands National Wildlife Refuge and Turkey Bay, both of which can be accessed from Turkey Creek Road. Ends at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Becomes TN State Highway 49. 
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Bridge
Eggner's Ferry Bridge, Trigg & Marshall County, KY; a two-lane bridge which takes US Highway 68/KY State Highway 80 over Kentucky Lake.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 80
NOTE: KY State Highway 80 exits US Highway 68.
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Aurora, KY

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551.1
407 ft.

Ruff Creek Cabin Area (Benton, KY )is located east of US Highway 68. Access is on Oasis Road/County Rd 1137A, left on Spicewood Lane/County Rd 1137E. Nearby is Sportsman's Anchor Resort & Marina (12888 US Hwy. 68 E, Benton, KY, Tel. 270-354-8493): campsites w/ water/electric/sewer hookups, primitive tent sites, playground, picnic tables, cottages, marina, swimming pool, gift shop.
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Four Rivers Boy Scout Reservation: a park in Marshall County, KY. East of US Highway 68. Access is on Cross Rd/County Rd 1118.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 408
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 408. West access to the community of Benton, county seat of Marshall County, KY (alt. 427 ft). - Benton City Park (Poplar Street): baseball/softball fields. - Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge (91 US Highway 641N, Tel. 269-527-5770): bottomland hardwood forest along Clark River's East Fork; wildlife observation; has 200+ species of migratory birds. Big Bear Park (Big Bear Road/US Highway 58): playground, 2 picnic shelters, boat dock/ramp, portable toilets. Buckhorn Park (Moors Camp Rd/Highway 936): playground, 2 picnic shelters, boat ramp/dock.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 58/1462
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highways 58/1462. NOTE: KY State Highway 58 overlaps US Highway 68 to the north; ends near Kentucky Lake to the east. After about 100m to the north, US Highway 68 intersects KY State Highway 1462; to the south, ends at KY State Highway 408.
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Junction: Kentucky State Highway 58
NOTE: KY State Highway 58 terminates its overlap with US Highway 68 and heads west-south to the community of Benton, county seat of Marshall County, KY (alt. 427 ft). - Benton City Park (Poplar Street): baseball/softball fields. - Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge (91 US Highway 641N, Tel. 269-527-5770): bottomland hardwood forest along Clark River's East Fork; wildlife observation; has 200+ species of migratory birds. Big Bear Park (Big Bear Road/US Highway 58): playground, 2 picnic shelters, boat dock/ramp, portable toilets. Buckhorn Park (Moors Camp Rd/Highway 936): playground, 2 picnic shelters, boat ramp/dock.
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Junction: US Highway 641
Junction of US Highway 68 & US Highway 641. NOTE: Brief overlap with US Highway 68. South access to the community of Benton, county seat of Marshall County, KY (alt. 427 ft). - Benton City Park (Poplar Street): baseball/softball fields. - Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge (91 US Highway 641N, Tel. 269-527-5770): bottomland hardwood forest along Clark River's East Fork; wildlife observation; has 200+ species of migratory birds. Big Bear Park (Big Bear Road/US Highway 58): playground, 2 picnic shelters, boat dock/ramp, portable toilets. Buckhorn Park (Moors Camp Rd/Highway 936): playground, 2 picnic shelters, boat ramp/dock.
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472 ft.
Junction: US Highway 641
NOTE: US Highway 641 separates from US Highway 68. 
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574.0
456 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 95
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 95. North access to the community of Calvert City, Marshall County, KY (alt. 341 ft). - Old Park (E 5th Avenue): picnic pavilions, baseball/softball field, playground equipment. - Doctor's Memorial Park (north of East 5th Avenue): multiple soccer fields, 3 lighted baseball/softball fields, basketball court, 2 T-ball fields, lighted skateboard park.
359.5
578.6
449 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1712
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1712. To the south, this highway ends at Salyer Creek Road/State Hwy 782.
361.2
581.2
436 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 1610
Junction of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 1610. North access to the community of Possum Trot, Marshall County, KY (limited services).
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583.8
410 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 795
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 795. On a north-west route, this highway ends on State Hwy 1042/Sharpe School Road. NOTE: After a very brief overlap with US Highway 68 to the north, KY State Highway 795 turns south-west and ends at a junction with US State Highway 641.
364.9
587.3
397 ft.
Junction: Kentucky State Highway 787
Intersection of US Highway 68 & Kentucky State Highway 787. North-west access to the community of Reidland, McCracken County, KY (alt. 404 ft). - Lake Genevieve, KY is nearby. Fishing. To the south, this highway ends at By-Pass Road/Bryant Ford Road.
365.9
588.9
410 ft.
Junction: US Interstate Highway 24
Junction of US Highway 68 & US Interstate Highway 24. East access to the community of Possum Trot, Marshall County, KY (limited services) and to the community of Calvert City, Marshall County, KY (alt. 341 ft). - Old Park (E 5th Avenue): picnic pavilions, baseball/softball field, playground equipment. - Doctor's Memorial Park (north of East 5th Avenue): multiple soccer fields, 3 lighted baseball/softball fields, basketball court, 2 T-ball fields, lighted skateboard park. North access to the community of Hendron, McCracken County, Kentucky (alt. 367 ft). Nearest attractions are in Paducah, KY. LD11e