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Cairo Mississippi River Bridge
Cairo Mississippi River Bridge, a bridge carrying USA Highway #60/61/51 across Mississippi River from Missouri to Illinois, near the Conjunction of Ohio and Mississippi River, This is where Byway Ohio River Scenic Route - Illinois starts its journey along the Ohio River to Indiana and further on to Ohio. This Byway traverses along the Ohio River banks, offering almost continuous views of the river all along.
0.6
0.9
Fort Defiance State Park
Fort Defiance State Park Road, Fort Defiance, known as Camp Defiance during the American Civil War, a former military fortification located at the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers near Cairo, Illinois.
0.7
1.1
Cairo Ohio River Bridge
The Cairo Ohio River Bridge, a cantilever bridge, carries USS Highway #51/60/62 across the Ohio River to Kentucky.
2.5
4.1
Cairo, Illinois
Cairo, Illinois, located at the intersection of the Mississippi and the Ohio Rivers, and is the southernmost town in the state of Illinois. Magnolia Manor, a postbellum manor located in Cairo, Illinois, a national historic place. Some of the points of interest in and around Cairo, Illinois, are The Hewer, a 1902 George Gray Barnard public sculpture, The Riverlore, Fort Defiance State Park, A.B. Safford Memorial Library, Cairo Custom House & Post Office, and the Magnolia Manor.
4.3
6.9
Future City, Illinois
Community of Future City, Illinois
4.9
7.9
Junction
Junction State Highway #37, Cairo Junction, Illinois
6.0
9.6
Urbandale, Illinois
Main Street, Kentucky Street, Community of Urbandale, Illinois, Steepy Road, runs along the River bank to Mound City, Illinois
9.5
15.3
Mound City, Illinois
Mound City, Illinois, a city located along the Ohio River.
10.5
16.9
Old River Road
Old River Road, connects with America Road near America, Illinois, on the bank of Ohio River, Illinois
14.4
23.2
America, Illinois
Shumaker Road, America Road, Community of America, Illinois,
17.6
28.4
Olmstead, Illinois
Cedar Street, The Olmstead Depot, in Olmsted, Illinois, a National Historic Place, located on the bank of Ohio River, along the byway Ohio River Scenic Route, Illinois.
20.8
33.4
Levings, Illinois
Olmstead Dam Road, Rolling Hills Road, Levings, Illinois
24.0
38.6
New Grand Chain, Illinois
New Grand Chain, a village in Pulaski County, Illinois
28.0
45.1
Lighthouse Lane
Lighthouse Lane, Riverview Road
32.6
52.5
Hillerman, Illinois
Hillerman Road, Community of Hillerman, Illinois
35.3
56.8
Ash Disposal Ponds
Portland Road, Ash Disposal Ponds
37.0
59.6
Joppa, Illinois
Joppa, Illinois, a village along the Ohio River.
40.1
64.6
Junction
Junction USA Highway #45
42.3
68.1
Metropolis Municipal Airport
Metropolis Municipal Airport, an airstrip, northwest of Metropolis, Illinois
42.9
69.1
Honeywell Uranium
Mount Mission Road, Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility, a uranium conversion facility, located northeast of Metropolis, Illinois.
44.9
72.2
Metropolis, Illinois
Metropolis, Illinois, a city located along the Ohio River, Harrah's Metropolis casino/hotel, a riverboat casino, popular among the visitors from around the region, Tourism is one of the main industries here.
46.5
74.8
Fort Massac State Park
Fort Massac, a colonial-era fort on the Ohio River. Fort Massac was built by the French in 1757, during the French and Indian War. It is now a State Park, where a replica of the Old Fort, is erect and a museum and facilities are operated at the adjoining Visitor Center here.
48.8
78.5
Intersection
Intersection Interstate Highway #24, at the Fort Massac State Park, This crosses the Ohio River to Kentucky on the south.
53.5
86.1
Brookport, Illinois
Brookport Illinois, located on the bank of Ohio River, USA Highway #45 passes through the city.
57.0
91.8
Shady Grove, Illinois
Dornbush Road, Community of Shady Grove, Illinois
58.1
93.5
Unionville, Illinois
Mt. Sterling Road, Community of Unionville, Illinois
63.6
102.4
New Liberty, Illinois
New Liberty, Illinois, a community located on the route of the Byway Ohio River Scenic Route, in Illinois, on the bank of the Ohio River,
65.1
104.7
Hamletsburg, Illinois
Dug Island Road, Hamletsburg, Illinois
66.6
107.2
Smithland Dam Road
Smithland Dam Road, Smithland Dam, a dam located on the Ohio River
70.2
112.9
Shawnee National Forest
Shawnee National Forest
73.9
118.9
Bay City, Illinois
Azotus Road, Bay City, Illinois, located within Shawnee National Forest on the bank of Ohio River
76.2
122.6
Shawnee National Forest
Cave Springs Road, Shawnee National Forest
79.8
128.4
Ropers Landing Road
Ropers Landing Road, Ropers Landing, Illinois, located on the bank of the Ohio River within Shawnee National Forest in Illinois
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137.9
Golconda, Illinois
Junction State Route #146, Golconda, Illinois, along the Ohio River. The entire city has been designated a state Historic District. Community of Waltersburg, Illinois is located west on State Route #146.
91.5
147.3
Gowns, Illinois
Lusk Road, Rock Shop Road, Community of Gowns, Illinois
95.3
153.3
Humm Wye, Illinois
Junction State Highway #34 / Shetlerville BLKTP, Community of Humm Wye, Illinois
98.7
158.9
Rosiclare, Illinois
State Route #34, Rosiclare, Illinois, located along the Ohio River.
101.2
162.9
Elizabethtown, Illinois
Main Street, Elizabethtown, Illinois, along the Ohio River. It is the location of the Rose Hotel, an Illinois state historic site.
106.2
170.9
Peters Creek, Illinois
Community of Peters Creek, Illinois,
110.2
177.3
Junction
Junction State Highway #1, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, located adjacent to Cave-in-Rock State Park, an Illinois state park. The state park contains the historic Cave-in-Rock, a landmark of the Ohio River.
113.9
183.3
Lamb, Illinois
Tucker Hill Road, Cap Road, Community of Lamb, Illinois
121.0
194.7
Ponds Lake
Ponds Hollow Road, Ponds Lake Road, Community of Sparks Hill, Illinois
122.9
197.7
Gibsonia, Illinois
Eagle Creek Lane, Community of Gibsonia, Illinois,
126.8
204.0
Lane Street
Lane Street, State Route #142, Equality, Illinois
129.1
207.8
Lawler, Illinois
Community of Lawler, Illinois
129.7
208.8
Intersection
Intersection State Highway #13 / 1
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213.6
Junction
Main Street, Junction, Illinois, a village in Gallatin County, Illinois
135.5
218.1
Shawneetown, Illinois
Shawneetown, Illinois
145.3
233.9
Inman, Illinois
Moye Road, Community of Inman, Illinois
152.1
244.8
New Haven, Illinois
Vine Street, Old Reunion Road, New Haven, Illinois, along the Little Wabash River near its mouth at the Wabash River.
158.3
254.8
Wabash River
At the Illinois state border with Indiana on the Wabash River, where Illinois State Route #141 becomes Indiana State Route #62 in Indiana. This is where the Illinois part of the Byway Ohio River Scenic Route ends and Ohio River Scenic Route in Indiana starts.