Indiana State Road 727

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State Road 727 marker

State Road 727
Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Length: 0.75 mi[1] (1.21 km)
Major junctions
West end: Pokagon State Park
East end: SR 127
Highway system
  • Indiana State Roads
SR 662 SR 827
The original guard house at the end of SR 727, at the entrance to Pokagon State Park. This guard house, like many stone structures at Pokagon, was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Indiana State Road 727 (SR 727) is a very short east–west state highway in Indiana, lying entirely within Steuben County. The route is a spur off of SR 127 that serves Pokagon State Park. The western terminus of SR 727 is at the main entrance into Pokagon State Park and its eastern terminus is at SR 127 two miles south of SR 120, immediately northwest of the SR 127 interchange off of I-69.

Route description[edit]

Starting from the main entrance into Pokagon State Park, SR 727 travels due east through a heavily forested area. Curving to the southeast, SR 727's journey comes to an abrupt end upon arriving at its junction with SR 127. Less than 0.25-mile (0.40 km) southeast of this intersection, SR 127 meets I-69 at Exit 354.[2]

History[edit]

Until 1967, when the northernmost stretch of I-69 in Indiana was completed, this route was designated as SR 127, and SR 727 referred to another short. That route went east from State Road 327 (SR 327) to State Road 4 (SR 4) toward Ashley. In Ashley SR 727 heads north then east toward Pleasant Lake, SR 4 headed east toward U.S. Route 27 (US 27). The western part of SR 727, between SR 327 and Ashley, of the route is now number as the eastern part of SR 4 and the part east of Ashley is now known as DeKalb - Steuben County Line Road.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Jamestown Township, Steuben County.

Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 Pokagon State Park Western terminus of SR 727 at state park entrance.
0.75 1.21 SR 127 – Angola, Fremont Eastern terminus of SR 727
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "INDOT Roadway Referencing System" (PDF). Indiana Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 
  2. ^ Yahoo! Inc. "overview map of SR 727". Yahoo! Maps (Map). Cartography by Navteq. http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=41.70833&lon=-85.015024&zoom=16&q1=41.708081%2C-85.021912&q2=41.707304%2C-85.007964. Retrieved 2009-02-02.
  3. ^ "Indiana Highways End - SR 727". Retrieved 2010-12-27. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing