Kentucky Route 39

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Kentucky Route 39 marker

Kentucky Route 39
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length: 61.425 mi[1] (98.854 km)
Major junctions
South end: Elongated circle 1247.svg KY 1247 in Somerset
  US 150.svg US 150 in Crab Orchard
US 27.svg US 27 in Lancaster
Elongated circle 563.svg KY 563 near Cottonburg
Kentucky River near Cottonburg
North end: Business plate.svg
US 27.svgElongated circle 29.svg US 27 BUS/KY 29 in Nicholasville
Location
Counties: Pulaski, Lincoln, Garrard, Jessamine
Highway system
KY 38 KY 40

Kentucky Route 39 (KY 39) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The route, part of the State Secondary System, exists in two segments, separated at the Madison-Jessamine county line by the Kentucky River. While there is a boat ramp on each side, there is no bridge or ferry carrying vehicular traffic across the waterway. The southernmost terminus of the route is at Kentucky Route 1247 in Somerset. The northernmost terminus is at U.S. Route 27 Business and Kentucky Route 29 in Nicholasville.

The northern terminus of the southern segment is at Kentucky Route 563 in Garrard County 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south of the Kentucky River. Although KY 39 ends, the roadway continues north to the south bank of the river at the confluence of Paint Lick Creek; there is a concrete boat landing at the site of an old ferry crossing. The segment between Lancaster and the river is locally called Buckeye Pike. The southern terminus of the northern segment is at the boat launch on the north bank.

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