Idaho State Highway 6

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State Highway 6 marker

State Highway 6
Route information
Maintained by ITD
Length 40.645 mi[1][2] (65.412 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 272 at Washington state line near Potlatch
 
North end SH 3 near Santa
Location
Counties Latah, Benewah
Highway system
SH 5SH 7

Idaho State Highway 6 (SH-6) is a state highway in northern Idaho running from the Washington state line near Potlatch to Santa. It is 40.645 miles (65.412 km) long and runs north-south.

Route description[edit]

SH-6 begins at the Washington state line in Latah County as a continuation of Washington State Route 272, then heads east to an intersection with U.S. 95, with which it briefly overlaps before diverging and continuing east into Potlatch. It continues east to an intersection with SH-9 near Harvard.

SH-6 continues northeast and north across the Palouse River into Benewah County, generally north through White Pine Drive; and area of old-growth white pine trees in the Hoodoo Mountains in the St. Joe National Forest. It terminates at a junction with SH-3, west of Santa.[1][2]

Prior to the 1960s, it was signed as an alternate route of U.S. 95, which continued north along present-day SH-3.

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Latah0.0000.000 SR 272 west – PalouseContinuation into Washington
4.4207.113 US 95 south – LewistonSouth end of US-95 overlap
5.5908.996 US 95 north – Plummer, Coeur d'AleneNorth end of US-95 overlap
15.44824.861 SH 9 south – Deary
Benewah40.64565.412 SH 3 – St. Maries, Coeur d'Alene, Clarkia
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c Idaho Transportation Department (November 26, 2008). "Milepost Log (Idaho SH6)". Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  2. ^ a b Idaho Transportation Department (November 26, 2008). "Milepost Log (US95)". Retrieved 2008-12-27. 

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