K-196 (Kansas highway)

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K-196 marker

Route information
Maintained by KDOT
Length: 28.474 mi[1] (45.824 km)
Major junctions
West end: I-135 / US-81 / K-15 south of Newton
East end: K-254 in El Dorado
Counties: Harvey, Butler
Highway system
  • Kansas State Highway System
K-195 K-197

K-196 is a 29-mile (47 km) highway that runs from I-135 just south of Newton, east to K-254, just east of El Dorado, Kansas. The highway runs along the south border the town of Whitewater and bypasses Potwin to the south. The highway runs through Harvey County and Butler County.

Route description[edit]

K-196 begins at I-135 exit 25[2] and begins heading due east. South of Whitewater, it begins curving more southeast, until, west of Potwin, it begins going due south. It then ends at K-254 west of El Dorado, near I-35/Kansas Turnpike.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Harvey 0.000 0.000 I-135 / US-81 / K-15 – Wichita, Salina Interchange; western terminus; I-135 exit 25; road continues as SE 72nd Street
Butler El Dorado 28.474 45.824 K-254 to I-35 / Kansas Turnpike – El Dorado, Wichita Interchange; eastern terminus; road continues as SW Purity Springs Road
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Staff (2016). "Pavement Management Information System". Kansas Department of Transportation. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 
  2. ^ Official Transportation Map (PDF) (Map) (2007-2008 ed.). Kansas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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