Kentucky Route 160

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Kentucky Route 160 marker

Kentucky Route 160
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length: 61.146 mi[1] (98.405 km)
Major junctions
South end: Virginia 160.svg SR 160 near Appalachia, VA
  US 119.svg US 119 in Cumberland
Elongated circle 80.svg KY 80 near Hindman
North end: Elongated circle 1087.svg KY 1087 in Vest
Counties: Harlan, Letcher, Knott
Highway system
KY 159 KY 161

Kentucky Route 160, also known as KY 160, is a state highway in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It runs from the Virginia state line, where the roadway continues east to Appalachia, Virginia as State Route 160, north via Lynch, Benham, Clutts, Cumberland, Sand Hill, Gordon, Linefork, Kings Creek, Premium, and Hot Spot to Kentucky Route 15 at Van. KY 160 overlaps KY 15 through Isom to Cody, where it splits to run via Carr Creek, Brinkley, and Hindman, ending at Kentucky Route 1087 at Vest.

KY 160 is part of the State Primary System from Virginia to the U.S. Highway 119 interchange in Cumberland, the State Secondary System from US 119 to KY 15 at Van and from KY 15 at Cody to Kentucky Route 80 north of Hindman, and the Rural Secondary System from KY 80 to KY 1087 at Vest.[2][3][4]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Harlan Black Mountain SR 160 east Virginia state line
Cumberland US 119 interchange
KY 1254 east
West Main Street (KY 2179 south)
Sand Hill KY 522 south
Letcher Little Shepherd Trail former KY 1679 west
Little Shepherd Trail former KY 1679 east
Gordon KY 463 north – Leatherwood
Linefork KY 1103 north – Lilley Cornett Woods
Kings Creek KY 931 north
KY 588 west – Blackey south end of KY 588 overlap
Roxana KY 2036 north
Premium KY 588 east – Uz north end of KY 588 overlap
Van KY 15 south / KY 1811 north – Whitesburg south end of KY 15 overlap
KY 1148 east – Colson
Isom KY 7 north – Deane, Mountain Motor Speedway south end of KY 7 overlap
KY 7 south – Letcher, Blackey, Leatherwood Battlefield, Brashearville north end of KY 7 overlap
Knott KY 15 north (Smithboro Road) – Hazard, Carr Creek State Park, Carr Creek Dam north end of KY 15 overlap
Littcarr KY 1410 east (Burgeys Creek Road)
KY 582 east
Brinkley KY 899 north – Alice Lloyd College, Mallie
KY 3391 south
Hindman KY 550 west – Dwarf south end of KY 550 overlap
KY 550 east north end of KY 550 overlap
KY 2759 south (Ogden Branch Road)
KY 80 – Hazard, Prestonsburg
Vest KY 1087
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ "Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - Division of Planning - Highway Information System Official Milepoint Route Log Extract". Retrieved 2007-06-13. 
  2. ^ Harlan County State Primary Road System PDF (28.6 KB), current as of November 12, 2004
  3. ^ Letcher County State Primary Road System PDF (24.3 KB), current as of April 15, 2005
  4. ^ Knott County State Primary Road System PDF (17.7 KB), current as of December 19, 2003