Ohio State Route 590

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State Route 590 marker

State Route 590
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 25.17 mi[1] (40.51 km)
Existed: 1937 – present
Major junctions
South end: SR 12 in Bettsville
  US 6 near Helena
US 20 near Lindsey
North end: SR 2 near Rocky Ridge
Counties: Seneca, Sandusky, Ottawa
Highway system
SR 589 SR 591
State Route 590 in the village of Lindsey

State Route 590 (SR 590) is a north–south state highway in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. The southern terminus of SR 590 is at a signalized intersection with SR 12 in the village of Bettsville. Its northern terminus is at a T-intersection with SR 2 just south of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, and approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Rocky Ridge.

Route description[edit]

Along its path, SR 590 travels through portions of Seneca, Sandusky and Ottawa Counties. No portion of the highway is included as a part of the National Highway System.[2]


SR 590 was created in 1937. Its original routing consisted of the following: the current SR 53 from its intersection with Seneca County Road 51 southwest of the unincorporated community of Old Fort to its intersection with Seneca CR 61; CR 61 from SR 53 to the current southern terminus of SR 590 at SR 12 in Bettsville; and the entirety of the current routing of SR 590.[3][4] The portions of current SR 53 and CR 61 noted would only be designated as SR 590 for one year. In 1938, SR 590 was truncated to its current southern terminus at SR 12, and the portion east of Bettsville would become part of re-routing of SR 113.[5]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Seneca Bettsville 0.00 0.00 SR 12 (State Street) / Union Street
Sandusky Jackson Township 6.93 11.15 US 6 – Fremont, Bowling Green
Washington Township 10.55 16.98 US 20
Ottawa Harris Township 17.52 28.20 SR 105 – Elmore, Woodville, Oak Harbor
township line
19.01 30.59 SR 163 – Genoa, Oak Harbor
Benton Township 25.17 40.51 SR 2 – Oregon, Toledo, Port Clinton
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams". Retrieved 2007-11-17. 
  2. ^ National Highway System: Ohio (PDF) (Map). Federal Highway Administration. December 2003. Retrieved 2010-10-24. 
  3. ^ Ohio State Map (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1936. 
  4. ^ Ohio State Map (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1937. 
  5. ^ Ohio State Map (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 1938.