Nevada State Route 121

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State Route 121 marker

State Route 121
Dixie Valley Road
Nevada State Route 121 goes north from US 50 to the site of Dixie Valley, Nevada.
Nevada State Route 121, highlighted in red.
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length: 27.047 mi[1] (43.528 km)
Existed: 1976 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 50 east of Fallon
North end: Settlement Road in Dixie Valley
Location
Counties: Churchill
Highway system
  • Highways in Nevada
SR 120 SR 140

State Route 121 (SR 121) is a state highway in Churchill County, Nevada. It spurs from U.S. Route 50, east of Fallon, north 27.05 miles (43.53 km) to a local road, Settlement Road in Dixie Valley, with the moniker of Dixie Valley Road. SR 121 was assigned in 1976.

View from the south end of SR 121 looking northbound

Route description[edit]

State Route 121 begins at an intersection with U.S. Route 50 (the Austin Highway) to the east of the community of Fallon. Route 121 progresses northward through the United States Naval Recreation and Training Area just to the north of Route 50. The route progresses northward, through the mountains of Churchill County. The highway leaves the Recreation Area and continues its way to the community of Dixie Valley. The route continues northward for about 20 miles (32 km) and intersects with Settlement Road in Dixie Valley, where the state designation ends. Dixie Valley Road continues on as a gravel road.[2]

History[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Churchill County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Fallon 0.00 0.00 US 50 – Fallon, Austin
Dixie Valley 27.05 43.53 Settlement Road
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ Nevada Department of Transportation (January 2017). "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps". Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Google (June 6, 2015). "Overview of State Route 121" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 6, 2015.