U.S. Route 27 in Kentucky

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This article is about the section of U.S. Route 27 in Kentucky. For the entire route, see U.S. Route 27.

U.S. Route 27 marker

U.S. Route 27
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Existed: November 11, 1926 (1926-11-11)[1][2] – present
Major junctions
South end: US 27 at Tennessee state line
 
North end: US 27 at Ohio state line
Location
Counties: McCreary, Pulaski, Lincoln, Garrard, Jessamine, Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison, Pendleton, Campbell
Highway system
KY 26 KY 28

U.S. Route 27 (US 27) in Kentucky runs 190.785 miles (307.039 km) from the Tennessee border to the Ohio border at Cincinnati, Ohio. It crosses into the state in the Lake Cumberland area, passing near or through many small towns, including Somerset, Stanford, Nicholasville. The road then passes straight through the heart of Lexington, including directly past University of Kentucky and Transylvania University. North of Lexington it passes through Cynthiana and Falmouth before entering Campbell County and passing through many Northern Kentucky suburbs before ending at the Ohio state line on the Taylor Southgate Bridge in Cincinnati.

Route description[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[3] km Destinations Notes
McCreary   0.000 0.000 US 27 south Continuation into Tennessee
Strunk 1.868 3.006 KY 1470 west (Ross Road) Southern end of KY 1470 overlap
Silerville 2.315 3.726 KY 1470 east (Marsh Creek Road) Northern end of KY 1470 overlap
Pine Knot 4.288 6.901 KY 92 east to I-75 Southern end of KY 92 overlap
4.608 7.416 KY 2792 east / KY 1651 north Western terminus of KY 2792; southern terminus of KY 1651
6.991 11.251 KY 1567 south (Appletree Road) Northern terminus of KY 1567
Stearns 7.759 12.487 KY 92 west Northern end of KY 92 overlap
Whitley City 9.093 14.634 KY 478 (Williamsburg Street)
Marshes Siding 10.794 17.371 KY 700
  12.299 19.793 KY 1651 south Northern terminus of KY 1651
  15.051 24.222 KY 1045 east (Beulah Heights Road) Western terminus of KY 1045
  16.877 27.161 KY 927 (The Day Ridge Road)
Parkers Lake 17.380 27.970 KY 90 east (Cumberland Falls Road) to I-75 Southern end of KY 90 overlap
Greenwood 20.068 32.296 KY 2282
Pulaski   27.386 44.073 KY 751 south (Keno Road) Northern terminus of KY 751
  28.169 45.334 KY 804 west (Garland Road) Eastern terminus of KY 804
Burnside 30.388 48.905 KY 2295 north (West Lakeshore Drive) Southern terminus of western branch of KY 2295
30.657 49.338 KY 2295 north (East Lakeshore Drive) Southern terminus of eastern branch of KY 2295
31.017 49.917 KY 2294 north (East French Street/West French Street)
31.406 50.543
KY 2295 Conn. (KY 2295C) to KY 2295
Connector road to KY 2295
31.453–
31.719
50.619–
51.047
Bridge over the Cumberland River
31.974 51.457 KY 1247 east / KY 90 west – Monticello, Woodson Bend Resort Interchange; Northern end of KY 90 overlap
  33.534 53.968 KY 2301 west Eastern terminus of KY 2301
  34.447 55.437 KY 914 (Southeastern Bypass)
Somerset 34.612 55.703 KY 1642 west (Slate Branch Road) Southern end of KY 1642 overlap
35.114 56.511 KY 1642 east (Parkers Mill Road) Northern end of KY 1642 overlap
35.979 57.903 KY 2292 north (Monticello Street) – Bourbon, Lake Cumberland Regional Airport Southern terminus of KY 2292
36.578 58.867 KY 2297 east (UK Drive) Western terminus of KY 2297
37.476 60.312
KY 2299 Conn. east to KY 2299
Connector road to KY 2299
37.587 60.490 KY 2299 south Northern terminus of KY 2299; only accessible from US 27 north
37.712 60.692 KY 1577 (Oak Hill Road)
38.407 61.810 KY 2298 south (Langdon Street) – Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Northern terminus of KY 2298
39.034 62.819
KY 80 Bus. (Ogden Street/Bobtown Road) – Russell Springs, Pulaski County Park, Mill Springs Battlefield NHL
Traffic from US 27 north to KY 80 west directed west here; KY 80 Bus, only signed eastbound for northbound traffic; no left turn from south US 27 to east KY 80 Bus.
39.106 62.935 KY 80 to I-75 / KY 461 No sign for KY 80 west on US 27 north
39.749 63.970 KY 2227 north (Old US Highway 27) / KY 3091 north (Clifty Road) – North 27 Antique Mall Southern terminus of KY 2227; southern terminus of KY 3091
  41.583 66.921 Cumberland Parkway west – Bowling Green Exit 88 from Cumberland Parkway; eastern terminus of Cumberland Parkway
  41.754 67.197 KY 1674 south Northern terminus of KY 1674
Norwood 43.135 69.419 KY 1247
Science Hill 44.894 72.250 KY 635 (Main Street)
  48.062 77.348 KY 452
  48.802 78.539 KY 1247
  50.291 80.936 KY 1247
Eubank 52.079 83.813 KY 70 – Eubank
Lincoln   54.331 87.437 KY 1247 south (Old Somerset Road) Southern end of KY 1247 overlap
  54.538 87.770 KY 1247 north Northern end of KY 1247 overlap
  55.752 89.724 KY 328 east / KY 3276 west (Old Waynesburg Road) to KY 1247 Southern end of KY 328 overlap
  55.930 90.011 KY 1247 south Southern end of KY 1247 overlap
  56.248 90.522 KY 328 west / KY 1247 north – Waynesburg Northern end of KY 328 and KY 1247 overlaps
  58.771 94.583 KY 1781 (Greenbriar Road)
  60.341 97.109 KY 501 west (King's Mountain Road)
  61.166 98.437 KY 1247 (Old Somerset Road)
  61.939 99.681 KY 1247 south (Old Somerset Road) Southern end of KY 1247 overlap
  62.002 99.783 KY 1247 north (Old Somerset Road) Northern end of KY 1247 overlap
  63.962 102.937 KY 1247 south (Old Somerset Road) Southern end of KY 1247 overlap
  64.290 103.465 KY 1247 north (Old Somerset Road) Northern end of KY 1247 overlap
  64.907 104.458 KY 1247 south (Old Somerset Road) Southern end of KY 1247 overlap
  64.941 104.512 KY 643 east / KY 1247 north Northern end of KY 1247 overlap
  65.299 105.089 KY 3249 west (Skyline Drive) Eastern terminus of KY 3249
  68.689 110.544 KY 698 south (Mason Gap Road) Northern terminus of KY 698
  68.816 110.749 KY 1247 south (Old Somerset Road North) Southern end of KY 1247 overlap
Stanford 69.512 111.869 KY 1247 north (Somerset Street) Northern end of KY 1247 overlap
70.354 113.224 KY 78 (Main Street) – Hustonville, Stanford Business District
70.848 114.019 KY 1247 south (Somerset Street) Northern terminus of KY 1247
71.113 114.445 US 150 to US 127
71.276 114.708 KY 590 north
Garrard Lancaster 77.308 124.415 KY 39 south (Industrial Road) Southern end of KY 39 overlap
78.136 125.748 KY 52 to I-75 – Richmond, Danville
78.165 125.794 Public Square
78.233 125.904 KY 39 north (East Maple Avenue)
  79.448 127.859 KY 1355 west (Sugar Creek Road) Eastern terminus of KY 1355
Davistown 85.480 137.567 KY 34 (Chenault Bridge Road)
Bryantsville 86.765 139.635 KY 753 north (Sutton Lane) Southern terminus of KY 753
  86.993 140.002 KY 1355 east (Mt. Hebron Road) Western terminus of KY 1355
  88.928 143.116 KY 152 west Eastern terminus of KY 152
  90.509 145.660 KY 1845 north (Rogers Road) Southern terminus of KY 1845
Kentucky River 91.659–
91.866
147.511–
147.844
Bridge over the Kentucky River
Jessamine   95.163 153.150 KY 1268 south (Sugar Creek Pike) Southern end of KY 1268 overlap
  95.620 153.885 KY 1268 north (Bethel Road) Northern end of KY 1268 overlap
Nicholasville 97.113 156.288 KY 3374 east (Hoover Pike) Western terminus of KY 3374
97.805 157.402
US 27 Bus. north
Southern end of Nicholasville US 27 Bus.
99.847 160.688 KY 29 to US 68 – Wilmore, Nicholasville Interchange
101.554 163.435 KY 169 (Keene Road)
102.621 165.152
US 27 Bus. south – Nicholasville
Northern terminus of Nicholasville US 27 Bus.
104.602 168.341 KY 3375 west (Catnip Hill Road) Eastern terminus of KY 3375
106.239 170.975 KY 1980 east (Ash Grove Pike) Southern end of KY 1980 overlap
106.601 171.558 KY 1980 west (Brannon Road) Northern end of KY 1980 overlap
Fayette Lexington 109.305 175.909 KY 4 (New Circle Road) Exit 19 from KY 4
112.770 181.486 KY 1974 south (Avenue of Champions) – Memorial Colisseum KY 1974 to the east
113.038 181.917 US 68 west Southern end of US 68 overlap
113.248 182.255 US 60 east (West Maxwell Street) Southern end of US 60 overlap
113.440 182.564 US 60 west (West High Street) – Rupp Arena
113.507 182.672 US 60 east / US 25 south / US 421 south (West Vine Street) Northern end of US 60 overlap
113.569 182.772 US 25 north / US 421 north (West Main Street) – Mary Todd Lincoln House
115.522 185.915 KY 4 (West New Circle Road)
116.579–
116.710
187.616–
187.827
I-75 north / I-64 east – Knoxville, Ashland, Cincinnati, Louisville Exit 113 off I-75/I-64 and ramp to 75S/64E
119.100 191.673 KY 3367 east (Johnston Road) Western terminus of KY 3367
119.820 192.832 KY 1973 west (Iron Works Pike) Southern end of KY 1973 overlap
121.333 195.267 KY 1973 east (Muir Station Road) Northern end of KY 1973 overlap
Bourbon Hutchison 113.951 183.386 KY 1939 north (Hutchison Road) Southern terminus of KY 1939
Paris 119.444 192.226 KY 1939 (Hume Bedford Pike/Bethlehem Road)
119.604 192.484
US 68 Bus. east (Main Street)
Southern terminus of US 68 Bus.
121.152 194.975 US 460 (Georgetown Road/West 8th Street) – Georgetown, Paris
122.590 197.289 US 68 east (Martin Luther King Boulevard) / US 27 north (Cynthiana Road) – Maysville, Cynthiana Northern end of US 68 overlap
Ewalt Crossroads 125.423 201.849 KY 1876 south (Clay Kiser Road) Northern terminus of KY 1876
  127.740 205.578 KY 1893 east (Mt. Carmel Road) Western terminus of KY 1893
Harrison Lair 130.404 209.865 KY 982 west (Edgewater Pike) Southern end of KY 982 overlap
  130.927 210.707 KY 982 east – Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport
Cynthiana 132.408 213.090
US 27 Bus. north / US 62
Traffic circle
133.019 214.073 KY 32
134.268 216.083 KY 356
135.139 217.485
US 27 Conn. east to KY 36
Signed as US 27C; short connector road between US 27 and KY 36
135.966 218.816
US 27 Bus. south
Northern end of US 27 Bus.
  144.610 232.727 KY 1032 west – Berry Eastern terminus of KY 1032
  146.040 235.029 KY 1284 east (Sunrise-Richland Road) – Sunrise Western terminus of KY 1284
  147.046 236.648 KY 1744 south Northern terminus of KY 1744
Pendleton   149.628 240.803 KY 1053 north (Rankin Mill Road) Southern terminus of KY 1053
  154.206 248.171 KY 1053 south (Broadford Road) Northern terminus of KY 1053
Falmouth 155.675 250.535 KY 22 east (Main Street) – Kincaid Lake State Park, Kincaid Regional Theater Southern end of KY 22 overlap
  157.109 252.842 KY 330 west Eastern terminus of KY 330
  159.061 255.984 KY 22 west – Williamstown Northern end of KY 22 overlap
  159.442 256.597 KY 1657 west (Lightfoot Fork Road) Eastern terminus of KY 1657
  160.583 258.433 KY 17 north – Animal Shelter, Bethel Cemetery and Church Southern terminus of KY 17
  165.926 267.032 KY 177 north – Butler Southern terminus of KY 177
  166.212 267.492 KY 3162 east Western terminus of KY 3162
  167.069 268.871 KY 3149 south Northern terminus of KY 3149
Campbell   170.591 274.540 KY 154 east (Peach Grove Road) Western terminus of KY 154
Grant's Lick 171.498 275.999 KY 1936 north (Kenton Station Road) Southern terminus of KY 1936
  173.188 278.719 KY 824 east (Race Track Road) Western terminus of KY 824
Claryville 175.624 282.639 KY 915 north (Camel Crossing) Southern terminus of KY 915
176.959 284.788 KY 536 west (Creektrace Road) Eastern terminus of KY 536
Alexandria 178.162 286.724 KY 10 (West Main Street/East Main Street) – Alexandria City Building
178.462 287.207 KY 2924 east (Tollgate Road) Western terminus of KY 2924
179.981 289.651 KY 709 north (East Alexandria Pike) Southern terminus of KY 709
Cold Spring 181.736–
181.936
292.476–
292.798
KY 9 (AA Hwy.) – Maysville, Wilder Exit 14 from KY 9/AA Hwy.
183.878 295.923 KY 1998 (Pooles Creek Road/Industrial Road)
184.265 296.546 KY 2345 north (ML Collins Boulevard) Southern terminus of KY 2345
184.448 296.840 KY 3490 west (Johns Hill Road) Eastern terminus of KY 3490
Highland Heights 184.743 297.315 KY 2298 west (Louie B Nunn Drive) Eastern terminus of KY 2298
184.849 297.486 KY 471 north to I-471 north / I-275 – Airport, Newport, Cincinnati, Columbus, OH Unsigned route connecting US 27 with I-471;
Fort Thomas 186.678 300.429 KY 1120 west (South Fort Thomas Avenue) Eastern terminus of KY 1120
186.963 300.888 KY 445 south (Grandview Avenue) Northern terminus of KY 445
187.639–
187.781
301.976–
302.204
I-471 to I-275 – Cincinnati, Alexandria Exit 2 from I-471
187.867 302.343 KY 1632 west (Moock Road) – Wilder Eastern terminus of KY 1632
Newport 189.316 304.675 KY 1892 east (Carothers Road) Western terminus of KY 1892
189.686 305.270 KY 1120 (East 10th Street)
190.148 306.014 KY 8 east (East 5th Street) Southern end of KY 8 overlap
190.201 306.099 KY 8 west (East 4th Street) KY 8 west one block west of intersection
190.297 306.253 KY 8 (Third Street) – Newport on the Levee Southern end of KY 8 overlap
190.371 306.372 KY 8 west (York Street) Northern end of KY 8 overlap
Ohio River 190.484 306.554 Taylor Southgate Bridge
Campbell Newport 190.785 307.039 US 27 north – Cincinnati Continuation into Ohio
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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