Kentucky Route 272

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Kentucky Route 272

KY 272 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length22.9 mi[1][2] (36.9 km)
Major junctions
West end US 68 / KY 80 southwest of Cadiz
Major intersections KY 139 south of Cadiz
KY 117 in Julien
KY 164 west of Hopkinsville

US 68 Byp. west of Hopkinsville
KY 380 in Hopkinsville
East end KY 107 in Hopkinsville
CountryUnited States
CountiesTrigg, Christian
Highway system
KY 271 KY 273

Kentucky Route 272 (KY 272) is a 22.9-mile-long (36.9 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The highway connects rural areas of Trigg and Christian counties with Hopkinsville.

Route description

Trigg County

KY 272 begins at an intersection with US 68/KY 80 (Canton Road) southwest of Cadiz, within Trigg County. It travels to the east and immediately intersects the northern terminus of KY 1062 (Maple Grove Road). It crosses over Caney Creek and curves to the southeast before curving to the northeast. It intersects the southern terminus of KY 1175 (Old Dover Road). The highway intersects KY 139 (S Road) and then crosses over Burge Creek. It begins curving to the southeast and crosses over Little River. KY 272 heads to the southeast and intersects the northern terminus of KY 1253 (Hardy Road). It curves to the east-southeast and intersects KY 1585 (Caledonia Pee Dee Road/Montgomery Road). It crosses over Boyd Lake Branch and travels through Caledonia. The highway heads to the northeast and enters Christian County.[1]

Christian County

KY 272 crosses over Interstate 24 (I-24) and curves to the east-southeast to an intersection with KY 117 (Gracey Herndon Road) in Julien. It heads to the east-northeast and intersects the eastern terminus of KY 164 (Newstead Road). The highway crosses over Riverside Creek and intersects US 68 Byp. (Eagle Way). A short distance later, it enters Hopkinsville. It crosses over the North Fork Little River. It intersects the western terminus of KY 380 (Country Club Lane). It then intersects the southern terminus of KY 1007 (North Drive). KY 272 curves to the northeast and passes Jennie Stuart Medical Center. It curves to the southeast and meets its eastern terminus, an intersection with KY 107 (South Virginia Street/South Main Street) on one-way pairs.[1][2]

Major intersections

Trigg0.00.0 US 68 / KY 80 (Canton Road) – HopkinsvilleWestern terminus
KY 1062 south (Maple Grove Road)
Northern terminus of KY 1062
KY 1175 north (Old Dover Road)
Southern terminus of KY 1175
3.35.3 KY 139 (S Road)
KY 1253 south (Hardy Road)
Northern terminus of KY 1253
10.116.3 KY 1585 (Caledonia Pee Dee Road/Montgomery Road)
ChristianJulien13.922.4 KY 117 (Gracey Herndon Road)
KY 164 west (Newstead Road)
Eastern terminus of KY 164
US 68 Byp. (Eagle Way)
KY 380 east (Country Club Lane)
Western terminus of KY 380
KY 1007 north (North Drive)
Southern terminus of KY 1007
KY 107 south (South Main Street)
Southbound lanes of KY 107 on one-way pairs
KY 107 north (South Virginia Street)
Eastern terminus; northbound lanes of KY 107 on one-way pairs
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c d Google (May 30, 2016). "Kentucky Route 272 (Western terminus to Hopkinsville)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 30, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Google (May 30, 2016). "Kentucky Route 272 (Hopkinsville)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 30, 2016.
  3. ^ Kentucky Department of State Highways (September 15, 1939). Road Map of Kentucky (PDF) (Map). c. 1:760,320. Frankfort: Kentucky Department of State Highways. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  4. ^ Kentucky Department of Highways (1937). Christian County Highway Map (PDF) (Map) (1937 ed.). Frankfort: Kentucky Department of Highways. Retrieved January 22, 2019.