Kentucky Route 48

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Kentucky Route 48

Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length11.040 mi[1] (17.767 km)
Major junctions
West end US 31E / US 150 near Highgrove
East end US 62 / KY 55 in Bloomfield
CountryUnited States
CountiesNelson, Spencer
Highway system
KY 47 KY 49

Kentucky Route 48 (KY 48) is an 11-mile-long (18 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Kentucky. KY 48 runs from U.S. Route 31E (US 31E) and U.S. Route 150 (US 150) in Highgrove to US 62 and KY 55 in Bloomfield, passing through the community of Fairfield.

Route description

KY 48 travels southeast from US 31E in Nelson County. After about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of Highgrove, KY 48 enters Spencer County and straddles the county line before reentering Nelson County west of Fairfield. After passing through Fairfield, KY 48 begins heading eastward before terminating at US 62 and KY 55 in Bloomfield.

Major intersections

NelsonHighgrove0.0000.000 US 31E (Louisville Road) / Crenshaw LaneWestern terminus
KY 623 north (Lilly Pike)
Southern terminus of KY 623
KY 509 west (Fairfield Road)
Eastern terminus of KY 509
KY 652 north (Little Union Road)
Southern terminus of KY 652
KY 162 west (Bardstown Road)
Eastern terminus of KY 162
11.04017.767 US 62 (Springfield Road / Chaplin Road) / KY 55 (Taylorsville Road)Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Division of Planning. "Official Milepoint Route Log Extract". Highway Information System. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Retrieved April 24, 2014.