Missouri Route 51

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Route 51

Route 51 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MoDOT
Length120.811 mi[1] (194.426 km)
Major junctions
South end AR 139 at the Arkansas state line
North end IL 150 / Great River Road at the Illinois state line
CountryUnited States
Highway system
US 50 Route 52

Route 51 is a highway in southeastern Missouri. Its northern terminus is the Illinois state line near Chester, Illinois; its southern terminus is at the Arkansas state line northwest of Piggott, Arkansas. It continues into Illinois as Illinois Route 150 and it continues into Arkansas as Highway 139.

Route 51 is one of the original 1922 state highways and ran from the Mississippi River to Advance.

Route 51A, a branch route, formerly connected Route 51 with Puxico when Route 51 ended at Advance (at Route 25). Route 51A would become part of the main highway when it was re-routed and extended.

Route description


Major intersections

ButlerGillis Bluff Township0.0000.000
AR 139 south – Pollard
Continuation into Arkansas
Route 53 south – Campbell
Southern end of Route 53 overlap
Ash Hill Township10.31816.605
Route 53 north – Poplar Bluff
Northern end of Route 53 overlap
StoddardDuck Creek Township25.71341.381 US 60 – Poplar Bluff, Sikeston
BollingerLiberty Township61.82099.490
Route 91 south – Advance
Marble Hill71.679115.356
Route 34 west (First Street)
Western end of Route 34 overlap
Route 34 east – Jackson
Eastern end of Route 34 overlap
Union Township90.011144.859 Route 72 – Millersville, Fredericktown
PerryPerryville106.127170.795 I-55 – Cape Girardeau, St. Louis
108.829175.143 US 61 (Kingshighway) – Longtown, St. Mary
Mississippi River120.811194.426Chester Bridge; Missouri–Illinois state line

IL 150 east – Chester
Continuation into Illinois
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Former suffixed route


  1. ^ a b Missouri Department of Transportation (December 31, 2020). MoDOT HPMAPS (Map). Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 31, 2020.