Wisconsin Highway 80

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State Trunk Highway 80

WIS 80 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by WisDOT
Length175.73 mi (282.81 km)
Major junctions
South end IL 84 in Hazel Green
Major intersections
North end US 10 in Marshfield
CountryUnited States
CountiesGrant, Iowa, Richland, Vernon, Juneau, Wood
Highway system
WIS 79 WIS 81

State Trunk Highway 80 (abbreviated as Highway 80, STH-80 or WIS 80) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It runs north–south in southwest and west central Wisconsin from just south of Marshfield, near the geographic center of the state to the Illinois border near Hazel Green.

Route description

WIS 80 begins at a roundabout with U.S. Highway 10 (US 10) just south of Marshfield, running south through the farmlands of Wood County before combining with WIS 73 and heading east for 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to Pittsville, where it turns south through town and comes within a few hundred yards of the geographic center of the state. South from Pittsville, the terrain is flat as WIS 80 passes along the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, through the center of Necedah, and into New Lisbon just past the junction with Interstate 90/Interstate 94 (I-90/I-94). South of New Lisbon, it enters the Driftless Area with many rolling hills and curves. WIS 80 meets up with WIS 82 heading into Elroy, southern trailhead of the Elroy-Sparta Trail, and then to Union Center where WIS 33 also runs concurrently into Hillsboro. At Hillsboro, WIS 33/WIS 82 heads west and WIS 80 continues south into Richland County, through Hub City and into Richland Center.[1]

WIS 80 crosses the Wisconsin River into Muscoda,[1] which bills itself as the "Morel mushroom capital of Wisconsin". WIS 133 joins WIS 80 east five miles (8.0 km) before WIS 80 heads south again to Highland and Cobb, where the land continues to be hilly but becomes less forested and more rolling farmland. At Cobb, WIS 80 follows US 18 west for five miles (8.0 km) before heading south along the Iowa–Grant county line past Livingston and into Platteville, where it meets WIS 81 in town and US 151 south of town at the freeway bypass. South of Platteville, WIS 80 occasionally aligns itself along the Grant–Lafayette county line as it heads through Cuba City and Hazel Green, where WIS 11 joins for a few miles. South of Hazel Green, WIS 80 ends at the Illinois state line, where it meets Illinois Route 84 (IL 84) one-half mile (0.80 km) west of the state's "Point of Beginning",[1] the location from which most public land surveys in Wisconsin originated.

Major intersections

GrantTown of Hazel Green0.000.00
IL 84 south – Galena
Continuation into Illinois
Hazel Green1.82.9
WIS 11 west – Dubuque
Southern end of WIS 11 concurrency
Town of Hazel Green4.77.6
WIS 11 east – Benton
Northern end of WIS 11 concurrency
Town of Smelser11.318.2
WIS 81 east – Darlington
Southern end of WIS 81 concurrency
Platteville14.924.0 US 151 – Dubuque, Madison
Bus. US 151 (Dubuque Road)
WIS 81 west – Lancaster
Northern end of WIS 81 concurrency
county line
US 18 west – Fennimore
Western end of US 18 concurrency
US 18 east – Dodgeville
Eastern end of US 18 concurrency
Town of Pulaski57.091.7
WIS 133 north – Avoca, Lone Rock
Eastern end of WIS 133 concurrency
WIS 133 south – Blue River, Boscobel
Western end of WIS 133 concurrency
RichlandTown of Eagle63.1101.5 WIS 60 – Gotham, Wauzeka
WIS 193 south
Richland Center73.7118.6 US 14 – La Crosse, Madison
Town of Rockbridge78.1125.7
WIS 56 west – Viola

WIS 33 west / WIS 82 west – Ontario, La Farge
Southern end of WIS 33/WIS 82 concurrency
JuneauUnion Center103.0165.8
WIS 33 east – Wonewoc
Northern end of WIS 33 concurrency
WIS 71 west – Kendall
WIS 82 east – Mauston
Northern end of WIS 82 concurrency
New Lisbon119.0191.5

US 12 east / WIS 16 east – Mauston
Southern end of US 12/WIS 16 concurrency

US 12 west / WIS 16 west – Camp Douglas
Northern end of US 12/WIS 16 concurrency
120.6194.1 I-90 / I-94 – Tomah, Madison
Town of Clearfield127.7205.5
WIS 58 south – Mauston
Necedah131.7212.0 WIS 21 – Tomah, Coloma
WoodTown of Remington151.1243.2
WIS 173 south – Mather
Southern end of WIS 173 concurrency
WIS 173 north – Nekoosa
Northern end of WIS 173 concurrency
Town of Dexter156.6252.0
WIS 54 east – Port Edwards
Southern end of WIS 54 concurrency
WIS 54 west – Black River Falls
Northern end of WIS 54 concurrency
WIS 73 east – Wisconsin Rapids
Eastern end of WIS 73 concurrency
Town of Wood165.5266.3
WIS 73 west – Neillsville
Western end of WIS 73 concurrency
Town of Cameron175.73282.81 US 10 – Marshfield, Neillsville, Stevens PointRoundabout
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c Wisconsin Department of Transportation (2019). Official State Highway Map (PDF) (Map) (2019–2020 ed.). 1:823,680. Madison: Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Retrieved July 4, 2022.

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