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Illinois Route 78

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Existed:  1924 – present
Length  346.8 km
North end:  WIS 78 in Warren
Constructed  1924
Illinois Route 78
South end:  I-55 / IL 104 in Jacksonville
Major cities  Canton, Kewanee, Havana, Jacksonville, Mount Carroll, Morrison, Virginia
Counties  Morgan County, Illinois, Cass County, Illinois

Illinois Route 78 is a major north–south highway in western Illinois. It runs from Illinois Route 104 northwest of Jacksonville north to Highway 78 at the Wisconsin state line north of Warren. This is a distance of 215.51 miles (346.83 km).


Map of IL-78, Illinois, USA

Points of interest

The following historic and geographic sites can be enjoyed on Illinois Route 78, southing from south to north:

  • Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
  • Emiquon Project
  • Dickson Mounds
  • Snakeden Hollow State Fish and Wildlife Area
  • Johnson-Sauk Trail State Park
  • Prophetstown State Recreation Area
  • Morrison-Rockwood State Park
  • Apple River Canyon State Park
  • References

    Illinois Route 78 Wikipedia

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