Tennessee State Route 161

State Route 161 (SR 161) is a north–south state highway located entirely in Robertson County in Middle Tennessee. The route's southern terminus sits 0.4 miles (0.64 km) north of a junction between U.S. Route 431 (US 431) and US 41. Its northern terminus is at the Kentucky state line, where it becomes Kentucky Route 102 (KY 102).[1][2]

State Route 161 marker

State Route 161
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length9.9 mi[1] (15.9 km)
Major junctions
South end US 431 in Springfield
  SR 25 in Barren Plains
North end KY 102 at the Kentucky State Line
Highway system
SR 160SR 162

Route DescriptionEdit

SR 161 begins in Springfield at an intersection with US 431/SR 65 north of downtown in an industrial area. The highway then leaves Springfield and continues northwest through farmland. It passes through Barren Plains, where it has a Y-Intersection with SR 25. SR 161 continues northwest to cross a bridge over the Red River before coming to the Kentucky State Line, where SR 161 becomes Kentucky Route 102.

Major IntersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Robertson County.

Springfield0.00.0  US 431 (Tom Austin Highway/SR 65) – Springfield, Adairville, KYSouthern terminus
Barren Plains5.28.4  SR 25 east (Barren Plains Road) – Cross PlainsWestern terminus of SR 25
Bridge over the Red River
9.915.9  KY 102 north (Keysburg Road) – AllensvilleKentucky state line; northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Tennessee Department of Transportation (2000). Robertson County Road Map (PDF) (Map). Nashville: Tennessee Department of Transportation.[full citation needed]
  2. ^ Tennessee Department of Transportation (2015). Official Tennessee Highway Map (Map). Nashville: Tennessee Department of Transportation.[full citation needed]