Monday, January 2, 2012

Indiana State Road 3

Indiana State Road 3

Indiana State Road 3 begins at an intersection with Indiana State Road 62 near Charlestown, Indiana and ends at an intersection with Indiana State Road 120 near Brighton, Indiana. On its way north it crosses Clark , Scott, Jefferson, Jennings, Decatur, Rush, Henry, Delaware, Blackford, Huntington, Wayne, Whitely, Noble and Steuben counties.

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Indiana State Road 60 in Clark County
Length - About 11.2 Miles
Indiana State Road 3 begins at an intersection with Indiana State Road 62 in Charlestown a short distance west of Charlestown State Park. Indiana State Road 3 is Market Street in Charlestown. Small towns along the way include Otisco and Marysville. Otisco, platted in 1854 after the rail line extended to that point, the unincorporated town possibly derives its name from Otisco Lake in New York. Marysville takes its name from a local resident, Mary Kimberlain. Laid out in 1871 along the railroad, the original plat contained 40 lots. The 2012 tornado that swept through Clark County also destroyed many structures in Marysville. The highway exits Clark County about 11 miles to the north, entering Jefferson County about 1.5 miles north of Marysville.

Indiana State Road 3 in Jefferson County
Length - Approximately 7.2 miles
Indiana State Road 3 enters Jefferson County from Scott County about 1.5 miles north of its intersection with Indiana State Road 56. Indiana State Road 3 intersects Indiana State Road 156 about .5 miles from the county line. The highway leaves Jefferson County about 6.9 miles north as it enters Jennings County after passing through the Jefferson County town of Deputy.

Indiana State Road 3 in Jennings County
Length - Approximately 22.8 miles

Indiana State Road 3 enters Jennings County at a little town called Paris Crossing about 6.4 miles from its intersection with Indiana State Road 256 in Jefferson County. It intersects Indiana State Road 250 at this point, on the county line. It intersects Indiana State Road 7 about 11.1 miles from the county line. The two highways run in conjunction for 3.2 miles through downtown North Vernon, intersecting US Route 50 about 1.9 miles from the intersection. About 1 mile north of this intersection Indiana State Road 7 and 3 part ways. About 8.1 miles north of this point Indiana State Road 3 leaves Jennings County and enters Decatur County.

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