Dixie Highway

Two mainlines, Five connectors, No spurs, One major loop


Florida (east): Georgia state line north of Gross to Florida City
National (east): Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Florida City, Florida

Florida (west): Georgia state line northeast of Bradfordville to Miami
National (west): Chicago, Ilinois to Miami, Florida

Mainline (East) (in Red)

Easy: US 17 from Georgia state line north of Gross to Jacksonville, then US 1 to Florida City
Harder: US 17 from Georgia state line north of Gross to Jacksonville, then FL 13 to Goodbys, then Old St. Augustine Road* to Bayard, then US 1 to St. Augustine, then FL 207 to Hastings, then FL 13 to Bunnell, then US 1 to Korona, then Old Dixie Hwy to Ormond Beach, then US 1 to Wabasso, then Old Dixie Highway to Gifford, then US 1 to Vero Beach, then Old Dixie Highway to Fort Pierce, then Indian River Drive to Ocean Breeze Park, then Old Dixie Highway to North River Shores, then US 1 to Stuart, then Dixie Highway to Hobe Sound, then US 1 to Tequesta (Is there a Dixie Highway in Johnathan Dickenson State Park along RR?), then Old Dixie Hwy (Alt FL A1A) to West Palm Beach, then 45th ST and Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach, then US 1 to Delray Beach, then SE 10th St in Delray Beach, then Old Dixie Highway to Fort Lauderdale, then NE 13th St in Ft. Lauderdale, then US 1 to Dania, then Dixie Highway to North Miami, then 2nd Ave to Miami, then US 1 to Florida City

Mainline (West) (in Blue)

Easy: US 319 from Georgia state line northeast of Bradfordville to JCT FL 61 near Marclay Gardens; then FL 61 to Tallahassee; then US 27 to High Springs; then US 441 to Kissimmee; then US 17 to Punta Gorda; then US 41 to Miami
Hard: US 319 from Georgia state line northeast of Bradfordville to JCT FL 61 near Marclay Gardens; then FL 61 to Tallahassee; then US 27 to Eridu, FL; CR 14 to Shady Grove, FL; US 221 to Perry, FL; US 27 to High Springs, FL; US 441 to Micanopy, FL; Cholokka Blvd (County 25A); SE 165th Ave; US 441 to Reddick, FL; Gainesville Rd to Millwood, FL; Dixie Hwy; Martin Rd; Gainesville Rd; Dixie Hwy to Ocala; Magnolia Ave; Lake Weir Rd to Camp Roosevelt, FL; US 441 to Belleview, FL; Hames Rd; SE 110th St; County 25A to Lady Lake, FL; US 441; Guava St; Old Dixie Hwy; US 441 to Fruitland Park, FL; Dixie Ave; US 441 to Tavares, FL; US 27; Dixie Ave; US 441; CR 44 to Fort Mason, FL; Eustis Rd (County 452) to Eustis, FL; Florida 19; Florida 19A to Mount Dora, FL; Heim Rd / 11th Ave/ Highland St / County 500A; US 441 to Plymouth, FL; Plymouth - Sorrento Rd; Highland Ave; Old Dixie Hwy to Apopka, FL; Orange Ave; Central Ave; US 441 (Main St); Alabama Rd; Apopka Blvd to Lockhart, FL; US 441; Beggs Rd; Edgewater Rd to Orlando, FL; US 17 (Colonial Blvd); Orange Ave; Old Dixie Hwy; Osceola Pkwy; Old Dixie Hwy to Kissimmee, FL; Donegan Ave; Old Dixie Hwy; US 17 into Kissimmee on Main St; Broadway; Emmett St (Old 17/92); Clyde St; Penfield Ave; Clay St; CR 531; Old Tampa Hwy; US 17; CR 532; Old Tampa Hwy; Kissimmee Rd to Loughman, FL; CR 54; CR 547 and head south to Davenport, FL; US 17 to Haines City; 15th St (Lee-Jackson Hwy); 12th St; Lily Ave; 7th St; Jones Ave; US 17; US 27; FL 544 (Lucerne Park Rd); CR 544 (Old Lucerne Park Rd); FL 544; US 17 to Winter Haven, FL; 6th St; Avenue M; 7th St to Eloise, FL; Eagle Lake Rd to Eagle Lake, FL; 3rd St; Crystal Beach Rd; Old Bartow - Eagle Lake Rd; Spirit Lake Rd; Old Eagle Lake Rd to Bartow, FL; US 98; Broadway Ave; Hooker St; Kissengen Ave; Old Homeland Rd to Homeland, FL
CR 640; US 17 to Fort Meade, FL; CR 630 (Broadway); Sand Mountain Rd; US 17; Old Bowling Green Rd to Bowling Green, FL; County Line Rd; US 17; Himrod Rd; Old Dixie Hwy; US 17 to North Wauchula, FL; Florida Ave toWauchula, FL; Florida 64 to Zolfo Springs, FL; US 17 to Punta Gorda, FL; US 41 to south of Fort Myers, FL; Old 41 Road thru Bonita Springs, FL; US 41 to Miami, FL

Connectors shown in Orange

Connector (1)

US 1 from Georgia state line northwest of Boulonge to Jacksonville (Harder route)

Connector (2)

US 90 from Tallahassee to Jacksonville (Harder route)

Connector (3)

FL 207 from Hastings to East Palatka; then US 17 to Orlando (Harder route)

Connector (4)

US 192 from Kissimmee to Melbourne (Harder route)

Connector (5)

FL 70 from Arcadia to Okeechobee; then US 98 to West Palm Beach (Harder route)

Loop shown in Purple

Easy: FL 40 from Ocala to Rainbow Springs; then US 41 to Brooksville; then FL 50 to Weekiwachee; then US 19 to Holiday; then Alt US 19 to St. Petersburg; then US 92 to Haines City
Go to the Harder route

Other Facts:

  1. East leg co-signed with Atlantic Highway and (South) Atlantic Coastal Highway entire length; Old Spanish Trail and Lone Star Trail from Jacksonville to St. Augustine; St. Augustine Road from St. Augustine to Hastings
  2. West leg co-signed as Old Spanish Trail from Tallahassee to Chaires, Mississippi River Scenic Highway from Tallahassee to Perry, St. Augustine Road from Tallahassee to Gainesville, Florida Short Route from High Springs to Gainesville, Central Florida Highway from High Springs to Punta Gorda
  3. Dixie Highway (east) signed as a street in Wauchula; (west) in Daytona Beach, Cummings, Titusville, between Auburndale and Lakeland; in Melbourne
  4. Connector (1) meets Dixie Highway (west) south of Macon, Georgia
  5. Connector (2) on 1917 Dixie Highway map; Also known as Old Spanish Trail
  6. Connector (3) from 1999 Rand McNally reprint of 1924 Auto Trail map
  7. Connector (4) not shown on older maps, inferred from modern usage (Delorme)
  8. Connector (5) on 1917 Dixie Highway map; Also known as "Conner's Highway" (Toll) from Okeechobee To West Palm Beach
  9. Loop partially from 1925 Florida Auto Trail map (Section from Ocala to St. Petersburg)
  10. Loop partially signed as Lee-Jackson Highway; Dixie Highway "Tampa Connector" on some maps (Section from Haines City to Tampa / St. Petersburg)

* Not related to St.Augustine Road Auto Trail

For more information on the Dixie Highway, see my site on the national routing from Canada and Chicago to Florida

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This page first posted to the web by Robert V. Droz on May 22, 2001
This page last updated Thursday, January 17, 2002