Illinois Route 151

Illinois Route 151 is a northsouth state road in southern Illinois located entirely within Jackson County. It runs from Illinois Route 3 in rural Jackson County to Illinois Route 4 in Ava. This is a distance of 7.84 miles (12.62 km).[1]

Illinois Route 151
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length7.84 mi[1] (12.62 km)
Major junctions
South end IL 3 in Jacob
North end IL 4 in Ava
Highway system
IL 150IL 152

Route description

Illinois 151 serves as a connector through the northwest portion of Shawnee National Forest. It also is the access road to the Jackson Creek Recreational Area.


SBI Route 151 originally ran from Steeleville to Murphysboro; this was absorbed into Illinois Route 43 in 1937, and eventually became part of Illinois 4 in 1964. In 1940, Illinois 151 was placed onto its current route.[2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Jackson County.

Jacob0.000.00 IL 3 / Great River Road
Ava7.8412.62 IL 4
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.
  2. Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 141 thru 160. Last updated April 15, 2005. Retrieved June 28, 2006.
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