Kansas Highways Routelog

Kansas Highway 7

Original Kansas Highway
Length: 243.57 miles
South Endpoint:
Oklahoma State Line, north of Picher, Oklahoma (concurrent with US 69)

North Endpoint:
Nebraska State Line north of White Cloud

Counties Passed through: Cherokee, Crawford, Bourbon, Linn, Miami, Johnson, Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Atchison, Doniphan

K-7 starts at the Oklahoma line concurrant with US 69. K-7 remains with US 69 until Columbus, then proceeds north through Scammon, Cherokee, and Girard before meeting K-39 in southern Bourbon county. At K-39, 7 turns east, then northeast, meeting up with US 69 again, which it follows into Fort Scott.

At Fort Scott, K-7 follows US 54 west out of Fort Scott before turning north, stair-stepping northwest through the Osage Questas, meeting K-31 in northern Bourbon county and crossing K-52 at Mound City. South of Osawatomie, K-7 encounters US 169, which it follows to Olathe in the Kansas City metro area.

At Olathe, K-7 proceeds north, crossing K-10 near Lenexa and K-32 near Downtown Bonner Springs before encountering I-70, and picking up US 24, 40, and US 73 on the north side of Bonner Springs. 24 and 40 join K-7 for about a mile before departing at State Avenue, while US 73 remains with K-7, crossing K-92 at Leavenworth before finally parting ways at US 59 in Atchison.

From Atchison, K-7 proceeds north, crossing US 36 west of Troy before turning northwest, paralleling the Missouri river through Fanning and White Cloud before terminating at the Nebraska line. The road continues as a county road to Rulo.

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