Illinois Route 185
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Illinois Route 185

Illinois Route 185 marker

Illinois Route 185
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length49.88 mi[2] (80.27 km)
Major junctions
West end in Taylor Springs
  in Vandalia
in Vandalia
in Bluff City
in Farina
East end in Farina
CountiesMontgomery, Fayette
Highway system

Illinois Route 185 is an east–west state road in the south-central portion of the U.S. state of Illinois. Its western terminus is in Taylor Springs at Illinois Route 127, and the eastern terminus is at Farina at Illinois Route 37. This is a distance of 49.88 miles (80.27 km).[2]

Route description

Illinois 185 runs geographically northwest-southeast through south-central Illinois. It overlaps both U.S. Route 40 and U.S. Route 51 through the city of Vandalia.


SBI Route 185 originally ran from Bluff City to Farina. In 1949, it was extended northwest to Taylor Springs.[1]

Major Intersections

MontgomeryTaylor Springs0.00.0Western terminus of IL 185
FayetteVandalia23.738.1 westWest end of US 40 concurrency
24.839.9 north (Kennedy Blvd) - PanaWest end of US 51 concurrency
26.442.5 south - SandovalEast end of US 51 concurrency
30.549.1 east to  - BrownstownEast end of US 40 concurrency
Farina48.978.7 - Effingham, Mt. VernonI-57 exit 135
49.8880.27 - Effingham, SalemEastern terminus of IL 185
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich (2005-04-15). "Illinois Highways Page: Routes 181 thru 200". Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved .
  3. ^ Google (March 12, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 185" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2017.

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