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Map of Route 66 through Illinois

Route 66 Map, Illinois

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Our interactive Map of Route 66 in Illinois shows the alignment of Route 66 across the state of Illinois. Click on the town icons of the map for a link to more detailed information on their attractions, landmarks, history and accommodations plus detailed local maps.

Check the dropdown menus that provide links to the Illinois towns along US Highway 66 for even more detailed information.

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Illinois Route 66 Map

Map of US 66 in Illinois

Find out about the winding alignment of Route 66 across the state of Illinois, including the first 1926-1930 alignment from Springfield to Staunton and the multiple alignments across the Mississippi River.

US Route 66, Illinois map.

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Color key to the Map

Pale Blue line: Historic Route 66.
Red line and gaps in alignment: is where it is buried under the Interstate.
Blue, Green, Pink, Salmon, Violet: different courses taken by US 66; check the respective towns for an exact detail on these color keys.
Brown: Bypass or Beltway 66 in Springfield
Orange: the 1926-32 alignment near St. Louis and the 1926-30 alignment from Springfield through Staunton.
Black: missing segments.


Click on a town's icon for a link to its web page and get full information on each town: attractions, landmarks, accommodation and more maps with driving directions for the Route 66 alignment near that town.

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Read about Illinois Top 10 Attractions along Route 66 and its Historic Places classified by type: motel, hotel, vintage service station, bridge, church, etc.

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Illinois Cities, Towns & Villages

A list of towns and cities along US 66 in Illinois; click for full information on each town along Route 66:

A Clickable List of US 66 Towns in Illinois

Listed from east to west along All alignments of US 66 through the state: (click link for full info on each town)

List of the 1926-30 Route 66 Towns East to West

This segment lies between Springfield and Staunton, to the west of the later 1930-77 alignment of US 66:

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