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Minnesota State Highway 119

Trunk Highway 119 marker

Trunk Highway 119
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(75)
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 15.108 mi[1] (24.314 km)
Existed: April 22, 1933[2] – present
Major junctions
South end: MN 40 at Hantho Township
  U.S. 59 / MN 7 at Appleton
North end: U.S. 12 at Shible Township
Counties: Lac qui Parle, Swift
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 117 MN 120

Minnesota State Highway 119 (MN 119) is a highway in west-central Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with State Highway 40 in Hantho Township and continues north to its northern terminus at its intersection with U.S. Highway 12 in Shible Township. The route passes through the city of Appleton.

Highway 119 is 15 miles (24 km) in length.


  • Route description 1
  • History 2
  • Major intersections 3
  • References 4

Route description

State Highway 119 serves as a north–south route in west-central Minnesota between the cities of Madison and Appleton.

Highway 119 crosses the Minnesota River and Lac qui Parle Lake at the county line.

The route runs concurrent with U.S. Highway 59 and State Highway 7 on Munsterman Street through the city of Appleton for 14 blocks.

Highway 119 parallels U.S. Highway 75 throughout its route.

The route is legally defined as Route 144 in the Minnesota Statutes.[3] It is not marked with this number.


State Highway 119 was authorized in 1933.[2]

The route was mostly paved by 1940 and completely paved by 1953.[4]

Major intersections

County Location mi[1][5] km Destinations Notes
Lac qui Parle Hantho Township 0.000 0.000 MN 40
1.042 1.677 CR 28 west, CR 66 east
3.055 4.917 CR 32 west, CR 68 east
4.977 8.010 CR 34
Minnesota River/Lac qui Parle 5.387–
Twin Bridge (south span)
Twin Bridge (north span)
Swift Appleton 8.817 14.190 CR 51 (Reuss Avenue)
9.003 14.489 US 59 / MN 7 South end of US 59 / MN 7 overlap
9.805 15.780 US 59 east, MN 7 west North end of US 59 / MN 7 overlap
Appleton Township 11.834 19.045 CR 54 west, CR 36 east
Shible Township 15.124 24.340 US 12, CR 5 north
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


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