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Mississippi Highway 15

MS Highway 15 marker

MS Highway 15
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length: 323.949 mi[1] (521.345 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 90 in Biloxi
  I-10 / I-110 in D'Iberville
US 98 in Beaumont
I-59 / US 11 / US 84 in Laurel
US 80 in Newton
I-20 in Newton
US 82 in Mathiston
US 278 in Pontotoc
US 78 in New Albany
US 72 in Walnut
North end: SR 125 near Walnut
Counties: Harrison, Stone, Perry, Jones, Jasper, Newton, Neshoba, Winston, Choctaw, Webster, Oktibbeha, Chickasaw, Pontotoc, Union, Tippah
Highway system
MS 14 MS 16

Mississippi Highway 15 (MS 15) is a state highway in Mississippi. At over 328 miles (528 km), it is the longest highway in the Mississippi Highway System. It begins at a junction with U.S. Route 90 in Biloxi and runs northward to the Mississippi/Tennessee state line near Walnut. It serves a total of 15 counties (Harrison, Stone, Perry, Jones, Jasper, Newton, Neshoba, Winston, Choctaw, Webster, Oktibbeha, Chickasaw, Pontotoc, Union, and Tippah). MS 15 is divided into two sections due to a large gap between Stone County and Perry County. The southern section ends at a junction with MS 26, and the northern section begins at a junction with US 98 in Perry County.

Water flowing over Hurricane Georges.

Major intersections

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Harrison D'Iberville I-10 – Pascagoula, Mobile, Gulfport, New Orleans
I-110 south – Biloxi
I-10 exits 46A-B; south end of MS 67 overlap; signed as exits 4A (east) and 4B (west)
Sangani Boulevard / Promenade Parkway interchange
  MS 67 north – Hattiesburg interchange; north end of MS 67 overlap
Stone Moore Crossing MS 26
Gap in route
Perry   US 98 – Lucedale, New Augusta interchange; south end of MS 198 overlap
Beaumont MS 198 west – New Augusta north end of MS 198 overlap
Richton MS 42 west – Hattiesburg south end of MS 42 overlap
MS 42 east – State Line north end of MS 42 overlap
  George Boutwell Road (MS 536)
Jones Laurel I-59 north / US 84 east / Cook Avenue – Meridian, Waynesboro south end of I-59 / US 84 overlap; MS 15 south follows exit 96B
4th Avenue / Masonite Road I-59 exit 96A
Beacon Street I-59 exit 95C
I-59 south / 16th Avenue south – Hattiesburg, Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport north end of I-59 overlap; MS 15 north follows exit 95B
US 84 west / 5th Street – Collins, Downtown Laurel, Veterans Memorial Museum north end of US 84 overlap
  MS 537 south – Moss
Jasper   MS 533 south – Soso
Bay Springs MS 528 east – Heidelberg
MS 18 – Raleigh, Pachuta
Newton   MS 504 east – Hero
Newton US 80 – Newton, Hickory, Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery
I-20 – Jackson, Meridian I-20 exit 109
Decatur MS 503 south – Hickory
Union MS 494 east – Little Rock, Meridian
MS 492 – Sebastopol, House, Downtown Union
Neshoba Good Hope MS 485 south
Philadelphia MS 21 south to MS 488 – Sebastopol, Forest, Neshoba County Fairgrounds south end of MS 21 overlap
MS 16 west – Carthage, Casinos south end of MS 16 overlap
Cooper Williams Drive - Williamsville
MS 16 east / MS 19 south / MS 21 north – Philadelphia, De Kalb, Meridian north end of MS 16 / MS 21 overlap; south end of MS 19 overlap
MS 19 north – Kosciusko, Airport interchange; north end of MS 19 overlap
Winston Noxapater MS 395 south / MS 400 east – Plattsburg, De Kalb, Nanih Waiya State Park
Louisville MS 25 south – Carthage interchange; south end of MS 25 overlap
MS 14 – Kosciusko, Downtown Louisville, Macon
  MS 25 north (MS 758) – Starkville, Mississippi State University interchange; north end of MS 25 overlap
Choctaw   FR 967 (Choctaw Lake Road) – Choctaw Lake Wildlife Management proposed MS 768
Ackerman Ackerman (MS 759)
MS 12 to MS 9 – Kosciusko, Starkville
Williams MS 790
Webster Mathiston US 82 west / MS 403 north – Eupora, Winona, Wood Institute south end of US 82 overlap
  US 82 east – Starkville, Columbus interchange; north end of US 82 overlap
  MS 50 east – West Point south end of MS 50 overlap
  MS 50 west – Cumberland north end of MS 50 overlap
  Natchez Trace interchange
Mantee MS 782 west (Mantee Road)
MS 46 – Mantee, Montpelier
Chickasaw Woodland MS 340 west – Atlanta, Woodland
Houston MS 8 to MS 389 – Grenada, Houston interchange
  MS 32 east – Okolona south end of MS 32 overlap
Old Houlka MS 32 west – Houlka, Davis Lake north end of MS 32 overlap
Pontotoc Algoma MS 772 (Algoma Road) – Algoma
Pontotoc MS 41 – Downtown Pontotoc, Troy, Okolona
To MS 9 south (via MS 770) – Oxford
MS 9 / MS 338 – Oxford, Tupelo
MS 336 – Tupelo, Airport
US 278 / MS 6 to MS 9 – Oxford, truck to MS 9 north interchange
Ecru MS 346 west – Hurricane
MS 345 south – Ecru
Union   MS 762 / CR 101
New Albany US 78 / MS 30 west – Memphis, Tupelo interchange; south end of MS 30 overlap; future I-22 exit
MS 178 – Downtown New Albany
MS 348 east – Center, Ellistown
MS 30 east – Booneville, Union County Museum, Northeast Mississippi Community College north end of MS 30 overlap
Tippah Blue Mountain MS 2 west to MS 368 – Hickory Flat
Ripley MS 4 east to MS 2 – Booneville south end of MS 4 overlap
MS 4 west – Downtown Ripley, Ashland, Airport north end of MS 4 overlap
  MS 370 west – Ashland
  CR 302 proposed MS 369
  Main Street proposed MS 777
Walnut MS 354 – Walnut Business District, Chalybeate
US 72 – Memphis, Corinth
  SR 125 north – Middleton Tennessee state line
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


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