Early roads were established through orders of the County Court. They were usually maintained by the people who lived along the roads.
Eventually a series of turnpikes grew up to allow quicker travel through the county. Many of these were later replaced by state and interstate highways.
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- U.S. 25 (Dixie Highway)
- U.S. 42
- Ky 18
- Ky 20
- Ky 338 (Idlewild Road)
- Beaver Lick-Richwood Turnpike
- Belleview-Petersburg Turnpike
- Burlington Turnpike
- Burlington-Florence Turnpike
- Burlington-Petersburg Turnpike
- Covington-Lexington Turnpike
- Georgetown-Cincinnati Turnpike
- Louisville Turnpike
- Conner Road
- Ryle Road
- Boone County Court Orders : Road Precincts and Surveyors, 1829.
- Boone County Court Orders : Road Precincts and Surveyors, 1829-1830.
- Tanner, Paul. Toll Roads in Kentucky 1817 to 1917 and Boone County