Hernando County 445 bisects the city of Brooksville along a 3.15-mile alignment of Main Street and Howell Avenue. The route is only signed at its end points, which lie outside the city limits.

A second County Road 445 alignment runs through Ocala National Forest in northern Lake County. The 10.86 mile route winds east from State Road 19 to State Road 40.


County Road 445 north
Mitchell Road, an unsigned branch of County Road 581, ends opposite the beginning of County Road 445 (Main Street) at Florida 50 (Cortez Boulevard). Main Street enters a residential area to Downtown Brooksville. Photo taken 02/17/14.
Main Street reaches the Brooksville business district at the one-way street couplet of U.S. 41, U.S. 98 and Florida 50A. U.S. 41 north & 98 south follow Broad Street east from Mildred Avenue to Jefferson Street before splitting for Floral City and Ridge Manor respectively. Photo taken 02/09/14.
One block further, Main Street intersects U.S. 41 south & 98 west at Jefferson Street. Florida 50A follows U.S. 98 west from Cortez Boulevard to Ponce De Leon Boulevard as well. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Main Street becomes Howell Avenue at Fort Dade Avenue (CR 484). Howell Avenue winds northeast from Downtown to end at U.S. 41 (Broad Street) just north of Yontz Road (former CR 485B). Photo taken 02/09/14.
U.S. 41 curves northeast from Brooksville through Withlacoochee State Forest and Citrus County from the ending County Road 445. Photo taken 02/09/14.
County Road 445 south
The only reassurance marker for County Road 445 posted along the entire route in either direction exists at the southbound beginning of Howell Avenue. Photo taken 02/17/14.



Photo Credits:

02/09/14, 02/17/14 by AARoads

Connect with:
U.S. 41
U.S. 98
Florida 50
Florida 50A

Page Updated 02-27-2014.