County Road 476 stretches 19.70 miles east across northern Hernando County, from U.S. 19 (Commercial Way) through Royal Highlands, Lake Lindsey and Nobleton. The rural highway continues into Sumter County another 9.32 miles to end at County Road 48 and 476A in Bushnell. A second segment of CR 476 runs just north of that end between U.S. 301 and Florida 471 for a distance of 3.16 miles.


County Road 476 east
The eastbound beginning of Hernando County 476 takes the county road by Annutteliga Hammock Preserve through the unpaved street grid of Royal Highlands. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Just over three miles further east, County Road 476 (Centralia Road) intersects the north end of County Road 493 (Sunshine Grove Road). This shield is posted after the junction. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Centralia Road passes under the Suncoast Parkway and next approaches County Road 491 (Citrus Way). Citrus Way leads south to CR 484 (Fort Dade Avenue) to the west of Brooksville. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Hernando County 476 splits with County Road 491 (Citrus Way) for Lake Lindsey Road east after a 1.46-mile overlap. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Lake Lindsey Road leads east, north and than east again leading to U.S. 98 (Ponce De Leon Boulevard) near Stafford. Photo taken 02/09/14.
County Road 476 (Lake Lindsey Road) crosses paths with U.S. 41 (Broad Street) at Withlacoochee State Forest east of Lake Lindsey. The highway continues east from there toward Nobleton. Photo taken 02/09/14.
An Intestate 75 trailblazer directs motorists from U.S. 41 east onto CR 476 into Sumter County. I-75 only has one exit in Hernando County otherwise. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Daly Road stems north from Lake Lindsey Road to the Deer Haven Estates and Istachatta Acres neighborhoods. Land to the south varies between the State Forest and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Subtropical Research Unit. Photo taken 02/09/14.
A reassurance marker for CR 476 appears after Daly Road. The forest stand to the north lies within Lake Townsen Regional Park. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Hernando County 439 (Lingle Road) begins and ventures north from CR 476 by Townsen Lake to Istachatta. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Lingle Road becomes County Road 39 north of the Citrus County line en route to Pineola. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Another I-75 trailblazer directs drivers from CR 439 south along CR 476 east to CR-476B south for its interchange with the freeway. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Continuing along side Lake Townsen Regional Park on County Road 439 (Lake Lindsey Road) east. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Entering the community of Nobleton on CR 476 east. Nobleton consists of a small grid of streets by a bend along the Withlacoochee River. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Edgewater Avenue, the former alignment of County Road 39 south to Croom and Rital, comprises the main north-south street through Nobleton. This shield follows the intersection at Nobleton Wayside Park. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Spanning the Withlacoochee River, County Road 476 crosses into Sumter County. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Drivers pass by the first shield for Sumter County 476 beyond the river at CR 647. Many local streets and roads in Sumter County double as county roads, but not in the traditional sense with pentagon markers. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Sumter County 476B meanders south 3.21 miles from County Road 476 to meet Interstate 75 opposite CR 673 east toward Webster. CR 476 remains east otherwise six miles to Bushnell. Photo taken 02/17/14.
County Road 476 west
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West from the end of County Road 476B south, County Road 476 continues four miles to Nobleton. Photos taken 02/17/14.
Two miles further west, Sumter County 476 approaches the south end of CR 575. Photo taken 02/17/14.
Rural Sumter County Road 575 ventures north 6.31 miles to County Road 48 at Bay Hill. Photo taken 02/17/14.
Beyond CR 575, CR 476 west kinks northward on the approach to Nobleton. Photo taken 02/17/14.
The Withlacoochee River lines the western boundary of Sumter County across County Road 476. Photo taken 02/17/14.
County Road 476 follows Lake Lindsey Road through the small town of Nobleton. A reassurance marker resides west of the intersection with Edgewater Avenue south, a former alignment of CR 39 to U.S. 98 & SR 50. Photo taken 02/17/14.
Leaving Nobleton, Hernando County 476 (Lake Lindsey Road) travels by Lake Townsen Regional Park to County Road 439 (Lingle Road) north to Istachatta. Photo taken 02/17/14.
Winding back to the southwest, CR 476 traverses a mixture of agricultural land, park land and a portion of Withlacoochee State Forest. Photo taken 02/17/14.
Next in line for westbound motorists along CR 476 is the junction with U.S. 41 (Broad Street). Photo taken 02/17/14.
U.S. 41 orientates in a southwest to northeast fashion between Pasco County and Floral City. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Drivers turning onto U.S. 41 (Broad Street) south will reach Downtown Brooksville in seven miles. Northward the US route advances through a swath of Withlacoochee State Forest into Citrus County. Photo taken 02/17/14.
Hernando County 476 west shifts southward one quarter mile from U.S. 41 to the Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area. Photo taken 02/09/14.
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North of May's Prairie, CR 476 leads due west to County Road 481 (Snow Memorial Highway) at the settlement of Lake Lindsey. CR 476 west & 481 north share a short stretch of pavement here. Photos taken 02/09/14.
Hernando County 481 follows Snow Memorial Highway 3.93 miles between U.S. 41 to the south and Citrus County 581 to the north. Photo taken 02/09/14.
County Road 476 west & 481 north
The two county roads split after just 0.12 miles with County Road 476 resuming westward to Stafford and Royal Highlands and County Road 481 remaining due north toward Inverness. Photo taken 02/09/04.
County Road 476 west
Encircling Lake Lindsey along County Road 476 west from County Road 481 (Snow Memorial Highway). Photo taken 02/09/14.
An S-curve takes CR 476 (Lake Lindsey Road) between Johnson Pond and Tank Lake to U.S. 98. U.S. 98 follows Ponce De Leon Boulevard northward from Brooksville to its merge with U.S. 19 in Citrus County. Photo taken 02/09/14.
County Road 476 turns south at forthcoming Annutalaga Avenue just west of U.S. 98. Photo taken 02/09/14.
A 90-degree turn resumes the western heading of CR 476 after a half mile. Photo taken 02/09/14.
Lake Lindsey Road lines the north side of the Cemex mining site 1.5 miles to County Road 491 (Citrus Way). Photo taken 02/09/14.
Hernando County 491 extends Citrus County 491 south from Holder, Beverly Hills and Lecanto. Photo taken 02/09/14.
County Road 476 west & 491 south
Hernando County 476 west & 491 south share a 1.46-mile overlap that turns Citrus County west around the Cemex mining site. Photo taken 02/09/14.
County Road 476 resumes a western heading from CR 491 along Centralia Road to Royal Highlands and U.S. 19 (Commercial Way). County Road 491 remains along Citrus Way south by the Cemex mining site to Fort Dade Avenue (CR 484). Photo taken 02/09/14.
County Road 476 west
Centralia Road carries the final 5.29 miles of CR 476 leading away from CR 491 and Fickett Hammock Preserve. Photo taken 02/15/14.
A pair of overpasses support the roadways of Suncoast Parkway (SR 589) above County Road 476 west. There are no exits along the toll road between U.S. 98 and SR 50. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Just west of the SR 589 overpasses is the north end of CR 493 (Sunshine Grove Road). CR 493 leads south from the Royal Highlands area to busy Florida 50 (Cortez Boulevard) on the outskirts of Spring Hill. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Hernando County 476 (Centralia Road) remains rural by a number of unpaved streets through the Royal Highlands community between CR 493 and U.S. 19. Photo taken 02/15/14.
Approaching the west end of CR 476 at U.S. 19 and the Annutteliga Hammock Preserve. Areas west of U.S. 19 reside within the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area. Photo taken 02/15/14.
U.S. 19 (Commercial Way) ventures north from Royal Highlands to Sugarmill Woods, Homosassa Springs and Crystal River in Citrus County. The road becomes commercial from Weeki Wachee southward to Spring Hill and New Port Richey. Photo taken 02/15/14.



Photo Credits:

02/09/04, 02/09/14, 02/15/14, 02/17/14 by AARoads

Connect with:
U.S. 19
U.S. 41
U.S. 98
U.S. 301
County Road 39 & 439
County Road 481 & 581
County Road 491
County Road 493

Page Updated 02-28-2014.