Location (Coahoma County): US 61/MS 6 between Clarksdale and Lyon to US 49/61
north of Lyon
Mileage in Coahoma County: About 1.5 miles
Location (DeSoto County): US 61 south of Walls to US 61 north of Walls
Mileage in DeSoto County: About 3 miles
Total Distance: Officially, 4.789 miles of MS 161 exist in Mississippi.
Freeway Segments: None
Other Multilane Segments: None
MS 161 is the designation used by MDOT for those sections of the old US 61 roadbed that the state still wants to maintain. There are two such sections in Mississippi currently.
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