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State Road 19 is a Florida State Road in Putnammarker, Marionmarker, and Lakemarker counties. It runs from Grovelandmarker to Palatkamarker. It provides access to areas in Ocala National Forestmarker, like Pittmanmarker.

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Starting at U.S. Route 17 in Palatkamarker, the road goes southwest, bypassing Downtown Palatka. It starts out as a 4 lane road. SR 100 is the first major junction on the highway. After the junction, the road widens into a superhighway. It passes the Palatka Mall. The next major junction is SR 20. After that, the road narrows into 4 lanes, then 2 lanes after East Relim Drive. South of the power lines , the area around SR 19 is forest. southward, the road turns more directly to the south and crosses the Cross Florida Barge Canal, where it enters Ocala National Forestmarker. south of the bridge is another bridge that crosses the Ocklawaha River. Next up is the intersection of Salt Springs Highway in Salt Springsmarker. Just to the southeast, the highway dominates the western shores of Lake Georgemarker, part of the St. Johns River. As the road winds through the Ocala National Forestmarker, the road intersects with SR 40 near Lake Countymarker. Just west of Lake Dorr is the village of Pittmanmarker. Next, it enters Altoonamarker and exits the Ocala National Forestmarker. The road becomes 4 lanes wide in Umatillamarker. A few miles south is Eustismarker and an intersection with SR 44. SR 19 turns right onto US 441 and marks the southern end of the mainline of SR 19. It heads west to Tavaresmarker, the county seat of Lake Countymarker. 16 blocks to the west, the highway turns left and heads in a north-south direction again. It crosses Lake Harrismarker and Little Lake Harris. It bounds the big lake to the west, and the little lake to the east. Near Florida's Turnpikemarker, the road enters the wetland of Little Everglades. The road passes under the turnpike and then under US 27, where it has an interchange that includes a partial interchange with the turnpike. to the south is Grovelandmarker, the southern end of SR 19. It ends at SR 50.


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