U.S. Federal Route 61 is a north-south highway in Southern Washington County. It runs from the Mississippi River crossing, at the Dakota/Washington County Line, near Hastings, to the Ramsey/Washington County Line, near St. Paul. U.S Rt. 61 passes through the following towns in Washington County. Denmark Township Cottage Grove St. Paul Park Newport U.S. Rt. 61 is multi-plexed in Washington County. U.S. Rt. 10, from the Ramsey/Washington County Line to Denmark Township. U.S. Rt. 61 intersects the following highways in Washington County. Interstate 494, at Newport. Minnesota State Route 95, at Cottage Grove. U.S. Rt. 10, at Denmark Township.