U.S. Route 83

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U.S. Route 83 marker

U.S. Route 83
Route information
Length1,885 mi[1] (3,034 km)
Existed1926–present
Major junctions
South endVeterans International Bridge at Los Tomates to Fed. 101 / Fed. 180 at the Mexico–United States border in Brownsville, TX
 
North end PTH 83 at the Canada–United States border near Westhope, ND
Location
StatesTexas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota
Highway system
US 83 as it goes through the Texas Hill Country in Uvalde County, Texas

U.S. Route 83 (US 83) is a major north–south U.S. Highway. It goes 1,885 miles (3,034 km) in the central United States.[2] Only four other north–south routes are longer: U.S. Routes 1, 41, 59, and 87. The highway's northern endpoint is north of Westhope, North Dakota, at the Canada–United States border. The southern endpoint is in Harlingen, Texas.

References[change | change source]

  1. Google (July 4, 2017). "U.S. Route 83" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 4, 2017.
  2. "U.S. Route 83". usroute83.

More reading[change | change source]

  • Reynolds, David. Slow Road to Brownsville: A Journey Through the Heart of the Old West. New York: Greystone Books, 2014. Narrative of a journey along U.S. Route 83 from Swan River, Manitoba to Brownsville, Texas
  • Magnuson, Stew. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas: Volume 1 . Court Bridge Publishing, 2014.
  • Magnuson, Stew. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S Route 83 Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma: Volume 2. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015.
  • Magnuson, Stew. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83 in Texas: Volume 3. Court Bridge Publishing, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

Route map:

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