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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 27

United States Highway 27 (US 27), is a north-south United States highway. From Miami it goes up the center of Florida, then west to Tallahassee, Florida, and north through such cities and towns as Columbus, Georgia, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Lexington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, Ohio, Fort Wayne, Indiana. It once extended north through Lansing, Michigan to Cheboygan, Mackinaw City and for several years as far as St. Ignace. Image File history File links Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 27 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Current U.S. Highway shield The United States Highway System is an integrated system of roads in the United States numbered within a nationwide grid. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Senators Bill Nelson (D) Mel Martinez (R) Official language(s) English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Tallahassee is the capital of Florida, a state of the United States of America. ... Columbus is a city located in Muscogee County, Georgia. ... City nickname: Scenic City (official), River City, Chatty, ChatTown, Chattavegas Location Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Government Cities in Tennessee Tennessee Mayor Ron Littlefield Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 370. ... City nickname: Horse Capital of the World Location in the state of Kentucky Downtown Lexington, Kentucky County Fayette Mayor Teresa Isaac Area  - Land  - Water 285. ... Cincinnati is a city in southwestern Ohio, United States that lies on the Ohio River and is the county seat of Hamilton County6. ... City nickname: The Summit City Location Location in the state of Indiana Government County Allen Mayor Graham Richard (D) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 127 km²      126. ... Capitol Building Lansing is the capital city of the U.S. state of Michigan, located mostly in Ingham County; a small portion extends into adjacent Eaton County. ... Cheboygan is a city located in Cheboygan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet County, with a small portion lying within Cheboygan County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... St. ...


This at grade highway has been largely superseded by Interstate 75, which follows a roughly similar route and in some places actually replaced the older highway. In the northern portion, parts of Highway 27 were replaced by and now are part of Interstate 69. In many places the route markers and the highway itself serve to connect local communities bypassed by the Interstate Highway. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, this highway was once signed as I-124; though the road is still officially classified as an Interstate Highway, it is no longer signed as such.[1] Mitchell Freeway in Perth, Western Australia For other uses, see Highway (disambiguation). ... Interstate 75 is an interstate highway in the midwest and southeastern United States. ... Interstate 69 is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ... A typical rural stretch of Interstate Highway, with two lanes in each direction separated by a large grassy median, and with cross-traffic limited to overpasses and underpasses. ... City nickname: Scenic City (official), River City, Chatty, ChatTown, Chattavegas Location Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Government Cities in Tennessee Tennessee Mayor Ron Littlefield Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 370. ... Interstate 124 is an extremely short Interstate highway located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. It is a spur route of Interstate 24, and is only two miles or 3. ... A typical rural stretch of Interstate Highway, with two lanes in each direction separated by a large grassy median, and with cross-traffic limited to overpasses and underpasses. ...


U.S. Highway number 27 appeared in 1927, as this designation replaced what had been the Western route of the Dixie Highway. 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dixie Highway in St. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Fort Wayne, Indiana at an intersection with Interstate 69. Its southern terminus is in Miami, Florida at an intersection with U.S. Highway 1 (Northeast 36th Street and Biscayne Boulevard). 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City nickname: The Summit City Location Location in the state of Indiana Government County Allen Mayor Graham Richard (D) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 127 km²      126. ... Interstate 69 is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ... City nickname: The Magic City, The American Riviera, The Sixth Borough Location Location of Miami in the State of Florida Government County Miami-Dade Mayor Manuel “Manny” Diaz (R) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 139. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION POSTMILE Legend BROWSE STATE HWYS {{{browse}}} United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ...


Historic termini

Until 2002, the highway's northern terminus was six miles (10 km) south of Grayling, Michigan at an intersection with Interstate 75. Before the completion and designation of Interstate 75, US 27 reached the (Michigan) state ferry dock at Mackinaw City, Michigan (with U.S. Highway 23 and U.S. Highway 31) until the completion of the Mackinac Bridge and was even extended (but US 23 and US 31 were not so extended) as the designation for the Mackinac Bridge in 1957 to the current intersection of Interstate 75 and U.S. Highway 2 near St. Ignace, Michigan before Interstate 75 was assigned to the bridge and its approaches. 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Grayling is a city located in Crawford County, Michigan in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Interstate 75 is an interstate highway in the midwest and southeastern United States. ... Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet County, with a small portion lying within Cheboygan County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... U.S. Highway 23 is a long north-south U.S. highway between Mackinaw City, Michigan and Jacksonville, Florida. ... US Highway 31 is a long north-south highway connecting northern Michigan to southern Alabama, with termini at Interstate 75 near Mackinaw City, Michigan, and U.S. Highway 90 and U.S. Highway 98 at Spanish Fort, Alabama. ... The Mackinac Bridge is the longest suspension bridge between anchorages in the United States. ... United States Highway 2 is an east-west United States Highway. ... St. ...


Alternate routes

As of 2004, Alternate US 27 has a northern terminus in Carrollton, Georgia. It rejoins US 27 in Columbus, Georgia. While the main line of US 27 passes through LaGrange, Alternate US 27 veers to the east to serve the towns of Newnan and Manchester. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carrollton is a city located in Carroll County, Georgia. ... Columbus is a city located in Muscogee County, Georgia. ... LaGrange is a city located in Troup County, Georgia. ... Newnan is a city located in Coweta County, Georgia. ... Manchester is a city located in Meriwether County, Georgia. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: The Wolverine State, The Great Lakes State Other U.S. States Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Governor Jennifer Granholm (D) Senators Carl Levin (D) Debbie Stabenow (D) Official language(s) English de-facto Area 96,889 mi² / 250,941 km² (11th)  - Land 56,855 mi² / 147,255 km... 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Senators Richard Lugar (R) Evan Bayh (D) Official language(s) English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft (R) Senators Mike DeWine (R) George Voinovich (R) Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Senators Mitch McConnell (R) Jim Bunning (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen (D) Senators Bill Frist (R) Lamar Alexander (R) Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Senators Bill Nelson (D) Mel Martinez (R) Official language(s) English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ...

Related U.S. routes

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