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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 30

United States Highway 30 is an east-west United States highway that traverses the United States. The western end of the highway is at Astoria, Oregon; the eastern end is in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It has managed to avoid the decommissioning that has plagued other long haul routes such as Route 66. Image File history File links Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 30 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. ... Astoria is the county seat of Clatsop County, Oregon6, situated near the mouth of the Columbia River. ... Atlantic City is a city located in Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 40,517. ... Alternate meanings of Route 66: New Jersey State Highway 66, Interstate 66, and a company named after the route US Highway 66 or Route 66 was and is the most famous road in the United States highway system and quite possibly the most famous and storied highway in the world. ...


After the Lincoln Highway was decommissioned, much of it became part of US 30. Many parts of this highway are still referred to as the Lincoln Highway. Lincoln Highway scene in New Jersey Begun in 1913, the Lincoln Highway was the United States first transcontinental automobile highway. ... Lincoln Highway scene in New Jersey Begun in 1913, the Lincoln Highway was the United States first transcontinental automobile highway. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is in Atlantic City, New Jersey at a street intersection near the Atlantic Ocean. Its western terminus is in Astoria, Oregon at an intersection with U.S. Highway 101, approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the Pacific Ocean in downtown. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Atlantic City is a city located in Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 40,517. ... Astoria is the county seat of Clatsop County, Oregon6, situated near the mouth of the Columbia River. ... U.S. Highway 101, or U.S. Route 101 (often just U.S. 101), is a north-south highway that is aligned along the Pacific West Coast of the United States. ...


Alternate routes

As of 2004, no alternate routes exist for US 30. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The route historically had three splits: one between Granger, Wyoming and Burley, Idaho; one between Fruitland, Idaho and Farewell Bend, Oregon; and one between Mansfield, Ohio and Delphos, Ohio. Granger is a town located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. ... Burley is a city located mostly in Cassia County, and a small part in Minidoka County, in southern Idaho. ... Payettes location within Idaho. ... Mansfield, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Delphos is a city located in Allen and Van Wert counties in Ohio. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D) Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... Chester is a city located in Hancock County, West Virginia. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft (R) Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... State nickname: The Hawkeye State Other U.S. States Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Governor Thomas Vilsack (D) Official languages English Area 145,743 km² (26th)  - Land 144,701 km²  - Water 1,042 km² (0. ... State nickname: Cornhusker State Other U.S. States Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Governor Dave Heineman (R) Official languages English Area 200,520 km² (16th)  - Land 199,099 km²  - Water 1,247 km² (0. ... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... State nickname: Gem State Other U.S. States Capital Boise Largest city Boise Governor Dirk Kempthorne (R) Official languages none Area 216,632 km² (14th)  - Land 214,499 km²  - Water 2,133 km² (0. ... State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) Official languages None Area 255,026 km² (9th)  - Land 248,849 km²  - Water 6,177 km² (2. ... This page discusses the route of U.S. Highway 30 through the state of Oregon. ...

Historical sites along US 30

Gettysburg Map The Gettysburg Battlefield was the site of the Battle of Gettysburg, fought in 1863 in and around the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the county seat of Adams County, which had approximately 2,400 residents at the time. ...

Related US routes

United States Highway 130 is a north-south United States highway completely within the state of New Jersey, United States. ... U.S. Highway 230 was a short, but regionally-important east-west highway in southeastern Pennsylvania between Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where it met its parent, U.S. Highway 30. ... US 630 was an east-west United States highway. ... U.S. Highway 730 is a spur of U.S. Highway 30. ... U.S. Highway 830, or US-830, is an now-decommissioned U.S. Highway which ran between a junction with U.S. Highway 97 near the city of Marysville, Washington and a junction with U.S. Highway 101 near Ilwaco, Washington. ...

Sources

  • Endpoints of US highways (used with permission)

External link

  • Photographic virtual tour of U.S. Highway 30.
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