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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 301

U.S. Highway 301 is a spur of U.S. Highway 1. It currently runs 1,099 miles (1,769 km) from Glasgow, Delaware at U.S. Highway 40 to Sarasota, Florida. It passes through the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. It goes through the cities of Annapolis, Maryland, Richmond, Virginia, Petersburg, Virginia, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Fayetteville, North Carolina, Florence, South Carolina, Ocala, Florida, Tampa, Florida, Brandon, Florida, and Sarasota, Florida United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... Glasgow is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in New Castle County, Delaware. ... United States Highway 40 is an east-west United States highway. ... Ringling estate Sarasota is a city located in Sarasota County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 52,715. ... State nickname: The First State Other U.S. States Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Governor Ruth Ann Minner Official languages None Area 6,452 km² (49th)  - Land 5,068 km²  - Water 1,387 km² (21. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admission into... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population {{{2000Pop}}} (26th)  - Density 51. ... State nickname: Sunshine State, Everglade State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... City nickname: Americas Sailing Capital Location in the state of Maryland Founded 1649 Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 19. ... Richmond is the capital of the state of Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) of the United States of America. ... Petersburg is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Rocky Mount is a city located in North Carolina. ... Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. ... McLeod Regional Medical Center Florence is a city located in Florence County, South Carolina. ... Ocala is a city located in Marion County, Florida. ... Franklin Street, looking North, Tampa c. ... Brandon is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Hillsborough County, Florida. ... Ringling estate Sarasota is a city located in Sarasota County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 52,715. ...


US 301 has a number of multiplexes along its route. It is multiplex with U.S. Highway 50 from Bowie, Maryland to Queenstown, Maryland, with secret Interstate 595 from Bowie, Maryland to Annapolis, Maryland, and Maryland State Highway 5 in Waldorf, Maryland among others. United States Highway 50 is an east-west United States highway. ... Bowie is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... Queenstown is a town located in Queen Annes County, Maryland. ... There are two roads named Interstate 595 Miami, Florida - I-595 Baltimore, Maryland - I-595 This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Bowie is a city located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. ... City nickname: Americas Sailing Capital Location in the state of Maryland Founded 1649 Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 19. ... Maryland State Highway 5 is a long highway that runs north to south in Maryland. ... Waldorf is an unicorporated community in Charles County, Maryland. ...


US 301 formerly had its terminus in Baltimore, Maryland. It followed the alignment of the current Maryland State Highway 3, portions of the Baltimore Beltway, and Maryland State Highway 648. Route 301 ended in Southwestern Baltimore on Monroe Street at the intersection with U.S. 1. Route 3 was supplanted north of Millersville by Interstate 97.[1] (http://www.mdroads.com/routes/001-006.html#md003) Nickname: Charm City Location in the state of Maryland Founded 30 July 1729 County Independent city Mayor Martin OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 349. ... Maryland State Highway 3 is the designation given to the former alignment of US 301 from Bowie to Baltimore. ... The Baltimore Beltway, Interstate 695, is a full beltway interstate highway extending around Baltimore, Maryland. ... Interstate 97 is an intrastate Interstate highway located entirely within Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. ...


Major bridges

U.S. Highway 301 crosses the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. It crosses the Potomac River between Maryland and Virginia on the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge. It crosses the James River in Richmond, Virginia on the Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge, and the Appomattox River between Colonial Heights and Petersburg, Virginia on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge. Chesapeake Bay - Landsat photo The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States. ... City nickname: Americas Sailing Capital Location in the state of Maryland Founded 1649 Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 19. ... Chesapeake Bay Bridge The Chesapeake Bay Bridge, also known as the Bay Bridge and officially known as the William Preston Lane, Jr. ... Maps and aerial photos Street map from Mapquest Topographic map from Topozone Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver Categories: Road stubs | Bridges in Maryland | Bridges in Virginia ... The James River is the name of several rivers in the United States. ... Richmond is the capital of the state of Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) of the United States of America. ... The Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge in Richmond, Virginia carries U.S. Highway 1 and U.S. Highway 301 across the James River at the fall line. ... The Appomattox River is a tributary of the United States. ... Colonial Heights is a city located in Virginia. ... Petersburg is an independent city located in Virginia. ... The Martin Luther King Jr. ...


See also

This list of United States Highways is grouped by the 1- or 2-digit parent highway. ...

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