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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 5

United States Highway 5 is a north-south United States highway. Although the "5" in its route number would suggest a border-to-border route, US 5 only traverses three New England states between Canada and the Atlantic Ocean. The "grand American route" honors went instead to the fabled US 1. Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 5 File links The following pages link to this file: U.S. Highway 5 Categories: Public domain images ... 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. ... Modern New England, the six northeastern-most states of the United States, indicated by red The New England region of the United States is located in the northeastern corner of the country. ... United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Derby Line, Vermont at the Canadian border, where it continues as Provincial Highway 143. Its southern terminus is in New Haven, Connecticut at an intersection with Interstate 91. In fact, the entire route of US 5 closely parallels Interstate 91, whose northern terminus is also Derby Line (where it continues as Quebec Autoroute 55). 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Derby Line is a village of Derby, Vermont located in Orleans County, Vermont. ... New Haven is the second-largest city in Connecticut, and is located in New Haven County, Connecticut, on New Haven Harbor, on the northern coast of Long Island Sound. ... Interstate 91 is an interstate highway in the New England section of the United States. ... ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Other U.S. States Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell Official languages English Area 14,371 km² (48th)  - Land 12,559 km²  - Water 1,809 km² (12. ...

Related US Routes

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

Sources and external links

  • Endpoints of US highways (http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite%2FFalls%2F3369/HwyEnds/End005/end005.htm) (used with permission)
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Primary U.S. Highways
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10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
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40 41 42 43 44 45 46 48 49
50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
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90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
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Lists
List of U.S. Highways - Bannered U.S. Highways

 
 

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