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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 51

United States Highway 51 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,286 miles (2,070 km) from northern Wisconsin to the western suburbs of New Orleans, Louisiana. Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 51 File links The following pages link to this file: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Bridge Northwest Tollway 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. ... State nickname: Badger State Other U.S. States Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Governor Jim Doyle (D) Senators Herb Kohl (D) Russ Feingold (D) Official language(s) None Area 169,790 km² (23rd)  - Land 140,787 km²  - Water 28,006 km² (17%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,453,896 (18th)  - Density... New Orleans (local pronunciations: , , or ) (French: La Nouvelle-Orléans, pronounced in standard French accent) is a major U.S. port city and historically the largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana, based on the most current United States census numbers. ...


In addition to singing about U.S. Highway 61 on his album Highway 61 Revisited, musician Bob Dylan also commemorated Highway 51, covering folk song "Highway 51 Blues" on his eponymous album Bob Dylan. The Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge, Dubuque, Iowa. ... Highway 61 Revisited was the sixth album released by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman 24 May 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and poet. ... Bob Dylan is the eponymous debut from American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is Hurley, Wisconsin, at U.S. Highway 2. Its southern terminus is La Place, Louisiana, at U.S. Highway 61. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hurley is a city located in Iron County, Wisconsin. ... United States Highway 2 is an east-west United States Highway. ... Laplace (sometimes spelled LaPlace or La Place) is a census-designated place located in St. ... The Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge, Dubuque, Iowa. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: Badger State Other U.S. States Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Governor Jim Doyle (D) Senators Herb Kohl (D) Russ Feingold (D) Official language(s) None Area 169,790 km² (23rd)  - Land 140,787 km²  - Water 28,006 km² (17%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,453,896 (18th)  - Density... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Official language(s) English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... 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 language(s) English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Official languages English Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Senators Thad Cochran (R) Trent Lott (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 32nd 125,546 km² 3 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 31st 2,697,243 23. ... State nickname: Pelican State Official languages None; English and French de facto Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last official government census, but probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Senators Mary Landrieu (D) David Vitter (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 31st 134,382 km...

Notable cities on the route

Wausau is the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin. ... Wisconsin State Capitol Madison is the capital of Wisconsin, a state in the United States of America. ... Photo of downtown Janesville looking south on Main Street Janesville is a city located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... Rockford is a city located in Winnebago County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 150,116. ... Decatur is a city located in Macon County, Illinois USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 81,860, but a 2003 estimate showed the population dipped to 79,285. ... Carbondale is a city in Southern Illinois in the midwest United States, about an one hour north of Cairo. ... Memphis is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, of which it is the county seat. ... Jackson is the capital, as well as the largest city, in the U.S. state of Mississippi. ... McComb is a city located in Pike County, Mississippi, about 80 miles south of Jackson, just off of I-55. ...

Related U.S. routes

Construction on US 151 U.S. Highway 151 is a US highway that runs through the states of Iowa and Wisconsin. ... This list of United States Highways is grouped by the 1- or 2-digit parent highway. ...

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Primary U.S. Highways
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