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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 54

United States Highway 54 is an east-west United States highway that runs northeast-southwest for 1,197 miles (1,926 km) from western Illinois to El Paso, Texas. Image File history File links US54. ... 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: 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. ... Downtown El Paso, Texas, looking south into Mexico from the US side. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is Griggsville, Illinois at Interstate 72. Its western terminus is El Paso, Texas at the Mexican border. Until the 1970s it reached Chicago before it was truncated in favor of U.S. Highway 36, Illinois State Highway 54, and Interstate 57. 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Griggsville is a city located in Pike County, Illinois. ... Interstate 72 is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ... Downtown El Paso, Texas, looking south into Mexico from the US side. ... United States Highway 36 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 1,414 miles (2,276 km) from east-central Ohio to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. ... Interstate 57 is an interstate highway in the midwestern United States. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

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. ... Missouri, named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe meaning canoe, is a Southern U.S. state in the United States with Jefferson City as its capital. ... State nickname: The Sunflower State Other U.S. States Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D) Official languages None Area 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² (15th)  - Land 81,815 mi²; 211,900 km²  - Water 462 mi²; 1,196 km² (0. ... Oklahoma is a South Central state of the United States (with strong Southern, Western, and Midwestern influences) and its U.S. postal abbreviation is OK; others abbreviate the states name Okla. ... ... State nickname: Land of Enchantment Other U.S. States Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Governor Bill Richardson Official languages English and Spanish Area 315,194 km² (5th)  - Land 314,590 km²  - Water 607 km² (0. ...

Notable cities on the route

Formerly: The capitol building on a sunny day. ... Wichita, the Air Capital, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas, as well as a major aircraft manufacturing hub and cultural center. ... Liberal is a city located in Seward County, Kansas. ... Downtown El Paso, Texas, looking south into Mexico from the US side. ...

Location in Illinois Founded  -Incorporated 1819 {{{incorporated}}}  County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Area  - Total  - Water 156. ... Kankakee is a city located in Kankakee County, Illinois. ... Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States and the largest inland city in the country. ...

Related U.S. routes

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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List of U.S. Highways - Bannered U.S. Highways

 
 

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