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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 62

U.S. Highway 62 runs from the US-Mexican border at El Paso, Texas at Niagara Falls, New York all the way to the US-Canadian border. Image File history File links Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 62 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations by or about: United States Wikinews has news related to this article: United States United States government CIA World Factbook Entry for United States House. ... Downtown El Paso, Texas, looking south into Mexico from the US side. ... American Falls, one of the three falls that make up Niagara Falls, is located in the city. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations by or about: United States Wikinews has news related to this article: United States United States government CIA World Factbook Entry for United States House. ...


Parts of US Highway 62 were on what once the Ozark Trail [1], including the historic bridge across the South Canadian River in Newcastle, Oklahoma (the first structure built with federal highway funds in Oklahoma). The Canadian River is the largest tributary of the Arkansas River. ... Newcastle is a city located in McClain County, Oklahoma and is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. ...

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States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

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. ... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry (R) Official languages None. ... 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: The Natural State Other U.S. States Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Governor Mike Huckabee (R) Official languages English Area 137,732 km² (29th)  - Land 134,856 km²  - Water 2,876 km² (2. ... United States Highway 71 is a north-south United States highway. ... United States Highway 412 is an east-west United States highway. ... United States Highway 63 is an north-south United States highway that runs for 1,286 miles (2,070 km) from northern Wisconsin to northern Louisiana. ... U.S. Highway 65 is a north-south United States highway stretching from Albert Lea, Minnesota to Natchez, Mississippi. ... United States Highway 67 is a north-south United States highway. ... Missouri, named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe meaning canoe, is a Midwestern state in the United States with Jefferson City as its capital. ... 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. ... United States Highway 60 is an east-west United States highway, running 2,670 miles (4,300 km) from Virginia to Arizona. ... United States Highway 51 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,286 miles from northern Wisconsin to the western suburbs of New Orleans, Louisiana. ... The Missouri River and its tributaries N.P. Dodge Park, Omaha, Nebraska High silt content makes the Missouri (left) noticeably lighter than the Mississipi here at their confluence above St. ... Length 6,270 km Elevation of the source 450 m Average discharge Saint Louis¹: 5,500 m³/s Vicksburg²: 16,800 m³/s Baton Rouge³: 12,800 m³/s Area watershed 2,980,000 km² Origin  Lake Itasca Mouth  Gulf of Mexico Basin countries United States (98. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... 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 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: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...

Business and Spur US 62

There are several sections of Business US 62 serving more as alternate routes of the main highway. While they go through towns and cities, they still run numerous miles through rural areas and often pass through more than one city.

In all of these cases, Business US 62 is an older alignment of the highway. Muskogee is a city located in Muskogee County, Oklahoma. ... Rogers is a city located in Benton County, Arkansas. ... Mountain Home is a city located in : Baxter County, Arkansas. ... Cotter is a city located in Baxter County, Arkansas. ...



Additionally, there is also a Spur US 62 in Berryville and Pyatt, Arkansas


See also

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


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