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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 65
U.S. Highway 65
US 65
Length 998 miles (1,590 km)
General direction North/South
From Albert Lea, Minnesota
To Natchez, Mississippi
Major cities Des Moines; Springfield, MO; Little Rock
Established 1926
System U.S. Highway system


U.S. Highway 65 is a north-south United States highway stretching from Albert Lea, Minnesota to Natchez, Mississippi. Parts of its modern route in Iowa and historic route in Minnesota follow the old Jefferson Highway. Image File history File links US65. ... A mile is a unit of distance (or, in physics terminology, length) currently defined as 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or 63,360 inches. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, Minnesota. ... Natchez is a city located in Adams County, Mississippi. ... Des Moines skyline Des Moines (french for Some Monks) (pronounced in English, in French) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Current U.S. Highway shield Current U.S. Highway shield in California The United States Highway System is an integrated system of roads in the United States numbered within a nationwide grid. ... 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. ... Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, Minnesota. ... Natchez is a city located in Adams County, Mississippi. ... The Jefferson Highway was an automobile highway stretching through the central United States from New Orleans, Louisiana to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Albert Lea, Minnesota, merging into Interstate 35 just south of Interstate 90. Its southern terminus is at Natchez, Mississippi at an intersection with U.S. Highway 61. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, Minnesota. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST Mexican Border Texas 0 I-10 Texas 158 I-20 Texas 418 (I-35E) I-30 Texas 427-428 (I-35E) I-40 Oklahoma 126-128 I-44 Oklahoma 133-138 I-70 Missouri 3 I-80 Iowa 72-87 I-90 Minnesota 13 I-94... INTERSTATE JUNCTIONS JUNCTION EXIT # I-5 WA 2 I-15 MT 219 - 227 I-25 WY 55 I-35 MN 159 I-65 IN 17 I-80 IN 21 - OH 142 I-75 OH 64 I-95 MA 14-15 Legend BROWSE STATE HWYS Prev Next I-82 WA-92... Natchez is a city located in Adams County, Mississippi. ... The Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge, Dubuque, Iowa. ...


Historic termini

At its creation in 1926, U.S. 65 ran from St. Paul, Minnesota to Vidalia, Louisiana. Its current endpoints were established in 1980 when a segment paralleling Interstate 35 was dropped in Minnesota. 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ... Vidalia is a town located in Concordia Parish, Louisiana. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST Mexican Border Texas 0 I-10 Texas 158 I-20 Texas 418 (I-35E) I-30 Texas 427-428 (I-35E) I-40 Oklahoma 126-128 I-44 Oklahoma 133-138 I-70 Missouri 3 I-80 Iowa 72-87 I-90 Minnesota 13 I-94...


The 1930 map U.S. 80 San Diego to Savannah via Vicksburg, Mississippi, as published by the Vicksburg Bridge Company to promote its new toll bridge, shows U.S. 65 extending all the way to New Orleans, presumably along the same route as U.S. 61 from Natchez to New Orleans, ending at the intersection with U.S. 90.


Historic routes

From the Twin Cities to Faribault, Minnesota U.S. 65 followed what today is Minnesota State Highway 3. Beginning at Interstate 35 in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota State Highway 65 travels north through Cambridge, Mora, and McGregor before terminating at an intersection with U.S. Highway 71 just south of International Falls. Faribault is a city located in Rice County, Minnesota. ... Minnesota State Highway 3 is a highway in Minnesota. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST Mexican Border Texas 0 I-10 Texas 158 I-20 Texas 418 (I-35E) I-30 Texas 427-428 (I-35E) I-40 Oklahoma 126-128 I-44 Oklahoma 133-138 I-70 Missouri 3 I-80 Iowa 72-87 I-90 Minnesota 13 I-94... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Minnesota State Highway 65 is a highway in Minnesota. ... United States Highway 71 is a north-south United States highway. ... International Falls is a city located in Koochiching County, Minnesota. ...


In 1934, its route in southern Iowa between Indianola and Leon was replaced by U.S. 69 as it took a new route through Lucas. In 1939, 65 took a new route running northeast of Des Moines. 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Indianola is a city located in Warren County, Iowa. ... Leon is a city located in Decatur County, Iowa. ... US 69 is a north-south United States highway. ... Lucas is a city located in Lucas County, Iowa. ... Des Moines skyline Des Moines (french for Some Monks) (pronounced in English, in French) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Iowa. ...


Between 1994 and 2002 a freeway bypass of Des Moines was constructed and 65 moved to this new route. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Through central Arkansas, Old 65 (now Arkansas State Highway 365 ) follows close to or along Interstate 40 between Conway and Little Rock. In 1999, the 46 mile (74 km) section of U.S. 65 between Little Rock and Pine Bluff was designated Interstate 530. State nickname: The Natural State Other U.S. States Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Governor Mike Huckabee (R) Senators Blanche Lincoln (D) Mark Pryor (D) Official language(s) English Area 137,732 km² (29th)  - Land 134,856 km²  - Water 2,876 km² (2. ... INTERSTATE JUNCTIONS JUNCTION EXIT # I-15 CA 0 I-17 AZ 195 I-25 NM 159 I-44 OK 147 I-35 OK 150-152 I-30 AR 153 I-55 AR 277-279 I-65 TN 207-209 I-75 TN 368-385 I-81 TN 421 I-26... Conway is a city located in Faulkner County, Arkansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city was the eighth most populous in Arkansas, with a total population of 43,167. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Pine Bluff is a city located in Jefferson County, Arkansas. ... Interstate 530 in Arkansas is a nearly 47-mile long spur route from Little Rock at the junction of Interstate 30 and Interstate 440 in the northwest, to Pine Bluff in the southeast. ...


Business U.S. 65

  • Conway, Arkansas
  • Harrison, Arkansas
  • Clinton, Arkansas
  • Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • Springfield, Missouri
  • Ozark, Missouri
  • Hollinger-Branson, Missouri
  • Western Grove, Arkansas

Spur U.S. 65

  • Pine Bluff, Arkansas Decommissioned

References in popular culture

While not as revered in popular culture as Route 66, Highway 65 is mentioned in the song Dust n' Bones by Guns n' Roses, from the album Use Your Illusion I. U.S. Highway 66 or Route 66 was a highway in the U.S. Highway system. ... Guns N Roses (GNR) is an American hard rock band whose dangerous reputation, controversial front man, and technical prowess have made them one of the most popular and acclaimed rock n roll bands of all time. ... Use Your Illusion I is an album by Guns N Roses. ...


Principal cities

Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, Minnesota. ... Mason City is a city located in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. ... Des Moines skyline Des Moines (french for Some Monks) (pronounced in English, in French) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Pine Bluff is a city located in Jefferson County, Arkansas. ... Natchez is a city located in Adams County, Mississippi. ...

States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: North Star State, The Land of 10,000 Lakes, The Gopher State Official languages None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 8. ... State nickname: The Hawkeye State Official languages English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Governor Thomas Vilsack (D) Senators Chuck Grassley (R) Tom Harkin (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 0. ... State nickname: The Show Me State Official languages English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 1. ... State nickname: The Natural State Other U.S. States Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Governor Mike Huckabee (R) Senators Blanche Lincoln (D) Mark Pryor (D) Official language(s) English Area 137,732 km² (29th)  - Land 134,856 km²  - Water 2,876 km² (2. ... State nickname: Pelican State Official languages English and French 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 km² 16 Population  - Total... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Related US Routes

U.S. Highway 165 is a spur of U.S. Highway 65. ...

Sources

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