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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 8

United States Highway 8 is a United States highway that runs primarily east-west for 281 miles (452 km), mostly within the state of Wisconsin. Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 8 This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... 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. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Badger State State motto: Forward Other U.S. States Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Governor Jim Doyle (D) Senators Herb Kohl (D) Russ Feingold (D) Official languages None Area 169,790 km² (23rd)  - Land 140,787 km²  - Water 28,006 km² (17%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,453,896...

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Termini

The highway's eastern terminus is Norway, Michigan at U.S. Highway 2 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan near the border with Wisconsin. The western terminus is in Forest Lake, Minnesota with U.S. Highway 61 at Interstate 35. Originally it reached downtown Minneapolis before Interstate 35W supplanted most of it west of Forest Lake. Except for the short freeway segment near Forest Lake, a 5-mile stretch near Lake Geneva, and a section between the eastern junction of Wisconsin Highway 35 and the St. Croix River bridge, it is all undivided surface road. Norway is a city in Dickinson County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... United States Highway 2 is an east-west United States Highway. ... The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the northern of the two major land masses that comprise the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Forest Lake is a city located in Washington County, Minnesota. ... The Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge, Dubuque, Iowa. ... 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... Downtown Minneapolis as viewed from the Stone Arch Bridge Motto: En Avant (French: forward) Nickname: City of Lakes location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Founded Incorporated 1850s 1867  County Hennepin County Mayor R.T. Rybak (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 142. ... The St. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: The Wolverine State, The Great Lakes State Other U.S. States Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Governor Jennifer Granholm (D) Senators Carl Levin (D) Debbie Stabenow (D) Official language(s) English de-facto Area 96,889 mi² / 250,941 km² (11th)  - Land 56,855 mi² / 147,255 km... State nickname: Badger State State motto: Forward Other U.S. States Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Governor Jim Doyle (D) Senators Herb Kohl (D) Russ Feingold (D) Official languages None Area 169,790 km² (23rd)  - Land 140,787 km²  - Water 28,006 km² (17%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,453,896... State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Official language(s) None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ...

Related US routes

This list of United States Highways is grouped by the 1- or 2-digit parent highway, although in some cases, a 3 digit highway is totally unrelated to its apparent parent. ...

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