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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 82

United States Highway 82 is an east-west United States highway. What started as a 1934 addition to the system across central Mississippi and southern Arkansas eventually became a route extending from the White Sands of New Mexico to Georgia's Atlantic coast. Image File history File links Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 82 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 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. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... 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. ... White Sands National Monument is well-known for its fields of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. ... 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. ... The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of its surface. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is in Brunswick, Georgia at an intersection with Interstate 95. It is co-signed for its last half mile with U.S. Highway 17. Its western terminus is in Alamogordo, New Mexico at an intersection with U.S. Highway 54 and U.S. Highway 70 (though some signs continue the route to Interstate 25 in Las Cruces). 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brunswick is a city located in Glynn County, Georgia. ... Interstate 95 or (I-95) is an interstate highway that runs 1907 miles (3070 kilometers) north-south along the east coast of the United States. ... United States Highway 17 is a north-south United States highway. ... Alamogordo is a city located in Otero County, New Mexico, United States of America. ... 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. ... United States Highway 70 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 2,385 miles (3,838 km) from eastern North Carolina to east-central Arizona. ... Interstate 25 is an interstate highway in the western United States. ... Las Cruces is a city located in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. ...


Historic termini

The east ends of US 82 and U.S. Highway 84 were swapped in 1989 after the roads around Waycross, Georgia were reconfigured. United States Highway 84 is an east-west United States highway. ... Waycross is a city located in Ware County, Georgia. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 84,360 mi²/135,765 km² (30th)  - Land 81,664 mi²/131,426 km²  - Water 2,696 mi²/4,338 km² (3. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... 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. ... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry (R) Official languages None. ... 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. ...

Related U.S. 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. ...

Related state routes

  • Mississippi State Highway 182 designates the old two-lane highway for US 82 where the current US 82 occupies a new right-of-way.
  • Texas State Highway 56 designates the old route for US 82 between Whitesboro, Texas and Honey Grove, Texas.

Mississippi State Highway 182 designates the old two-lane highway for US 82 where the current US 82 occupies a new right-of-way. ... Whitesboro is a city located in Grayson County, Texas. ... Honey Grove is a city located in Fannin County, Texas. ...

Sources and external links

  • Endpoints of US highways (used with permission)
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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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