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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 89A

United States Highway 89A is a north-south Bannered United State Highway, though its actual direction of travel is more east-west.

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Termini

As of 2005, the highway's southern terminus is at U.S. Highway 89 south of Page, Arizona. Its northern terminus is at the Arizona/Utah state line south of Kanab, Utah. The route formerly continued into Utah to rejoin U.S. 89 in Kanab, but Utah now consideres this Utah State Highway 11. 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... United States Highway 89 is a north-south United States highway with two branches. ... Page is a city located in Coconino County, Arizona near Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. ... State nickname: The Grand Canyon State, The Copper State Other U.S. States Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Governor Janet Napolitano (D) Official languages English Only State Area 295,254 km² (6th)  - Land 294,312 km²  - Water 942 km² (0. ... // History Early history Native Americans have lived in Utah for several thousand years; most archeological evidence dates such habitation about 10,000 to 12,000 years ago. ... Kanab is a city located in Kane County, Utah. ...


This was part of mainline U.S. 89 until the construction of Glen Canyon Dam. In 1960, U.S. 89 was moved to a new, more northerly route and the old route became U.S. 89A. Glen Canyon Dam Glen Canyon Dam is a dam on the Colorado River at Page, Arizona. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


A second segment existed 1941-1992. This segment's southern terminus was at U.S. 89 north of Prescott, Arizona and its northern terminus was at U.S. 89 in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Arizona Department of Transportion renumbered it as a state route in 1992 as they felt it served only as a regional route and thus did not deserve a national US number. 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Prescott is a city located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Flagstaff, Arizona Territory. ...


States traversed

U.S. 89A is entirely within Arizona, though it formerly entered Utah (see above).


Related routes

United States Highway 89 is a north-south United States highway with two branches. ... Arizona State Highway 89A is the section of United States Highway Alt. ...

External links

  • US 89A at Arizona Roads
  • Utah State Route 11 at Utah Highways
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Lists
List of U.S. Highways - Bannered U.S. Highways

 
 

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