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Encyclopedia > U.S. Highway 97
U.S. Highway 97
Length 663 miles
General direction South/North
From Weed, California
To Osoyoos
Major cities Weed, California, Klamath Falls, Oregon, Bend, Oregon, Yakima, Washington, Wenatchee, Washington
Established 1926
System U.S. Highway system

United States Highway 97 is a major north-south United States highway in the western United States. It begins at a junction with Interstate 5 at Weed, California, and travels north to the Canadian Border at Osoyoos, becoming B.C. Highway 97 upon entering Canada. Major cities that lie on U.S. Highway 97 include Klamath Falls, Oregon, Bend, Oregon, Yakima, Washington, Ellensburg, Washington, and Wenatchee, Washington. For a time, the Alaska portion of the Alaska Highway was planned to be signed as U.S. 97, with signs even being produced.[1] File links The following pages link to this file: List of California State Routes U.S. Highway 97 ... Route marker sign: U.S. Highway 97 This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... A mile is any of several units of distance, or, in physics terminology, of length. ... Weed is a city located in Siskiyou County, California. ... Osoyoos, British Columbia Osoyoos is a small town in the Okanagan Valley on British Columbias southern border with Washington state. ... Weed is a city located in Siskiyou County, California. ... Klamath Falls is a city located in Klamath County, Oregon. ... Bend is a city located in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. ... City seal Yakima is a city in central Washington and the county seat of Yakima County, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 71,845. ... The Sellar Bridge spans the Columbia connecting Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. ... 1926 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. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST Mexico Federal Highway 1 British Columbia provincial highway 99 Legend BROWSE STATE HWYS CA-4 CA-7 Image:OR-4. ... Weed is a city located in Siskiyou County, California. ... Osoyoos, British Columbia Osoyoos is a small town in the Okanagan Valley on British Columbias southern border with Washington state. ... British Columbia provincial highway 97 is the longest continuously-numbered route in the province, going for 2,081 km all the way from the Canada/U.S. border in the south to the British Columbia/Yukon border in the north. ... Klamath Falls is a city located in Klamath County, Oregon. ... Bend is a city located in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. ... City seal Yakima is a city in central Washington and the county seat of Yakima County, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 71,845. ... Ellensburg is a city located in Kittitas County, Washington. ... The Sellar Bridge spans the Columbia connecting Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. ... State nickname: The Last Frontier, The Land of the Midnight Sun Other U.S. States Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Governor Frank Murkowski (R) Official languages English Area 1,067,653 mi² / 1,717,854 km² (1st)  - Land 1,481,347 km²  - Water 236,507 km² (13. ... The Alaska Highway, also Alaskan Highway, Alaska-Canadian Highway, Al-Can Highway, runs from Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Fairbanks, Alaska, via Whitehorse, Yukon. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) Official languages None Area 255,026 km² (9th)  - Land 248,849 km²  - Water 6,177 km² (2. ... This page discusses the route of U.S. Highway 97 through the state of Oregon. ... State nickname: The Evergreen State Other U.S. States Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Governor Christine Gregoire (D) Official languages None Area 184,824 km² (18th)  - Land 172,587 km²  - Water 12,237 km² (6. ...

Related US routes

U.S. Highway 197 is a spur of U.S. Highway 97. ... 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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List of U.S. Highways - Bannered U.S. Highways

 
 

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