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Encyclopedia > U.S. Route 29

United States Highway 29 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,036 miles (1,667 km) from the western suburbs of Baltimore to Pensacola, Florida. From Greensboro, North Carolina to Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S. 29 is paralleled by Interstate 85, and as such serves primarily as a local route. Image File history File links US_29. ... 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 view of the Baltimore skyline from the water taxi. ... Nickname: The City of Five Flags Official website: http://www. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Tuskegee is a city located in Macon County, Alabama. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is Ellicott City, Maryland at Maryland State Highway 99. Its southern terminus is Pensacola, Florida at U.S. Route 90 and U.S. Route 98. It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in... Ellicott City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Howard County, Maryland. ... Nickname: The City of Five Flags Official website: http://www. ... U.S. Highway 90 is an east-west United States highway. ... U.S. Highway 98 is an east-west United States highway that runs from southern Florida to western Mississippi. ...

  • A section of U.S. 29 between Greensboro, NC and Danville, VA has been designated as Future Interstate 785 and has received Future Interstate shields in several locations on that route. It will become an official interstate once improvements are finished.

States traversed

The highway passes through the following states and DC:

Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 42nd 32,160 km² 145 km 400 km 21 37°53N to 39°43N 75°4W to 79°33W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 19th 5,296,486 165... ... Georgia Avenue is a major through north-south artery in northwest Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County, Maryland. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 28th 139,509 km² 805 km 240 km 9. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 320 km 420 km 6 32°430N to 35°12N 78°030W to 83°20W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 30th 52,423 sq mi  135,775 km² 190 miles  306 km 330 miles  531 km 3. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ...

Notable places on the route

Ellicott City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Howard County, Maryland. ... The People Tree statue has become a symbol of Columbia, Maryland. ... Silver Spring is an urbanized, but unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... Nickname: the District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Official website: http://www. ... Arlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia (which calls itself a commonwealth), directly across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. By an act of Congress July 9, 1846, the area south of the Potomac was returned to Virginia effective in 1847 As of 2000... Fairfax is an independent city located within the confines of Fairfax County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Street scene, Warrenton, Virginia, ca. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1762 Incorporated Independent City Mayor David Brown Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 177. ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... Danville is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Pittsylvania County, Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Nickname: The Queen City, The Hornets Nest Official website: http://www. ... Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... Greenvilles skyline from the south Greenville is the county seat of and largest city in Greenville CountyGR6 South Carolina, United States. ... Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. ... Athens or Athens-Clarke County is a city located in Clarke County, Georgia, U.S., in the northeastern part of the state, just off of Georgia 316. ... Nickname: The Horizon City, A B, The Big Peach, A-Town, The ATL Official website: http://www. ... Newnan is a city located in Coweta County, Georgia, 39 miles (63 km) south by west of Atlanta. ... LaGrange is a city located in Troup County, Georgia. ... Opelika is a city located in Lee County in east central Alabama. ... Nickname: The Loveliest Village on the Plains Official website: http://www. ... Tuskegee is a city located in Macon County, Alabama. ... Troy is a city located in Pike County, Alabama. ... Andalusia is a city located in Covington County, Alabama. ... Brewton is a city located in Escambia County, Alabama. ... Nickname: The City of Five Flags Official website: http://www. ...

Major highway junctions

The Capital Beltway (in green) Interstate 495 (abbreviated I-495) is a freeway-class interstate highway which circles Washington, DC and its inner suburbs in Maryland and Virginia. ... Silver Spring is an urbanized, but unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST Legend BROWSE STATE HWYS {{{browse}}} United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST Legend BROWSE STATE HWYS CA: CA-49 CA-51 U.S. Highway 50 is an east-west United States highway. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Interstate 66 is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Gainesville is a census-designated place located in Prince William County, Virginia. ... U.S. Highway 15 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 794 miles from central New York to southern South Carolina. ... Gainesville is a census-designated place located in Prince William County, Virginia. ... Culpeper is a town located in Culpeper County, Virginia. ... U.S. Highway 211 is a spur of U.S. Highway 11. ... Street scene, Warrenton, Virginia, ca. ... United States Highway 17 is a north-south United States highway. ... Street scene, Warrenton, Virginia, ca. ... U.S. Highway 522 is a spur of U.S. Highway 22. ... Culpeper is a town located in Culpeper County, Virginia. ... United States Highway 33 is a north-south United States highway that runs northwest-southeast for 709 miles (1,141 km) from northern Indiana to Richmond, Virginia. ... Interstate 64 (abbreviated I-64) is an Interstate Highway in the eastern United States. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1762 Incorporated Independent City Mayor David Brown Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 177. ... U.S. Highway 250 is a spur of U.S. Highway 50. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1762 Incorporated Independent City Mayor David Brown Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 177. ... U.S. Highway 60 is an east-west United States highway, running 2,670 miles (4,300 km) from Virginia to Arizona. ... Amherst is a town located in Amherst County, Virginia. ... U.S. Highway 221 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... U.S. Highway 460 is a spur of U.S. Highway 60. ... U.S. Highway 501 is a spur of U.S. Highway 1. ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... U.S. Highway 58 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 508 miles (818 km) from Virginia Beach, Virginia to northeast Tennessee. ... U.S. Highway 360 is a spur of U.S. Highway 60. ... Danville is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Pittsylvania County, Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Interstate 40 (abbreviated I-40) is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... U.S. 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. ... Salisbury is a city located in Rowan County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... U.S. Highway 421 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... U.S. Highway 52 is an unusual United States highway. ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Salisbury is a city located in Rowan County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... U.S. Highway 601 is a spur of U.S. Highway 1. ... Salisbury is a city located in Rowan County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... Interstate 485 (abbreviated I-485) is an Interstate highway and a partially-completed beltway around Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Nickname: The Queen City, The Hornets Nest Official website: http://www. ... Interstate 77 is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... U.S. Highway 21 in the pre-Interstate era was a north-south highway connecting the area around Lake Erie and the coastal South. ... U.S. Highway 74 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 524 miles (843 km) from southeast North Carolina to Chattanooga, Tennessee. ... Gastonia is a city located in Gaston County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... U.S. Highway 521 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... Nickname: The Queen City, The Hornets Nest Official website: http://www. ... U.S. Highway 321 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... Gastonia is a city located in Gaston County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... U.S. Highway 176 is a spur of U.S. Highway 76. ... U.S. Highway 221 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... Interstate 26 (abbreviated I-26) is an east-west main route of the Interstate Highway System in the Southeastern United States. ... Downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... U.S. Highway 25 is a north-south US highway in the eastern United States of America that now connects Cincinnati, Ohio at the Ohio River to Brunswick, Georgia near the Atlantic Ocean. ... U.S. Highway 123 is a spur of U.S. Highway 23. ... U.S. Highway 276 is a spur of U.S. Highway 76. ... Greenville, one of the fastest growing cities in the State of North Carolina, is the county seat of Pitt County, and is situated on the Tar River. ... U.S. Highway 76 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 548 miles (882 km) from southeast North Carolina to Chattanooga, Tennessee. ... U.S. Highway 178 is a spur of U.S. Highway 78. ... Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST TN-14 TN 0. ... U.S. Highway 129 is a spur of U.S. Highway 29. ... U.S. Highway 441 is a spur route of U.S. Highway 41. ... Athens or Athens-Clarke County is a city located in Clarke County, Georgia, U.S., in the northeastern part of the state, just off of Georgia 316. ... Interstate 285 (abbreviated I-285) is a beltway interstate highway encircling Atlanta, Georgia for 62. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST TN-14 TN 0. ... Decatur is a city located in DeKalb County, Georgia. ... U.S. Highway 23 is a long north-south U.S. highway between Mackinaw City, Michigan and Jacksonville, Florida. ... Decatur is a city located in DeKalb County, Georgia. ... U.S. Highway 278 is a spur of U.S. Highway 78. ... Druid Hills is a census-designated place and an unincorporated neighborhood located in DeKalb County, Georgia (part of the greater Atlanta metropolitan area). ... Interstate 75 (abbreviated I-75) is an interstate highway in the midwest and southeastern United States. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ...   Downtown Connector (10th St. ... Nickname: The Horizon City, A B, The Big Peach, A-Town, The ATL Official website: http://www. ... U.S. Highway 19 is a north-south United States highway. ... U.S. Route 41 is a north-south United States Highway that runs from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. ... Nickname: The Horizon City, A B, The Big Peach, A-Town, The ATL Official website: http://www. ... United States Highway 27 (US-27), is a north-south United States highway. ... Newnan is a city located in Coweta County, Georgia, 39 miles (63 km) south by west of Atlanta. ... United States Highway 27 (US-27), is a north-south United States highway. ... LaGrange is a city located in Troup County, Georgia. ... U.S. Route 431 is a spur of U.S. Route 31. ... Opelika is a city located in Lee County in east central Alabama. ... U.S. Highway 280 is a spur of U.S. Highway 80. ... Opelika is a city located in Lee County in east central Alabama. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Nickname: The Loveliest Village on the Plains Official website: http://www. ... U.S. Highway 80 is an east-west United States highway. ... Nickname: The Loveliest Village on the Plains Official website: http://www. ... Tuskegee is a city located in Macon County, Alabama. ... U.S. Highway 82 is an east-west United States highway. ... Union Springs is a city located in Bullock County, Alabama. ... U.S. Highway 231 is a spur of U.S. Highway 31. ... Troy is a city located in Pike County, Alabama. ... U.S. Highway 331 is a spur of U.S. Highway 31. ... Luverne is a city located in Crenshaw County, Alabama. ... Brantley is a town located in Crenshaw County, Alabama. ... U.S. Highway 84 is an east-west United States highway. ... Andalusia is a city located in Covington County, Alabama. ... US Highway 31 is a long north-south highway connecting northern Michigan to southern Alabama, with termini at Interstate 75 near Mackinaw City, Michigan, and U.S. Highway 90 and U.S. Highway 98 at Spanish Fort, Alabama. ... Brewton is a city located in Escambia County, Alabama. ... Flomaton is a town located in Escambia County, Alabama. ... Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10 or in Texas IH-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... Ensley is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... U.S. Highway 90 is an east-west United States highway. ... U.S. Highway 98 is an east-west United States highway that runs from southern Florida to western Mississippi. ... Nickname: The City of Five Flags Official website: http://www. ...

Related U.S. routes

U.S. Highway 129 is a spur of U.S. Highway 29. ...

See also

The Francis Scott Key Bridge, or, more commonly, the Key Bridge, is a reinforced concrete arch bridge conveying U.S. Highway 29 traffic across the Potomac River between the Rosslyn section of Arlington County, Virginia, and the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C. It was built by the U.S... K Street, epicenter of American lobbying. ... The Lee Highway was a United States automobile highway connecting New York and San Francisco. ... This list of U.S. 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. ... The Whitehurst Freeway is an elevated highway over K Street in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It was built in 1949 to allow traffic on U.S. Highway 29 and Canal Road to bypass Georgetown between the Key Bridge and K Street downtown. ...

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