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Encyclopedia > U.S. Route 56 (Missouri)
U.S. Route 56
Length: 640 mi[1] (1,030 km)
Formed: 1957[1]
West end: US 85 at Springer, NM
Major
junctions:
US 50 at Dodge City, KS

I-135 at McPherson, KS
I-35 at Gardner, KS
US 69 at Overland Park, KS Image File history File links US_56. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2205x1286, 95 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): U.S. Route 56 ... A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Norwegian/Swedish mil. ... km redirects here. ... Image File history File links US_85. ... U.S. Highway 85 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,479 miles (2,380 km) from the Canadian border in North Dakota to the Mexican border in El Paso, Texas. ... Springer is a town located in Colfax County, New Mexico. ... Image File history File links US_50. ... This U.S. Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Highways. ... Dodge City is an important center for meat packing. ... Image File history File links I-135. ... Interstate 135 (I-135) is a 95. ... McPherson is a city located in McPherson County, Kansas. ... Image File history File links I-35. ... This Interstate Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Interstate Highways. ... Gardner is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, USA. The population in 2006 was 13,321. ... Image File history File links US_69. ... U.S. Route 69 is a north-south United States highway. ... Location within the state of Kansas Coordinates: County Johnson County Mayor Carl R. Gerlach Area    - City 147. ...

East end: US 71 at Kansas City, MO
United States Numbered Highways
U.S. Routes - Bannered - Divided - Replaced

U.S. Highway 56 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 640 miles from Kansas City, Missouri to northern New Mexico. Image File history File links US_71. ... U.S. Highway 71 is a north-south United States highway. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Current U.S. Route shield Current U.S. Route shield in California The system of United States Numbered Highways (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated system of roads and highways in the United States numbered within a nationwide grid. ... 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 following bannered highways have existed: Defunct routes are listed in italics. ... Some U.S. Routes are given directional suffixes to indicate a split of the main route - for instance, U.S. Route 25 splits into U.S. Route 25E (east) and U.S. Route 25W (west) between Newport, Tennessee and Corbin, Kentucky, and U.S. Route 9W is an alternate of... The Interstate Highway System and its numbering as approved June 27, 1958; several of these numbers were modified by 1960 This is a list of highways, mostly U.S. Routes, bypassed by Interstate Highways. ... 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. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ...

Contents

Termini

As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is Kansas City, Missouri at U.S. Highway 71. Its western terminus is Springer, New Mexico at US 85. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... United States Highway 71 is a north-south United States highway. ... Springer is a town located in Colfax County, New Mexico. ... U.S. Route 85 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,479 miles (2,380 km) from the Canadian border in North Dakota to the Mexican border in El Paso, Texas. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area Greater St. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,960 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ...

Notable cities on the route

Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Kansas Citys Country Club Plaza The Country Club Plaza (often referred to as the Plaza) is an upscale shopping district and registered neighborhood centered around 55 acres (223,000 m²) in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It was the first shopping center in the world designed to accommodate the automobile. ... Ward Parkway, located in Kansas City, Missouri near the Kansas-Missouri state line, is one of the most famous parkways in the United States. ... Dodge City is an important center for meat packing. ...

Related U.S. routes

U.S. Highway 156 existed from 1957-1982 in Kansas as a spur highway of US 56. ...

Trivia

The 1949 film All the King's Men has a "Willie Stark Highway" sign over a U.S. 56 shield sign. All the Kings Men is a 1949 film based on the Robert Penn Warren novel of the same name. ...


References

  1. ^ a b Droz, Robert V. U.S. Highways : From US 1 to (US 830). URL accessed 22:46, 20 February 2006 (UTC).
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