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Encyclopedia > US 11

United States Highway 11 is a north-south United States highway. The route has managed to avoid decommissioning, and follows largely the same route it did in the original 1926 plan. 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. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's northern terminus is in Rouses Point, New York at the Canadian border. US 11 and U.S. Highway 2 meet, turn north a half mile to the border, and continue as Québec Provincial Highway 223. Its southern terminus is in the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge near Lake Pontchartrain, east of New Orleans, Louisiana at an intersection with U.S. Highway 90. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rouses Point is a village located in Clinton County, New York. ... United States Highway 2 is an east-west United States highway. ... Lake Pontchartrain is the second largest salt-water lake in the United States, and the largest lake in southeastern Louisiana. ... City nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City that Care Forgot Location of New Orleans Country   State     Parish United States   Louisiana     Orleans Parish Mayor C. Ray Nagin Area  - Land  - Water 350. ... United States Highway 90 is an east-west United States highway. ...


Historic termini

Until 1929, US 11 ended just south of Picayune, Mississippi at the Pearl River border with Louisiana. 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Picayune is a city located in Pearl River County in Mississippi, a state of the United States of America. ... The are two Pearl Rivers: The Pearl River (China) (See also the Pearl River Delta) The Pearl River in the U.S. states of Mississippi and Louisiana Pearl River is also the name of some places in the United States of America: Pearl River, Louisiana Pearl River, Mississippi Pearl River... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans Governor Kathleen Blanco Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455 km² (16%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,468,976 (22nd)  - Density 39. ...


Alternate routes

As of 2004, US 11E and US 11W split in Bristol, Virginia, less than a mile north of the Tennessee state line. The routes rejoin in Knoxville, Tennessee. Together, US 11, US 11E, and US 11W serve the Tennesee-Virginia tri-city area of Bristol, Kingsport, Tennessee (served by US 11W, to the north), and Johnson City, Tennessee (served by US 11E, to the south). From there, the US 11 branches and Interstate 81 travel parallel Appalachian Mountain valleys to Knoxville. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bristol is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Washington County, Virginia and Sullivan County, Tennessee. ... State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ... Alternate uses: Knoxville (disambiguation) Knoxville is a city located in Knox County, Tennessee, United States. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... Kingsport is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. ... Johnson City is a city located in Tennessee. ... Interstate 81 is an interstate highway in the eastern part of the United States. ... The Appalachian Mountains are a system of North American mountains running from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada to Alabama in the United States, although the northernmost mainland portion ends at the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec. ...


States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... The Susquehanna River is a river in the northeastern United States, approximately 410 mi (715 km) long. ... Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania, a state of the United States of America. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admission into... This is about the topographical term; when used as a verb, panhandle means to approach strangers and beg for money. ... Hagerstown is a city located in Washington County, Maryland. ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... Martinsburg is a city located in Berkeley County, West Virginia. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... Canoeing on the Shenandoah River near Winchester, Virginia. ... State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ... The Lee Highway was a United States automobile highway connecting New York and San Francisco. ... Alabama is a state located in the southern United States; the population of Alabama is 4,447,100 as of 2000. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour 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: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans Governor Kathleen Blanco Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455 km² (16%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,468,976 (22nd)  - Density 39. ...

Related US Routes

United States Highway 111 is a defunct designation for a north-south highway that from 1926 until the 1960s connected Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where it met its parent, U.S. Highway 11 and downtown Baltimore, Maryland through York, Pennsylvania. ... U.S. Highway 211 is a spur of U.S. Highway 11. ... U.S. Highway 311 is a spur of U.S. Highway 11. ... U.S. Highway 411 is a spur of U.S. Highway 11. ... This list of United States Highways is grouped by the 1- or 2-digit parent highway. ... Interstate 81 is an interstate highway in the eastern part of the United States. ... Interstate 75 is an interstate highway in the midwest and southeastern United States. ... Interstate 59 is an interstate highway in the southern United States. ...

Sources and external links

  • Endpoints of US highways (http://www.geocities.com/usend1019/End011/end011.htm) (used with permission)
edit  (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:US_Highways&action=edit)
Primary U.S. Highways
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Lists
List of U.S. Highways - Bannered U.S. Highways

  Results from FactBites:
 
U.S. Route 11 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (843 words)
Together, US 11, US 11E, and US 11W serve the Tennessee-Virginia tri-city area of Bristol, Kingsport, Tennessee (served by US 11W, to the north), and Johnson City, Tennessee (served by US 11E, to the south).
US 11 pairs with I-77 and US 52 and I-81 for a few miles in Wythe County.
U.S. Highway 74 and U.S. Highway 64 in Cleveland, TN Interstate 140 in Knoxville
US 11 Entrances - Central PA/MD Roads (222 words)
Southbound on US 11 at the New York/Pennsylvania border.
US 11 crosses the Mason-Dixon Line at State Line, PA. Immediately to the left is the eastern end of PA 163, an extension of MD 63 that hugs the state line.
US 11 curves left for a block on the Maryland side as it enters Washington County and the town of Williamsport.
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