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Encyclopedia > US 190

United States Highway 190 is an east-west United States highway. It evolved from the shortest of in-state routes in 1926 to a two-state route longer than many two-digit Interstate highways, and now leads from the Louisiana swamps to the West Texas desert. Image File history File links US190 highway graphic File links The following pages link to this file: U.S. Highway 190 Texas State Highway 6 Texas State Highway 16 List of Texas highways Texas State Highway 19 Texas State Highway 21 ... 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). ... A typical rural stretch of Interstate Highway, with two lanes in each direction separated by a large grassy median, and with cross-traffic limited to overpasses and underpasses. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455 km² (16%) Population (2000... Prior to 1821, Texas was part of the Spanish colony of New Spain. ...

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Termini

As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is in the bayous near Slidell, Louisiana at an intersection with U.S. Highway 90. Its western terminus is in the middle of Pecos County, Texas at an intersection with Interstate 10, 20 miles (32 km) from the tiny town of Iraan and 60 miles (97 km) from any sizable community. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A bayou (pronounced or ) is a small, slow-moving stream or creek formed in the former bed of a river. ... Slidell is a city in St. ... United States Highway 90 is an east-west United States highway. ... Pecos County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... Iraan is a city located in Pecos County, Texas. ...


Historic termini

  • US 190 was assigned to its last, lonely 150 miles (241 km) across the sparsely populated area south of San Angelo, Texas in 1979.

1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Interstate 12 is an intrastate interstate highway located entirely within the state of Louisiana, United States. ... Map showing Lake Pontchartrain Lake Pontchartrain (local pronunciation ) is a brackish-water lake in southeastern Louisiana. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Length 6,270 km Elevation of the source 450 m Average discharge Saint Louis¹: 5,500 m³/s Vicksburg²: 16,800 m³/s Baton Rouge³: 12,800 m³/s Area watershed 2,980,000 km² Origin  Lake Itasca Mouth  Gulf of Mexico Basin countries United States (98. ... United States Highway 71 is a north-south United States highway. ... Brady is a city located in McCulloch County, Texas and it is the geographical center of the state. ... United States Highway 87 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,998 miles from northern Montana to southern Texas. ... San Angelo is a city located in Tom Green County, Texas, United States. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ...

States traversed

The highway passes through the following states:

State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455 km² (16%) Population (2000... Prior to 1821, Texas was part of the Spanish colony of New Spain. ...

Related US Routes

United States Highway 90 is an east-west United States highway. ... U.S. Highway 290 (or US-290) is an east-west highway entirely in Texas. ... 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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  • Endpoints of US highways (used with permission)

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U.S. Route 190 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (277 words)
As of 2004, the highway's eastern terminus is in the bayous near Slidell, Louisiana at an intersection with U.S. Highway 90.
In the original 1926 plan, US 190 served the purpose of modern-day Interstate 12, as the road around the north side of Lake Pontchartrain.
U.S. 190 was assigned to its last, lonely 150 miles (241 km) across the sparsely populated area south of San Angelo, Texas in 1979.
Louisiana @ SouthEastRoads.com - U.S. Highway 190 (816 words)
U.S. 190 travels the width of southern Louisiana between Merryville and Slidell.
The U.S. 190 spans are one of five Atchafalaya River crossings in southern Louisiana.
To the west of Interstate 10, the highway intersects U.S. 11 north of downtown.
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