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Encyclopedia > US 220

U.S. Highway 220 is a 680 mile long spur route of U.S. Highway 20 (although the two never intersect). Some sections are part of the Appalachian Development Highway System's Corridor O as well as Interstate 73 in North Carolina. United States Highway 20 is an east-west United States highway. ... AHDS is part of the Appalachian Regional Commission History In 1964, the President’s Appalachian Regional Commission (PARC) reported to Congress that economic growth in Appalachia would not be possible until the Region’s isolation had been overcome. ... Corridor O is part of the Appalachian Development Highway System and mainly follows the path of US 220 and I-99. ... Interstate 73 is an intrastate interstate highway located entirely within the state of North Carolina. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ...

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Termini

The southern terminus of US 220 is Rockingham, North Carolina where it meets U.S. Highway 1. The northern terminus of US 220 is at Chemung Street in Waverly, New York, just north of its interchange with New York State Route 17, the future Interstate 86. The northern terminus is less than a tenth of a mile from the Pennsylvania state line. Rockingham is a city located in Richmond County, North Carolina. ... United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... Waverly is the name of some places in the U.S. state of New York: Waverly, Franklin County, New York Waverly, Tioga County, New York For other places and usages, see Waverly. ... New York State Highway 17 runs from Suffern, New York (where it connects to NJ 17) to the Pennsylvania border in Western New York where it connects to Interstate 86. ... Interstate 86 is the designation of two interstate highways in different parts of the United States. ...


States traversed

North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... 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... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...


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Historical names

State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... Keyser is a city located in Mineral County, West Virginia. ... United States Highway 50 is an east-west United States highway. ... United States Highway 50 is an east-west United States highway. ... The Northwestern Turnpike US 50 follows the Northwestern Turnpikes path. ... 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... The Mason-Dixon Line Literally, the Mason-Dixon Line (or Mason and Dixons Line) demarcated state boundaries between the Province of Pennsylvania, the Province of Maryland, Delaware Colony and parts of Colony and Old Dominion of Virginia in colonial North America and, thus, between their successor states in the... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ... United States Highway 40 is an east-west United States highway. ... United States Highway 40 is an east-west United States highway. ... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ... Keyser is a city located in Mineral County, West Virginia. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... State College is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Bedford is a borough located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. ... E.G. Bud Shuster (b. ... Interstate 99 is a part of the US Interstate highway system. ... Bedford is a borough located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. ... The Mason-Dixon Line Literally, the Mason-Dixon Line (or Mason and Dixons Line) demarcated state boundaries between the Province of Pennsylvania, the Province of Maryland, Delaware Colony and parts of Colony and Old Dominion of Virginia in colonial North America and, thus, between their successor states in the...

Historical Sites & Note Worthy Stops

  • West Virginia
    • Weaver’s Antique Service Station, Burlington, West Virginia

State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... Weavers Antique Service Station is a restored gas station reminiscent of the 1940s, located in Burlington, West Virginia at the intersection of the Northwestern Turnpike (also known as U.S. Highway 50) and Pattersons Creek Road. ... 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... Order: 1st President Vice President: John Adams Term of office: April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797 Preceded by: None Succeeded by: John Adams Date of birth: February 22, 1732 Place of birth: Westmoreland, Virginia Date of death: December 14, 1799 Place of death: Mount Vernon, Virginia First Lady: Martha Washington... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... Richard Petty (second from left) pictured with his father Lee (to his left), son Kyle (to his right), and grandson Adam (far right), in 2000 before the deaths of Lee and Adam. ...

Major cities

Rockingham is a city located in Richmond County, North Carolina. ... Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... panoramic view of Roanoke, Virginia from 1907 Roanoke (The Star City of the South) is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ... Altoona is a city located in Blair County, Pennsylvania. ...

Links to Racing

The Nextel Cup Series is NASCARs premier stock car racing series. ... Martinsville Speedway is an International Speedway Corporation-owned NASCAR stock car racing track located in Martinsville, Virginia. ... Martinsville is an independent city located within the confines of Henry County, Virginia. ... Rockingham is a city located in Richmond County, North Carolina. ... Watkins Glen International (nicknamed The Glen) is an auto race track located near Watkins Glen, New York at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. ... Watkins Glen is a village located in Schuyler County, New York. ... Cumberland is a city located in Allegany County, Maryland. ... Bedford is a borough located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. ... Rockingham is a city located in Richmond County, North Carolina. ...

See also

List of United States Highways This list of United States Highways is grouped by the 1- or 2-digit parent highway. ...

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Primary U.S. Highways
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
40 41 42 43 44 45 46 48 49
50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69
70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79
80 81 82 83 84 85 87 89
90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
101 163 400 412 425
Lists
List of U.S. Highways - Bannered U.S. Highways

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