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U.S. Route 83 marker

U.S. Route 83
Route information
Length:1,885 mi[1] (3,034 km)
Existed:1926 – present
Major junctions
South end:Veterans International Bridge at Los Tomates to [[Template:Jct/link/MEX|Template:Jct/abbrev/MEX]] / [[Template:Jct/link/MEX|Template:Jct/abbrev/MEX]] at the Mexico–United States border in Brownsville, TX
 
North end: [[Template:Infobox road/MB/link Hwy|Template:Infobox road/MB/abbrev Hwy]] at the Canada–United States border near Westhope, ND
Location
States:Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota
Highway system

United States Numbered Highways
List • Bannered • Divided • Replaced

US 83 as it goes through the Texas Hill Country in Uvalde County, Texas

U.S. Route 83 (US 83) is a major north–south U.S. Highway. It goes 1,885 miles (3,034 km) in the central United States.[2] Only four other north–south routes are longer: U.S. Routes 1, 41, 59, and 87. The highway's northern endpoint is north of Westhope, North Dakota, at the Canada–United States border. The southern endpoint is in Harlingen, Texas.

References

More reading

  • Reynolds, David. Slow Road to Brownsville: A Journey Through the Heart of the Old West. New York: Greystone Books, 2014. Narrative of a journey along U.S. Route 83 from Swan River, Manitoba to Brownsville, Texas
  • Magnuson, Stew. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas: Volume 1 . Court Bridge Publishing, 2014.
  • Magnuson, Stew. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S Route 83 Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma: Volume 2. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015.
  • Magnuson, Stew. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83 in Texas: Volume 3. Court Bridge Publishing, 2017.

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