U. S. Highway 61

Wyoming, Minnesota – New Orleans, Louisiana
Longest Mileage: 1714
Current Mileage: 1529

U.S. 61 is one of the original 1926 highways. It runs through 9 states on its north to south route. It is part of the Great River Road in many of those states.

Minnesota – 414 Miles
Wisconsin – 124 Miles
Illinois – Decommissioned
Iowa – 183 Miles
Missouri – 315 Miles
Arkansas – 72 Miles
Tennessee – 12 Miles
Mississippi – 311 Miles
Louisiana – 92 Miles

 

Book Review – Highway 61: A Father and Son Journey Through The Middle of America by William McKeen