Arkansas Highway 24

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Highway 24 marker

Highway 24
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Section 1
Length: 18.6 mi (29.9 km)
West end: Oklahoma state line
East end: US 71 – Lockesburg
Section 2
Length: 38.2 mi (61.5 km)
West end: US 371 – Prescott
East end: US 278 – Camden
Highway system
Hwy. 23 Hwy. 25

Arkansas Highway 24 is the designation of two separate state highways in southwest and south central Arkansas. The two sections were formerly connected, but a middle segment of 53 miles (85 km) between Lockesburg and Prescott was redesignated as U.S. Route 371 (US 371) in 1994.

Section 1[edit]

Arkansas Highway 24 is a state highway of 18.6 miles (29.9 km) in Sevier County.[1] It runs from Oklahoma east to US 71 in Lockesburg.

Route description[edit]

The route begins at the Oklahoma state line as CR E2100 in McCurtain County, Oklahoma and runs east to Horatio. AR 24 has a short concurrency with AR 41 in Horatio, but continues east alone. The route is the southern terminus of AR 329 (a former alignment of US 71) before terminating at US 71 in Lockesburg.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Sevier County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
0.0 OklahomaArkansas state line
Horatio 7.4 11.9 Hwy. 41 concurrency begins
9.2 14.8 Hwy. 41 concurrency ends
Lockesburg 14.7 23.7 Hwy. 329 north AR 329 southern terminus
18.6 29.9 US 71 eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Section 2[edit]

Arkansas Highway 24 is a state highway of 38.2 miles (61.5 km) in Nevada and Ouachita Counties.[2][3]

Route description[edit]

The route begins at U.S. Route 371 in Prescott and runs east through the Prairie D'Ane Battlefield. The route intersects a few minor routes near Bluff City and near White Oak Lake State Park before entering Ouachita County. The route also meets AR 368, which leads to the Poison Springs Wildlife Management Area. AR 24 meets AR 57 in Chidester and AR 76, which runs to Poison Spring State Park near Bragg Lake. The route continues east past the Richmond-Tufts House and Harvey's Grocery and Texaco Station and terminates at US 278 in Camden. AR 24 has 20.5 miles (33.0 km) in Nevada County and 17.7 miles (28.5 km) in Ouachita County. The route runs through mostly forested areas.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[2][3] km Destinations Notes
Nevada Prescott 0.0 0.0 US 371 western terminus
Bluff City 13.2 21.2 Hwy. 53 north AR 53 southern terminus
15.1 24.3 Hwy. 368 east AR 368 western terminus
18.7 30.1 Hwy. 299 south to Hwy. 387 east AR 299 northern terminus
Ouachita Chidester 23.2 37.3 Hwy. 368 west AR 368 eastern terminus
26.0 41.8 Hwy. 57 south AR 57 northern terminus
31.8 51.2 Hwy. 76 west AR 76 eastern terminus
Camden 38.2 61.5 US 278 eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sevier County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Sevier County map Retrieved on July 25, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Nevada County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Nevada County map Retrieved on July 25, 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Ouachita County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Ouachita County map Retrieved on July 25, 2010.