Arkansas Highway 66

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Highway 66 marker

Highway 66
Route information
Maintained by AHTD
Length: 30.16 mi[1] (48.54 km)
Existed: 1926 – present
Major junctions
East end: US 65, Leslie
West end: Hwy. 9, Mountain View
Location
Counties: Stone, Searcy
Highway system
US 65 US 67

Arkansas Highway 66 (AR 66 and Hwy. 66) is an east–west state highway in north central Arkansas. The route of 30.16 miles (48.54 km) runs from US Route 65 in Leslie east to AR 9 in Mountain View.[2][3]

Route description[edit]

AR 66 begins in Leslie at US 65 near the American Legion Post No. 131 and runs past the Farmers Bank Building, the Dr. Clay House, and the Dr. Robinson House. The route winds east as a two–lane rural highway through Oxley to Highway 74.[1] Further east, Highway 66 continues through Alco by the Alco School to intersect and briefly concur with Highway 263 at Timbo near the Jim Morris Barn. The highway winds past the Clarence Anderson Barn through Newnata to enter Mountain View. AR 66 serves as a terminus for Highway 87 and runs past the Brewer's Mill, the A. B. Brewer Building, and the C. L. Smith & Son General Store before terminating at Highway 9.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Searcy Leslie 0.00 0.00 US 65 western terminus
Stone   11.69 18.81 Hwy. 74 north
  16.09 25.89 Hwy. 263 south
Timbo 17.02 27.39 Hwy. 263 north
Mountain View 29.95 48.20 Hwy. 87 north (Lancaster Ave)
30.16 48.54 Hwy. 9 (Peabody Ave) eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b c Planning and Research Division (2010). "Arkansas Road Log Database" (Database). Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Archived from the original on 23 June 2011. Retrieved June 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map (Map) (Stone County ed.). Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/StoneCounty.pdf. Retrieved June 23, 2011.
  3. ^ Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. General Highway Map (Map) (Searcy County ed.). Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. http://www.arkansashighways.com/maps/Counties/County%20PDFs/SearcyCounty.pdf. Retrieved June 23, 2011.