Farm to Market Road 361
|Maintained by TxDOT|
|Length:||7.2 mi (11.6 km)|
|Existed:||May 2, 1962 – present|
|South end:||FM 1994 in Long Point|
|North end:||SH 36 south of Pleak|
Farm to Market Road 361 (FM 361) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Texas that stays within Fort Bend County. The highway begins at FM 1994 in Long Point and heads northwest through Fairchilds to end at State Highway 36 (SH 36) near Pleak.
FM 361 is a two-lane highway for its entire length. The highway begins at FM 1994 at Long Point at a place where electric transmission lines pass overhead. From Long Point, FM 361 heads northwest for a distance of 2.7 miles (4.3 km) to Boothline Road. In this stretch the highway crosses Deer Creek. After a jog at Boothline Road, the highway goes northwest for 1.3 miles (2.1 km) to the intersection with Needville-Fairchilds Road in Fairchilds. Leaving Fairchilds behind, FM 361 continues northeast for 1.4 miles (2.3 km), crossing Fairchilds Creek and reaching the three-corner junction with FM 2977. From FM 2977 to South Kamas Road is an additional 1.6 miles (2.6 km). At South Kamas Road, FM 361 angles slightly more to the west for 0.2 miles (0.3 km) before ending at a stop sign on SH 36 at a distance 2.0 miles (3.2 km) south-southwest of Pleak.
FM 361 was originally designated on June 18, 1945, to run from SH 36 south of Rosenberg to Fairchilds. On March 18, 1947, the highway was extended from Fairchilds to Long Point. In 1947, the description of its starting point was defined as 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south of Big Creek on SH 36.
The entire highway is in Fort Bend County.
|Long Point||0.0||0.0||FM 1994 – Guy||Southern terminus of FM 361|
|5.4||8.7||FM 2977 – Rosenberg||Southern terminus of FM 2977|
|Pleak||7.1||11.4||SH 36 – Needville, Rosenberg||Northern terminus of FM 361|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Highway Designation File: Farm to Market Road No. 361". Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
- Google Inc. "Farm to Market Road 361". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=FM+361+and+Texas+36&daddr=Long+Point,+TX&hl=en&ll=29.42674,-95.776062&spn=0.131273,0.307274&sll=29.43601,-95.766792&sspn=0.131261,0.307274&geocode=FcePwQEdw-pJ-invJH58pgRBhjEkPiLSs7C6Jw%3BFc53wAEd8zpL-ilDqyQHAQJBhjHzhBpkYlG9-Q&oq=Long+Point,+TX&mra=ls&t=m&z=12. Retrieved January 8, 2013.