Texas State Highway 283

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State Highway 283 marker

State Highway 283
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 11.784 mi[1] (18.965 km)
Existed: by 1938 – present
Major junctions
West end: US 380
East end: US 277 in Stamford
Highway system
SH 282 SH 284

State Highway 283 or SH 283 is a Texas state highway that runs from U.S. Highway 380 at Old Glory southeast to U.S. Highway 277 near Stamford. This route was originally designated by 1938 from the Oklahoma state line south through Quanah, Crowell, Benjamin, and Rule to Sagerton. In 1975, the entire route was transferred to SH 6, while SH 283 was transferred to the old route of SH 6 from Sagerton northeast to Old Glory.

Route description[edit]

SH 283 begins at a junction with US 380. It heads southeast from this junction to an intersection with FM 1835. The highway continues to the southeast to an intersection with FM 1661. Heading towards the southeast, the highway continues to a junction with SH 6. SH 283 begins to run concurrently with SH 6 until it reaches its eastern terminus at US 277 in Stamford.

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Stonewall   US 380
  FM 1835
Haskell   FM 1661
  SH 6 West end of SH 6 concurrency
Stamford US 277 / SH 6 East end of SH 6 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 283". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-06-15.