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
AR 23 AR 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 mi[1] km Destinations Notes
  0.0 0.0 (no name) Oklahoma state line
Horatio 7.4 11.9 AR 41 south – Foreman west end of AR 41 overlap
  9.2 14.8 AR 41 north – De Queen east end of AR 41 overlap
  14.7 23.7 AR 329 north to AR 41 – De Queen
Lockesburg 18.6 29.9 US 59 / US 71 / US 371 – Nashville, De Queen, Texarkana
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 Springs Battleground 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 mi[2][3] km Destinations Notes
Nevada Prescott 0.0 0.0 US 67 / US 371 (West Main Street / West First Street) to I-30 – Nashville, Magnolia
  13.2 21.2 AR 53 north – Gurdon
  15.1 24.3 AR 368 east
Bluff City 18.7 30.1 AR 299 south – Morris, Poison Springs State Park, White Oak Lake State Park
Ouachita   23.2 37.3 AR 368 west – Reader
Chidester 26.0 41.8 AR 57 south
  31.8 51.2 AR 76 west to AR 57 – Poison Springs State Park, White Oak Lake State Park
  38.2 61.5 US 278 – Camden, Rosston, Hope
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.