Farm to Market Road 361

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Farm to Market Road 361 marker

Farm to Market Road 361
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 7.2 mi[1] (11.6 km)
Existed: May 2, 1962 (1962-05-02)[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: FM 1994 in Long Point
  FM 2977
North end: SH 36 south of Pleak
Location
Counties: Fort Bend
Highway system
FM 360 FM 362

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.

Route description[edit]

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.[2]

History[edit]

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.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire highway is in Fort Bend County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Long Point 0.0 0.0 FM 1994 – Guy Southern terminus of FM 361
Fairchilds 4.0 6.4 Needville–Fairchilds Road
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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 361". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ Google (January 8, 2013). "Farm to Market Road 361" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 8, 2013.