List of U.S. Highways in Alabama

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The U.S. Highways in Alabama are the subset of the United States numbered highway system. These highways in the U.S. state of Alabama are maintained by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). There are 19 U.S. highways that travels through Alabama, totaling 3,852.85 miles (6,200.56 km). U.S. Route 31 (US 31) is the highway with the longest segment in Alabama, with 386.449 miles (621.929 km). The shortest is US 72 Alternate, crossing 68.3 miles (109.9 km) of North Alabama.[1] One former U.S. highway existed in Alabama: US 241. It traveled through the eastern part of the state. US 241 was replaced by US 280 and US 431 in 1954.[2]

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Number Length (mi)[1] Length (km) Southern or western terminus Northern or eastern terminus Formed Removed Notes
US 11 250.671 403.416 US 11/US 80 at the Mississippi state line near Cuba US 11 at the Georgia state line near Sulphur Springs US-11 closely follows the route of I-59 through Alabama. After entering the state from Mississippi, it heads northeast to Tuscaloosa. Near North Bibb, it joins I-20/I-59 until it splits in Bessemer. In Birmingham, it follows 3rd Avenue, then 1st Avenue. It then travels to the west and north of Gadsden, then through Fort Payne on its way to Georgia.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]
US 29 226.550 364.597 US 29 at the Florida state line near Flomaton US 29/SR 14 at the Georgia state line near Lanett US-29 enters the state from Florida near Flomaton. It travels concurrently with US 31 from Flomaton to Brewton, then continues easterly towards Andalusia, after which it meanders northeast to Troy. It then goes east, then north through Union Springs and Tuskegee, before joining I-85 through Auburn. It then splits from I-85, but continues to follow it through Valley and Lanett, crossing into Georgia at West Point.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20]
US 31 386.449 621.929 US 90 in Spanish Fort I-65/US 31 at the Tennessee state line near Ardmore US 31 is a north–south highway, closely following I-65 for the majority of its length. It begins in Spanish Fort. It then heads north to Bay Minette, then northwesterly along I-65 to Montgomery. It continues north through Birmingham and Decatur, and travels concurrently with I-65 from Athens to the Tennessee state line.[7][13][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34]
US 43 350.978 564.844 US 90 in Prichard US 43 at the Tennessee state line near Green Hill US 43 is a north–south highway in the western part of the state. It begins in Prichard and heads north through Saraland and Thomasville to Demopolis. It crosses I-20/I-59 and then goes through Tuscaloosa. It then continues north through Fayette and Hamilton, and eventually crosses the Tennessee River at The Shoals. It briefly follows US 72 west, but splits north toward Tennessee near Killen.[5][6][35][36][37][38][39][40][41][42][43][44]
US 45 59.181 95.243 US 98 in Mobile US 45 at the Mississippi state line near Yellow Pine US 45 begins at the Bankhead Tunnel in Mobile, then moves northwest out of the city to Prichard along Spring Hill Avenue and St. Stephens Road. It then heads northwest to Citronelle before passing into Mississippi north of Yellow Pine.[36][37][45]
US 72 167.211 269.100 US 72 at the Mississippi state line near Lime Kiln US 72 at the Tennessee state line near Bridgeport US 72 travels west to east in the northern part of the state, roughly following the Tennessee River. It enters the state from Mississippi and heads west to Tuscumbia. There, it turns north, crossing the river into Florence, while US 72 Alternate continues south of the river. Through Florence, it continues west along the north bank of the river through Athens and northern Madison before reaching Huntsville as University Drive. The highway then goes to Scottsboro, then to the northwest, crossing into Tennessee near Bridgeport on its way to Chattanooga.[34][43][44][46][47][48]

US 72 Alt.
68.3 109.9 US 72 south of Muscle Shoals I-565/US 72 in Huntsville US 72 Alternate splits from US 72 near Tuscumbia, and follows the south bank of the Tennessee River to Decatur. There, it crosses the river, and soon joins with I-565. Through Madison, it splits off and travels parallel to I-565, before rejoining to go through Huntsville. It re-joins US 72 on the east side of Huntsville.[33][34][43][47][49][50]
US 78 192.192 309.303 US 78 at the Mississippi state line near Bexar US 78/SR 8 at the Georgia state line near Muscadine US 78 is a west-to-east highway across central Alabama. Much of US 78 west of Birmingham is also the route for I-22. It enters the state from Mississippi and heads southeast, passing Hamilton, Winfield, and Jasper on its way to Birmingham. East of Birmingham, it closely follows I-20 through Pell City and Anniston to Georgia.[7][8][41][51][52][53][54][55]
US 80 218.621 351.836 US 11/US 80 at Mississippi state line near Cuba US 80/SR 22 at the Chattahoochee River/Georgia state line in Phenix City US 80 traverses Alabama's Black Belt in the southern third of the state. It enters from Mississippi near I-20/I-59 and heads east, traveling through Demopolis and Selma before reaching Montgomery. East of Montgomery, it travels to the south of I-85, traveling through Tuskegee and Phenix City before crossing the Chattahoochee River into Columbus, Georgia.[4][14][15][25][26][39][56][57][58][59][60]
US 82 239.895 386.074 US 82 at the Mississippi state line near Stafford US 82/SR 50 at the Chattahoochee River/Georgia state line in Eufaula US 82 cuts southeasterly across central Alabama. Entering from Columbus, Mississippi, it travels through Tuscaloosa on its way to Montgomery. It then travels through Union Springs before crossing into Georgia at Eufaula.[6][11][20][26][27][28][29][61][62][63]
US 84 231.682 372.856 US 84 at the Mississippi state line near Isney US 84/SR 38 at the Chattahoochee River/Georgia state line near Alaga US 84 travels west to east across southern Alabama. From Mississippi, it heads southeasterly to Monroeville, then Andalusia and Opp. From Opp, it bears northeast in a semi-circular pattern to Elba and Enterprise. It then continues southeasterly to Dothan and Bainbridge, Georgia.[17][23][38][64][65][66][67][68][69]
US 90 77.031 123.969 US 90 at the Mississippi state line near Grand Bay US 90 at the Perdido River/Florida state line near Seminole US-90 enters from Mississippi near I-10, and follows I-10's general path into downtown Mobile. It crosses Mobile Bay with the Bankhead Tunnel and the Cochrane–Africatown USA Bridge. It continues east across Baldwin County, staying to the south of I-10 before crossing the Perdido River into Florida.[22][36][70]
US 98 80.248 129.147 US 98 at the Mississippi state line near Wilmer US 98 at the Perdido River/Florida state line near Lillian US 98 enters the state from Mississippi to the west of Wilmer, and bears southeast to downtown Mobile. It crosses Mobile Bay with the Bankhead Tunnel and the Cochrane–Africatown USA Bridge. Upon reaching Spanish Fort, it turns south and follows the eastern coast of the bay until Barnwell. It then turns due east, traveling through Foley before crossing Perdido Bay into Florida.[22][36][71]
US 231 331 533 US 231 at the Florida state line near State Line US 231/US 431 at the Tennessee state line near Fisk US 231 winds from south to north across the eastern side of the state. From Florida, it goes north to Dothan, then northeast through Ozark and Troy to Montgomery. From there, it remains to the east of the Coosa River through Wetumpka and Sylacauga before crossing at Childersburg. It then winds through Pell City, Oneonta, and Arab before reaching Huntsville. In Huntsville, it follows Memorial Parkway, the major north–south thoroughfare through the city, and meets with US 431 before heading north to Tennessee.[8][19][26][27][30][31][34][47][52][65][66][72][73][74]
US 241 359 578 US 84/SR 52 in Dothan, Alabama US 241 at the Tennessee state line near Fisk 01930-01-011930 01954-01-011954 US 241 was a north–south highway in eastern Alabama. From Dothan, it followed the current US 431 north to Opelika, then followed US 280 to Sylacauga. From there, it followed SR 21 to Anniston, and then US 431's current route through Huntsville to Tennessee. It was decommissioned in favor of US 280 and US 431 in 1954.[2][75][76]
US 278 199.162 320.520 US 278 at the Mississippi state line near Sulligent US 278/SR 6 at the Georgia state line near Palestine US 278 travels from Mississippi to Georgia across the northern third of Alabama. It enters near Sulligent, and takes a sharp northwesterly turn in Guin, towards Hamilton. From Hamilton, it moves east to Cullman and Gadsden before reaching Georgia.[9][31][32][41][54][77][78][79][80]
US 280 141.256 227.329 I-20/I-59/US 31 in Birmingham US 280/SR 520 at the Chattahoochee River/Georgia state line in Phenix City US 280 begins in Birmingham and heads southeast, traveling through Sylacauga and Alexander City before reaching Auburn and its suburb Opelika. Through Opelika, it is briefly concurrent with I-85, before joining US 431 to Phenix City and Columbus, Georgia.[7][15][16][30][52][57][73][81][82]
US 331 103 166 US 331 at the Florida state line in Florala US 80/US 82 in Montgomery US 331 serves as a major highway from Alabama to beaches in northwest Florida. The highway enters Alabama from Florida near Florala and heads north through Opp and Luverne before reaching Montgomery.[17][18][26][83]
US 411 87.6 141.0 US 78 in Leeds US 411/SR 53 at the Georgia state line near Forney US 411 begins in Leeds, and generally follows I-59 traveling alongside it to its south. US 411 briefly travels concurrently with US 231 before Ashville, before traveling through the eastern part of Gadsden. After reaching Weiss Lake, US 411 turns due east, and it crosses into Georgia.[7][8][9][78][84]
US 431 341.824 550.112 US 231 in Dothan US 231/US 431 at the Tennessee state line near Fisk US 431 is north–south highway in eastern Alabama, traveling to the east of, and briefly concurrently with, US 231. It begins in Dothan and goes north along the Georgia state line through Eufaula and Phenix City. It then juts northwesterly to Opelika, before continuing north, eventually crossing I-20 near Anniston and I-59 near Gadsden. It then crosses Sand Mountain and Lake Guntersville before reaching Huntsville as Governors Drive. It joins with US 231 for its last 20 miles (32 km) into Tennessee.[9][15][16][47][53][54][57][62][65][74][85][86][87]
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References[edit]

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  4. ^ a b General Highway Map, Sumter County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  5. ^ a b General Highway Map, Greene County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  6. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Tuscaloosa County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  7. ^ a b c d e General Highway Map, Jefferson County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  8. ^ a b c d General Highway Map, St. Clair County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  9. ^ a b c d General Highway Map, Etowah County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  10. ^ General Highway Map, DeKalb County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  11. ^ a b General Highway Map, Bibb County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  13. ^ a b General Highway Map, Escambia County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  14. ^ a b General Highway Map, Macon County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  15. ^ a b c d General Highway Map, Lee County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  16. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Chambers County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  17. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Covington County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  18. ^ a b General Highway Map, Crenshaw County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  19. ^ a b General Highway Map, Pike County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  20. ^ a b General Highway Map, Bullock County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  23. ^ a b General Highway Map, Conecuh County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  24. ^ General Highway Map, Butler County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  25. ^ a b General Highway Map, Lowndes County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  26. ^ a b c d e General Highway Map, Montgomery County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  27. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Elmore County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  28. ^ a b General Highway Map, Autauga County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  29. ^ a b General Highway Map, Chilton County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  30. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Shelby County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  31. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Blount County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  32. ^ a b General Highway Map, Cullman County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  33. ^ a b General Highway Map, Morgan County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  34. ^ a b c d General Highway Map, Limestone County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  37. ^ a b General Highway Map, Washington County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  38. ^ a b General Highway Map, Clarke County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  39. ^ a b General Highway Map, Marengo County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  40. ^ General Highway Map, Fayette County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  41. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Marion County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  42. ^ General Highway Map, Franklin County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  43. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Colbert County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  44. ^ a b General Highway Map, Lauderdale County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  48. ^ General Highway Map, Jackson County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  50. ^ General Highway Map, Lawrence County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  53. ^ a b General Highway Map, Calhoun County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  54. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Cleburne County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  55. ^ General Highway Map, Walker County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  56. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 80" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  57. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Russell County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  58. ^ General Highway Map, Hale County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  59. ^ General Highway Map, Perry County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  60. ^ General Highway Map, Dallas County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  61. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 82" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  62. ^ a b General Highway Map, Barbour County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  63. ^ General Highway Map, Pickens County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  65. ^ a b c General Highway Map, Houston County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  66. ^ a b General Highway Map, Dale County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  67. ^ General Highway Map, Choctaw County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  68. ^ General Highway Map, Monroe County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  69. ^ General Highway Map, Coffee County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  71. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 98" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  72. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 231" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  73. ^ a b General Highway Map, Coosa County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  74. ^ a b General Highway Map, Marshall County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 24, 2008. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
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  78. ^ a b General Highway Map, Cherokee County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  79. ^ General Highway Map, Lamar County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  80. ^ General Highway Map, Winston County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  81. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 280" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  82. ^ General Highway Map, Tallapoosa County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008. 
  83. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 331" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  84. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 411" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  85. ^ Google (December 4, 2008). "Overview Map of US 431" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
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  87. ^ General Highway Map, Randolph County (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2008.