Mississippi Highway 3

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Mississippi Highway 3 marker

Mississippi Highway 3
MS 3 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length119.401 mi[1] (192.157 km)
Major junctions
South end US 61 in Redwood
  US 49W from Yazoo City to Inverness
US 82 in Moorhead
US 49W from Sunflower to Tutwiler
US 278 in Marks
East end US 61 in Lake Cormorant
Location
CountiesDeSoto, Tunica, Tate, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Sunflower, Yazoo, Warren
Highway system
MS 2MS 4

Mississippi Highway 3 runs north–south from Newport to U.S. Route 49W near Inverness. For part of its duration, MS 3 is a concurrency with US 49 West. It travels approximately 119 miles (192 km), serving DeSoto, Tunica, Tate, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Sunflower, Yazoo, and Warren counties.

Locales on route[edit]

From north to south

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
WarrenRedwood US 61 – Vicksburg, Rolling ForkInterchange
Yazoo MS 433 – Satartia, Newtown
Yazoo City MS 16 / MS 149 – Louise, Yazoo CityInterchange
US 49W south to US 49 south / US 49E – Greenwood, JacksonInterchange; south end of US 49W overlap
Overlap with US 49W
Sunflower US 49W – Belzoni, Yazoo City, IndianolaNorth end of US 49W overlap
US 82 – Indianola, Greenwood
US 49WSouth end of US 49W overlap
Overlap with US 49W
TallahatchieTutwiler US 49W end / US 49 begin / US 49E south – GreenwoodNorth end of US 49W overlap; south end of US 49 overlap; US 49W north and US 49E merge into US 49
US 49 north – Clarksdale, MemphisNorth end of US 49 overlap
Quitman MS 322 westSouth end of MS 322 overlap
Lambert MS 322 east – Crowder, O'Keefe WMANorth end of MS 322 overlap
Marks US 278 / MS 6 – Clarksdale, Batesville
Sledge MS 714 west – Sledge
MS 315 – Sardis
PanolaCrenshaw MS 310 east – Como
Tate MS 4 east – SenatobiaSouth end of MS 4 overlap
Tunica MS 4 west – TunicaNorth end of MS 4 overlap
Banks To I-69 north – Robinsonville, HernandoProposed MS 713
DeSoto MS 304 east to I-69 northInterchange
US 61 – Walls, Memphis
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

Seal of Mississippi (2014–present).svg Mississippi portal Blank shield.svg U.S. Roads portal

References[edit]

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ "Mississippi Public Roads Selected Statistics" (PDF). Mississippi Department of Transportation. 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-03. Retrieved 2010-06-03.