Nebraska Highway 23

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Nebraska Highway 23 marker

Nebraska Highway 23
Nebraska Highway 23 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NDOR
Length: 159.91 mi[1] (257.35 km)
Major junctions
West end: SH 23 at Venango
  N-61 in Grant
US 83 north of Wellfleet
US 283 in Elwood
East end: US 6 / US 34 at Holdrege
Counties: Perkins, Lincoln, Frontier, Dawson, Gosper, Phelps
Highway system
N-22 N-24

Nebraska Highway 23 is a highway in southwestern Nebraska. Its western terminus is on the Colorado border at Venango, where the highway continues west as Colorado State Highway 23. Its eastern terminus is at Holdrege at an intersection with U.S. Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 34.

Route description[edit]

Nebraska Highway 23 begins at the Colorado border at Venango. It goes northeasterly through farmland towards Grant, where it meets Nebraska Highway 61. After a brief concurrency, NE 23 and NE 61 separate and NE 23 continues east. Near Wallace, NE 23 meets Nebraska Highway 25. It continues east and near Wellfleet, meets U.S. Highway 83. NE 23 turns south with US 83 and continues south until near Maywood, where they separate. After going east through Maywood, NE 23 continues east and meets Nebraska Highway 18 at Curtis. After a brief segment going north, it passes Moorefield and continues on through Farnam. Near Farnam, NE 23 meets Nebraska Highway 47 and turns southeasterly. It passes through Eustis and meets Nebraska Highway 21. It continues southeasterly and meets U.S. Highway 283 in Elwood. It continues in a southeastern direction through Smithfield, Bertrand, and Loomis and ends at an intersection with US 6 and US 34 at the western end of Holdrege.[1][2]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Perkins Venango 0.00 0.00 SH 23 west Western terminus
Grant 18.29 29.43 N-61 north (Central Avenue) West end of N-61 overlap
21.38 34.41 N-61 south East end of N-61 overlap
Lincoln Wallace 49.25 79.26 N-25
70.41 113.31 US 83 north West end of US 83 overlap
Frontier Maywood 84.06 135.28 US 83 south East end of US 83 overlap
Curtis 91.55 147.34 N-18 east (Center Avenue)
No major junctions
Dawson Farnam 113.11 182.03 N-47 north (South Lake Avenue)
Frontier Eustis 122.77 197.58 N-21 north
Gosper Elwood 132.53 213.29 US 283 (Smith Avenue)
Phelps Holdrege 159.91 257.35 US 6 / US 34 (West 4th Avenue) Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c "Nebraska Highway Reference Log Book" (PDF). Nebraska Department of Roads. 2015. pp. 79–81. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ Google (2010-11-03). "overview of Nebraska Highway 23" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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