Texas State Highway 59

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State Highway 59 marker

State Highway 59
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 56.181 mi[1] (90.415 km)
Existed: before 1933 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 281 / US 380 / SH 114 / SH 199 at Jacksboro
 
North end: US 82 at St. Jo
Highway system
US 59 US 60

State Highway 59 or SH 59 is a state highway that runs from Jacksboro to St. Jo in Texas.

History[edit]

The original SH 59 was designated by 1926 between Palacios and Midfield. By 1928, this route was transferred to SH 58. By 1933, SH 59 was designated again between Bowie and Montague, with a proposed extension north to Nocona. By 1939, it was rerouted, so instead of going north from Montague to Nocona, it ran east from Montague to Saint Jo. In 1945, it was extended further south to near Jacksboro, with the final extension into Jacksboro in 1968 over previous SH 24, which had been rerouted farther south.

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Jack Jacksboro US 281 / US 380 / SH 114 Southern terminus
9.3 15.0 FM 1810
20.4 32.8 FM 2127
Clay Newport 21.4 34.4 FM 1288
Montague Bowie 32.8 52.8 US 287
33.9 54.6 US 81
34.1 54.9 FM 1816
37.0 59.5 FM 1758
Montague 44.3 71.3 FM 455
44.6 71.8 SH 175 / FM 1806
St. Jo 56.2 90.4 US 82 Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway No. 59". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Google (December 13, 2015). "Overview of SH 59" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 13, 2015.