1926 Arkansas state highway numbering

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AR 12 historic shieldAR 112 historic shield
1926 era Highway markers for AR 12 and AR 112
A map of highways in the state of Arkansas, 1926
System information
Formed 1926
Highway names
US Highways National Road nn
State State Road nn
System links

In 1926, Arkansas renumbered its highways into a more traditional format. The system to be replaced was established in 1924 as Arkansas' first comprehensive highway plan.[1] Roads were designated as "primary federal aid roads", "secondary federal aid roads", or "connecting state roads". The Arkansas State Highway Commission implemented the system of United States Numbered Highways also around 1926, and thus Arkansas decided to number its highways instead of using the "letter-nn" format. This resulted in the first true numbering of state highways in Arkansas. Note that the numbers 61, 63, 64, 65, 67, 70, and 71 conflicted with U.S. Route designations, so there were no highways with these numbers, and no future highways could be numbered 165 or 167 as they conflicted with U.S. Route designations. The highest number was 115, reserving 116 and up for future use.

1924 designation meaning
A1-A9 Primary federal aid roads
B1-B43 Secondary federal aid roads
C1-C46 Connecting state roads
This article is part of the
highway renumbering series.
Alabama 1957
Arkansas 1926
California 1964
Colorado 1968
Connecticut 1932, 1963
Florida 1945
Indiana 1926
Iowa 1926, 1969
Louisiana 1955
Maine 1933
Massachusetts 1933
Minnesota 1934
Missouri 1926
Montana 1932
Nebraska 1926
Nevada 1976
New Jersey 1927, 1953
New Mexico 1988
New York 1927, 1930
North Carolina 1934, 1937, 1940, 1961
Ohio 1923, 1927, 1962
South Carolina 1928, 1937
Texas 1939
Utah 1962, 1977
Virginia 1923, 1928, 1933, 1940, 1958
Washington 1964
Wisconsin 1926
Wyoming 1927

1926 routes[edit]

New designation From To
State Road 1 McGehee Near Corning
State Road 2 Texarkana Leland
State Road 3 Louisiana Cunningham Corner
State Road 4 Oklahoma Arkansas City
State Road 5 North Little Rock Missouri
State Road 6 Y City Pine Bluff
State Road 7 Camden Harrison
State Road 8 Oklahoma Eudora
State Road 9 Camden Mammoth Spring
State Road 10 Greenwood Little Rock
State Road 11 Pansy Hardy
State Road 12 Oklahoma Ash Flat
State Road 13 Louisiana Near Pine Bluff
State Road 14 Omaha Near Marked Tree
State Road 15 Louisiana England
State Road 16 Near Siloam Springs Marion
State Road 17 Indian Bay Newport
State Road 18 Diaz Barfield
State Road 19 Louisiana Delight
State Road 20 Near Monroe Mississippi River near Westover
State Road 21 Near Clarksville Missouri
State Road 22 Fort Smith Dardanelle
State Road 23 Waldron Oak Hill
State Road 24 Lockesburg Camden
State Road 25 Wooster Missouri
State Road 26 Dierks Near Arkadelphia
State Road 27 Ben Lomond Kirby
State Road 28 Oklahoma Ola
State Road 29 Louisiana Blevins
State Road 30 Near Little Rock De Witt
State Road 31 Near Sherrill Beebe
State Road 32 Oklahoma Near Fulton
State Road 33 Near Roe Tupelo
State Road 34 Near Walnut Ridge Piggott
State Road 35 Gaines Landing Benton
State Road 36 Hamlet Searcy
State Road 37 McCrory Grubbs
State Road 38 Desarc Cotton Plant
State Road 39 Paragould Saint Francis
State Road 40 Marked Tree Osceola
State Road 41 De Queen Texas
State Road 42 Near Parkin Beedeville
State Road 43 Missouri Boxley
State Road 44 Near Gillett Near Helena
State Road 45 Near Hindsville Oklahoma
State Road 46 Near Tulip Prattsville
State Road 47 Rogers Missouri
State Road 48 Near Tulip Ferindale
State Road 49 Near Helena Elaine
State Road 50 Widener Chatfield
State Road 51 Arkadelphia near Prescott
State Road 52 Near Berlin Empire
State Road 53 Gurdon Bluff City
State Road 54 Dumas Back Gate
State Road 55 Mineral Springs Fulton
State Road 56 Hedges Ash Flat
State Road 57 Stephens Near Mount Holly
State Road 58 Near Melbourne Williford
State Road 59 Eudora Louisiana
State Road 60 Perryville Conway
State Road 62 Near Mammoth Spring Near Paragould
State Road 66 Leslie Mountain View
State Road 68 Springdale Near Marble
State Road 69 Melbourne Batesville
State Road 72 Bentonville Near Eureka Springs
State Road 73 Allbrook Hope
State Road 74 Winslow Crosses
State Road 75 Turrell Near Widener
State Road 76 Onyx Near Ava
State Road 77 Missouri Athelstan
State Road 78 Wheatley Near Moro
State Road 79 Missouri Cave City
State Road 80 Oklahoma Near Prairie Grove
State Road 81 Near McArthur Arkansas City
State Road 82 Near Lodge Corner De Witt
State Road 83 Monticello University of Arkansas at Monticello
State Road 84 Kirby Perla
State Road 85 Barton Lake View
State Road 86 Oklahoma Gillham
State Road 87 Bradford Pleasant Plains
State Road 88 Oklahoma Mena
State Road 89 Cabot Lonoke
State Road 90 Near Rector Missouri
State Road 91 Near Walnut Ridge Near Jonesboro
State Road 92 Near Springfield Plumerville
State Road 93 Missouri Dalton
State Road 94 Rogers Spring Valley
State Road 95 Clinton Morrilton
State Road 96 Greenwood Bloomer
State Road 97 Walnut Ridge Near Walnut Ridge
State Road 98 Altus Roseville
State Road 99 Summers Oklahoma
State Road 100 US 71 in Bentonville Route 88 at the Missouri state line
State Road 101 Henderson Missouri
State Road 102 Gravette Maysville
State Road 103 Near Sand Gap Western Grove
State Road 104 Pine Bluff Sulphur Springs
State Road 105 Near Hector Atkins
State Road 106 Gregory Grays
State Road 107 Gravette Gentry
State Road 108 Jacksonville Near Jacksonville
State Road 109 Near Ozark Magazine
State Road 110 Botkinburg Shirley
State Road 111 Near Alexander Alexander
State Road 112 Fayetteville Tontitown
State Road 113 Poyen Leola
State Road 114 Near Meroney Gould
State Road 115 Thornton El Dorado

References[edit]

  1. ^ McLaren, Christie. "Arkansas Highway History and Architecture, 1910-1965." Article. Archived 2011-06-02 at the Wayback Machine. Page 10. Retrieved August 20, 2010.