U.S. Route 56 facts for kids
|Length:||640 mi (1,030 km)|
|Existed:||1957 – present|
|West end:||I-25 Bus. / US 412 / NM 21 at Springer, NM|
|East end:||US 71 at Kansas City, MO|
|States:||New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri|
United States Numbered Highways
U.S. Route 56 (US 56) is an east–west United States highway. It goes for 640 miles (1,030 km) in the Midwestern United States. The highway's eastern endpoint is at U.S. Route 71 in Kansas City, Missouri. Its western endpoint is at Interstate 25 Business in Springer, New Mexico. Much of it follows the Santa Fe Trail.
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Scranton, Kansas on US 56, in 1974
U.S. Route 56 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.