Missouri Route 64

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Route 64
Route information
Maintained by MoDOT
Length 51.290 mi [1] (82.543 km)
Existed 1922 – present
Major junctions
West endMO-254.svg Route 254 near Pomme de Terre Lake
 
East endMO-5.svg Route 5 in Lebanon
Highway system
I-64.svg I-64 US 65 US 65.svg

Route 64 is a highway in central Missouri with endpoints of Route 254 south of Hermitage and Route 5 in Lebanon.

Missouri State of the United States of America

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.

Hermitage, Missouri City in Missouri, United States

Hermitage is a city in Hickory County, Missouri, United States, on the Pomme de Terre River. The population was 467 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Hickory County. The John Siddles Williams House on Museum Street in Hermitage, on the National Register of Historic Places since 1980, houses the Hickory County Historical Society Museum and Research Room.

Lebanon, Missouri City in Missouri, United States

Lebanon is a city in Laclede County, Missouri, United States. The population was 14,474 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Laclede County. The Lebanon Micropolitan Statistical Area consists of Laclede County.

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Route 64 is one of the original 1922 state highways and originally ran between Preston and Collins. It would eventually be moved further to the south with its older alignment becoming U.S. Route 54. It would also be extended east. It is also only one of two Missouri state highways bearing the same number as an Interstate highway in Missouri.

Preston, Missouri Village in Missouri, United States

Preston is a village in Hickory County, Missouri, United States. The population was 223 at the 2010 census.

Collins, Missouri Village in Missouri, United States

Collins is a village in St. Clair County, Missouri, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census.

Major intersections

CountyLocationmi [1] kmDestinationsNotes
Hickory 0.0000.000MO-254.svg Route 254  Hermitage, Galmey Western terminus
0.8951.440MO-supp-RD.svg Route RDEastern terminus of Route RD
Nemo 3.1285.034MO-supp-D.svgMO-supp-NN.svgUS 65.svg Route D / Route NN to US 65  Preston Western terminus of Route NN
5.5928.999MO-64B.svg Route 64B  Pomme de Terre State Park Southern terminus of Route 64B
Pittsburg 7.27611.710MO-supp-J.svg Route JEastern terminus of Route J
8.04012.939MO-supp-RA.svg Route RAWestern terminus of Route RA
HickoryPolk
county line
9.33115.017MO-supp-TT.svg Route TTEastern terminus of Route TT
Polk 12.61520.302MO-supp-D.svgMO-supp-RB.svg Route D / Route RB Polk Northern terminus of Route RB, Southern is D
15.94525.661MO-supp-HH.svgUS 65.svg Route HH to US 65 Southern terminus of Route HH
17.98428.942MO-supp-P.svg Route P Halfway Northern terminus of Route P
Dallas Louisburg 21.95635.335US 65.svg US 65  Urbana, Buffalo
24.21438.969MO-supp-U.svg Route USouthern terminus of Route U
25.74041.425MO-73.svg Route 73  Buffalo, Tunas
28.77546.309MO-supp-T.svg Route T Lead Mine Southern terminus of Route T
32.03351.552MO-supp-K.svg Route K Windyville Northern terminus of Route K
Laclede 40.89165.808MO-64A.svg Route 64A  Bennett Springs Eastern terminus of Route 64A
46.97775.602MO-supp-KK.svg Route KKEastern terminus of Route KK
48.18477.545MO-supp-AA.svg Route AASouthern terminus of Route AA
Lebanon 51.29182.545MO-5.svgMO-32.svg Route 5 / Route 32  Camdenton Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Route 64 is the only remaining Missouri highway with lettered branches.

Route 64A

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Route 64A
Location Bennett Spring State Park
Length 1.509 mi [1] (2.429 km)

Route 64A is a 1.5-mile-long (2.4 km) spur off Route 64 which ends in Bennett Spring State Park. When Route 64 was on its old alignment, another Route 64A went north to the Benton/Hickory county line and is now part of Route 83.

Bennett Spring State Park

Bennett Spring State Park is a public recreation area located in Bennett Springs, Missouri, twelve miles (19 km) west of Lebanon on Highway 64 in Dallas and Laclede counties. It is centered on the spring that flows into the Niangua River and gives the park its name. The spring averages 100 million gallons of daily flow. The park offers fly fishing, camping, canoeing, hiking, and other activities.

Benton County, Missouri County in the United States

Benton County is a county located in the west central part of the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 19,056 as of the 2010 Census. Its county seat is Warsaw. The county was organized January 3, 1835, and named for U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri.

Hickory County, Missouri County in the United States

Hickory County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,627. Its county seat is Hermitage. The county was organized February 14, 1845, and named after President Andrew Jackson, whose nickname was "Old Hickory." The Pomme de Terre Dam, a Corps of Engineers facility, is located three miles south of Hermitage and forms Lake Pomme de Terre by damming the Pomme de Terre River and Lindley Creek. The county is also home to Lucas Oil Speedway at Wheatland that includes a major circle dirt racing track, an off-road racing track as well as a large man-made water drag racing facility. Truman Reservoir, also a Corps of Engineers facility, floods the Pomme de Terre Reservoir from the northern border of the county southward to the city limits of Hermitage.

The entire route is in Bennett Spring State Park.

Countymi [1] kmDestinationsNotes
Laclede 0.0000.000Bennett Springs State Park Road 22Western terminus
0.0240.039MO-supp-OO.svg Route OONorthern terminus of Route OO
Dallas
No major junctions
Laclede 1.5092.429MO-64.svgMO-73.svg Route 64 to Route 73  Lebanon Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Route 64B

MO-64B.svg

Route 64B
Location Pomme de Terre State Park
Length 2.257 mi [1] (3.632 km)

Route 64B is a 2.2-mile-long (3.5 km) spur off Route 64 between Nemo and Pittsburg. It ends at Pomme de Terre Lake.

Nemo is an unincorporated community in Hickory County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Pittsburg, Missouri community in Missouri

Pittsburg is an unincorporated community in Hickory County, Missouri, United States. It is located approximately ten miles south of Hermitage on Route 64. The community lies on the shores of Pomme de Terre Lake.

Pomme de Terre Lake lake in the United States of America

Pomme de Terre Lake is located in southwest Missouri at the confluence of Lindley Creek and the Pomme de Terre River. The lake is located in southern Hickory and northern Polk counties, about 50 miles (80 km) north of Springfield. The name is French and literally translated means "Apple of the earth", which in English is a potato.

The entire route is in Hickory County.

Locationmi [1] kmDestinationsNotes
Pomme de Terre State Park 0.0000.000 Pomme de Terre State Park Western terminus at park entrance
2.2573.632MO-64.svg Route 64 Nemo, Pittsburg Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Missouri Department of Transportation (November 8, 2012). MoDOT HPMAPS (Map). Missouri Department of Transportation. Retrieved November 8, 2012.