Thoroughfare (disambiguation)

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A thoroughfare is a road or way for travel between places

A thoroughfare is a road or way connecting one location to another. On land a thoroughfare may refer to anything from a multi-lane highway with grade separated junctions, to a rough trail. Thoroughfares used by a variety of traffic, such as cars on roads and highways. On water a thoroughfare may refer to a strait, channel or waterway. The term may also refer to access to a route, distinct from the route itself. In other words, thoroughfare may refer to the legal right to use a particular way.

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Thoroughfare is a locality or small settlement located east of Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador. The post office closed in 1966 and mail was collected at British Harbour. The population was 62 in 1940.

Thoroughfare, Virginia Unincorporated community in Virginia, United States

Thoroughfare is an unincorporated community in western Prince William County, Virginia. Roughly located on Virginia State Route 55 about 1.5 miles West of Haymarket where the Norfolk Southern Railway tracks cross the road. The community thrived through the 1940s as a community founded by former slaves. As a place name, Thoroughfare is no longer in common use.

Thoroughfare Gap (Bull Run Mountain)

Thoroughfare Gap is a water gap in the Bull Run Mountains created by Broad Run between High Point Mountain to the north and Bisquit Mountain to the south. It is located on the border of Prince William and Fauquier counties in Virginia.

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