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Farm to Market Road 1463

Farm to Market Road 1463 (FM 1463) is a 7.349-mile (11.827 km) farm to market road in Fort Bend County, Texas.[1]

Farm to Market Road 1463 marker

Farm to Market Road 1463
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length7.349 mi[1] (11.827 km)
Major junctions
South end FM 1093 / FM 359 near Fulshear
  I-10 in Katy
North end US 90 in Katy
Location
CountiesFort Bend
Highway system
FM 1462FM 1464

Route descriptionEdit

FM 1463 begins in rural Fort Bend county, at an intersection with FM 1093 / FM 359.[2] The route travels north through rural areas of Fort Bend County before entering Katy. It has a junction with IH 10 at its Exit #740. After crossing the interstate, the route continues through Katy, passing Katy High School, before ending at an intersection with US 90 near the Waller County and Harris County lines.[1]

HistoryEdit

FM 1463 was first designated on July 22, 1949, along its current routing; its purpose was to connect Katy to the community of Flewellen.[1] The community. near the intersection of FM 1093, FM 359, and FM 1463, existed at least through the 1980s.[3] However, it does not currently appear on TxDOT's maps.[2]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Fort Bend County.

Locationmi[4]kmDestinationsNotes
0.00.0   FM 1093 / FM 359 – FulshearSouthern terminus
Katy6.710.8  I-10 (Katy Fwy.) – San Antonio, HoustonI-10 west exit 740.
7.411.9  US 90 (Highway Blvd.)Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1463". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
  2. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 541. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved 2011-01-13.[dead link]
  3. ^ Stephen L. Hardin. "Flewellen, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
  4. ^ Google (2011-01-13). "Overview map of Farm to Market Road 1463 Distances Between Interchanges" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-01-13.