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State Highway 283 or SH 283 is a Texas state highway that runs from U.S. Highway 380 at Old Glory southeast to U.S. Highway 277 near Stamford. This route was originally designated on September 26, 1939 from the Oklahoma state line south through Quanah, Crowell, Benjamin, and Rule to Sagerton as a renumbering of part of SH 16. On July 31, 1975, the entire route was transferred to SH 6, while SH 283 was transferred from the old route of SH 6 from Stamford northwest to Old Glory.

State Highway 283 marker

State Highway 283
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length11.784 mi[1] (18.965 km)
Existedby 1939–present
Major junctions
West end US 380
East end US 277 in Stamford
Highway system
SH 282SH 284

Route descriptionEdit

SH 283 begins at a junction with US 380. It heads southeast from this junction to an intersection with FM 1835. The highway continues to the southeast to an intersection with FM 1661. Heading towards the southeast, the highway continues to a junction with SH 6. SH 283 begins to run concurrently with SH 6 until it reaches its eastern terminus at US 277 in Stamford.

Junction listEdit

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Stonewall  US 380
  FM 1835
Haskell  FM 1661
  SH 6West end of SH 6 concurrency
Stamford   US 277 / SH 6East end of SH 6 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway No. 283". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-06-15.