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Texas United States #281 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
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0.0
View from highway
View from highway
Photo - Texas Highway #281 highway sign
0.1
0.1
Photo - Pharr highway sign
Photo - Pharr highway sign
City of Pharr, Texas.
0.1
0.1
Junction Spur #600. = Photo view from highway
Junction Spur #600. = Photo view from highway
East to Brownsville, Texas. West to Hidalgo, Texas. South to Mexico / USA border crossing at International Bridge. Note: Highway 281 East of this point is called the Texas Tropical Trail.
0.7
1.1
View from highway. - Photo Pharr, Texas
View from highway. - Photo Pharr, Texas
Downtown Pharr, Texas Business Area.
1.9
3.0
Junction Farm Road #3072.

2.4
3.9
Services at highway.
West side of highway - Fuel, diesel.
4.8
7.8
Hall Acres Road.
Services at highway - Fuel, diesel.
6.4
10.3
Sam Houston Road.
Services at highway.
6.8
11.0
Park Avenue.
West side of highway - Access to Pharr, Texas Chamber of Commerce, Tourist Information Center.
6.9
11.1
Junction Highway #83.
City of Pharr Business Loop.
7.5
12.0
Polk Avenue.
Polk Avenue.
City of Pharr, Texas.
7.8
12.5
Junction Highway #83.
East to cities of Harlingen, Texas, Brownsville, Texas. West to McAllen, Texas, Mission, Texas.
8.1
13.0
Junction Farm Road #495.

8.3
13.3
View from highway.
View from highway.

9.5
15.3
Junction Farm Road #3461.

10.6
17.0
Owassa Road.
West of highway - Access to city of Edinburg, Texas. Attractions in and around Edinburg, Texas: Southern Pacific Railroad Depot - Texas Historical Museum - University of Texas - Pan American - UTPA Art Galleries - Tejano Walk of Fame - Carmike Cinemas - Fiesta Edinburg - El Sal del Rey (Salt of The King) - Hidalgo County Veterans War Memorial.
14.5
23.3
Junction Highway #107.
University Drive. Access to Edinburg, Texas.
15.0
24.2
Junction Farm Road #2128.
Services at highway - Fuel, diesel.
16.1
25.9
Edinburg, Texas city limits.
Edinburg, Texas city limits.
Russell Road.
17.0
27.4
Monte Cristo Ridge Road.

17.5
28.2
Junction Highway #281 Business Route.

21.1
34.0
Junction Farm Road #2812.

21.9
35.3
Junction Farm Road #162.
El Cibolo Road. Access to State Prison.
25.0
40.2
Junction Farm Road #490.
Junction Farm Road #490.
West to community of McCook, Texas. East to community of Hargill, Texas.
30.8
49.6
Services at highway.
East side of highway - Fuel.
32.3
51.9
Junction Farm Road #1017.
West 17 miles to community of Puerto Rico, Texas. West 20 miles to community of La Reforma, Texas.
32.3
51.9
Junction Highway #106.
East to community of Lasarda, Texas and city of Raymondville, Texas.
32.3
51.9
Community of Linn.

32.5
52.3
Services at highway.
West side of highway - Fuel, diesel.
32.7
52.7
Community of San Manuel.
Services at East side of highway - Fuel.
47.9
77.1
Point of interest.
Southern boundary of Brooks County, Texas.
49.8
80.2
View from highway.
View from highway.

55.7
89.6
Junction Farm Road #755.
South 27 miles to community of Santa Elena, Texas.
55.7
89.6
Community of Rachel, Texas.
Services at highway.
57.4
92.4
Community of Encino, Texas.

58.0
93.3
Access to services.
Fuel, diesel.
69.5
111.8
View from highway - Roadside turnout. - Photo Brooks County, Texas rest area
View from highway - Roadside turnout. - Photo  Brooks County, Texas  rest area
Brooks County, Texas rest area - picnic tables, shelter, toilets.
75.3
121.2
Point of interest.
Crossing Baluarte Creek.
75.4
121.4
Truck weigh station.
East side of highway.
76.1
122.4
Junction Farm Road #3066.

76.1
122.4
Junction Farm Road #2191.
East of highway - Access to Brooks County Airport.
76.7
123.5
View from highway.
View from highway.

76.7
123.5
City of Falfurrias, Texas.
Southern boundary of city limits. Population 5927. Falfurrias, Texas was established 1883, Falfurrias is Spanish for 'Heart's Delight,' the name of a local wild flower.
77.7
125.1
Junction Highway #281 Business Route.
West side of highway.
78.9
126.9
Junction Highway #285.
Services at highway - Diesel. East to community of Riviera, Texas. West to Hebbronville, Texas. Note: Texas Tropical Trail leaves Highway 281 and joins Highway 285 West at this point.
79.0
127.1
Point of interest.
Crossing Palo Blanco Creek.
79.4
127.8
Point of interest.
Crossing Sivolo Creek.
79.5
127.9
Access to Business Route #281 South.

80.3
129.2
Junction Farm Road #1418.

81.3
130.9
Point of interest.
Entering Jim Wells County, Texas.
81.4
131.0
Point of interest.
Crossing Los Olmos Creek.
83.1
133.7
Community of La Gloria, Texas.

84.5
136.0
Junction Farm Road #1538.
West side of highway.
87.6
140.9
View from highway - Community of Premont, Texas - Photo Premont Texas highway sign
View from highway - Community of Premont, Texas - Photo  Premont Texas highway sign
Population 2772.
87.9
141.4
Services at highway.
East side of highway - Fuel, diesel.
88.5
142.5
Junction Highway #716.
West to communities of Cruz Calle, Texas, Concepcion, Texas.
93.2
150.0
Point of interest.
Crossing Jaboncillos Creek.
93.6
150.7
Point of interest.
Salado Creek.
101.0
162.6
Junction Highway #141.
East to community of King Ranch, Texas.
101.0
162.6
Junction Farm Road #2295.
West to communities of San Jose, Texas, Benavides, Texas.
101.3
163.0
View from highway.
View from highway.

103.3
166.2
Junction Farm Road #735.
West to Community of Palito Blanco, Texas.
103.6
166.7
Roadside turnout.
Roadside turnout.
West side of highway - picnic tables, shelter.
107.7
173.3
Junction Farm Road #2508.

107.7
173.3
Community of Ben Bolt .Texas

109.7
176.5
Services at highway.
West side of highway - Fuel.
110.5
177.8
Junction Farm Road #625.

111.1
178.8
Junction Farm Road #1930.

111.1
178.8
Junction Highway #281 Business Route.

114.4
184.1
Junction Farm Road #1554.

115.3
185.6
Junction Highways #44 & #359.
West to community of San Diego, Texas. East to Texas, Lipantitlan State Historical Park. East to city of Corpus Christi, Texas.Attractions in and around Corpus Christi: Art Museum of South Texas - Asian Cultures Museum - Bird Island Basin - Captain Clark's Flagship - Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens - Corpus Christi Greyhound Racetrack - Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History - Dolphin Connection - Funtrackers Amusement Park - Padre Island National Seashore - Mustang Island State Park - Selena Museum - Texas State Aquarium - Texas Surf Museum and Walk of Fame - The Ships of Christopher Columbus - USS Lexington.
115.3
185.6
City of Alice, Texas.

118.8
191.2
View from highway
View from highway
Junction Highway #281 Business Route. Access to city of Alice, Texas.
122.5
197.2
Junction Farm Road #2044.
East side of highway.
127.8
205.6
Access to Parking Area.
Both sides of highway.
130.6
210.1
View from highway.
View from highway.

132.2
212.7
View from highway.
View from highway.

134.4
216.3
Junction Farm Road #624.
Access to communities of Orange Grove, Texas, Cotulla, Texas. East access to Lipantitlan State Historical Park and Texas - Lake Corpus Christi State Park Campground. Camping: Campsites with water, electricity, and sewer; screened shelters; fishing piers, trailer dump station.
136.0
218.9
View from highway.
View from highway.

136.8
220.2
Point of interest.
Entering Live Oak County, Texas.
137.0
220.5
Point of interest.
Crossing Lagarto Creek.
139.2
224.0
View from highway.
View from highway.

140.3
225.8
Junction Farm Road #3162.
East to community of Lagarto. East to Corpus Christi State Park, Texas.
142.6
229.5
Point of interest.
Crossing Ramirena Creek.
145.4
234.0
Roadside turnout.
Both sides of highway - No services, paved.
145.6
234.3
View from highway.
View from highway.

155.2
249.8
Junction Highway #59 South.

155.8
250.7
Junction Highway #59 North.
North to city of Beeville, Texas. Access to Interstate 37. Access to Goliad State Park Campground.
156.5
251.9
City of George West. Texas
Population 2524.
156.6
252.0
Access to RV Park.

157.8
254.0
Access to Airport.
East side of highway.
162.5
261.5
Junction Farm Road #1042.
West to Simmons City, Texas.
165.2
265.8
View from highway - Photo Three Rivers, Texas Welcome highway sign
View from highway - Photo Three Rivers, Texas Welcome highway sign
Community of Three Rivers, Texas.
165.7
266.6
Junction Highway #72. Photo highway # 72 highway sign
Junction Highway #72. Photo highway # 72 highway sign
West to communities of Calliham, Texas, Tilden, Texas. North to city of San Antonio, Texas. West access via highway #72 to Choke Canyon State Park Campground ( south Shore Unit )& Canyon State Park Campground ( Calliham Unit )
165.7
266.7
Junction Highway #72.
Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide. For travel west via Texas highway # 72 see Milebymile.com Texas Road Map Travel Guide - City of Three Rivers to Fowlerton. -Se

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