State Highway 24

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Paris, TX Regional Map

SH 24 travels northeast from IH 30 in Hunt County to Commerce and the Delta County seat of Cooper. Combining with SH 19, SH 24 heads north into Lamar County to end a 48.81-mile route in Downtown Paris.

SH 19 and SH 24 provide the main route from Paris southward to the regional centers of Greenville and Dallas. Part of a larger regional route system from Dallas to Ft. Smith and Northwestern Arkansas, the bulk of the 15.8-mile overlap for SH 19 and 24 constitutes a four-lane divided highway.

Texas State Highway 19 Texas State Highway 24 North
SH 19 & 24 combine west of Lake Creek and venture 1.7 miles northeast to County Road 4285. The state highway was four-laned here in the 1990s to accommodate heavy truck traffic. Photo taken 2005.
SH 19 & 24 north enter Lamar County across a series of bridges over flood relief channels and the North Sulphur River. Photo taken 2005.
Texas State Highway 19 Texas State Highway 24 South
U.S. 271 Business follows 1st Street south into Downtown Paris, where it meets U.S. 82 Business (Bonham Street / Grand Avenue) and the southbound beginning of SH 19 & 24 (1st Street SW) at the town square. Photo taken 2005.
SH 19 & 24 dog leg east along Hearne Avenue to connect with Church Street south, which leads the two south out of Paris. Photo taken 2005.
Confirming markers for SH 19 & 24 posted south of FM 1184. Speed limits along the four lane, divided highway are posted at 75 miles per hour. Photo taken 2005.
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Southbound at the split of SH 19 and 24. SH 24 angles southwest to Cooper and IH 30 at Commerce, while SH 19 runs southward to IH 30 at Sulphur Springs and eventually IH 45 at Huntsville. Photos taken 2005.
Texas State Highway 24 Business
SH 24 bypasses the small city of Cooper along a four-lane, divided highway while SH 24 business uses the previous route through Downtown. This view looks northbound on SH 24 Business (Dallas Avenue) at the intersection with FM 64. Photo taken 2005.
SH 24 Business (Dallas Avenue) meets the north end of FM 1528 (SW 1st Street) and west end of SH 154 in Downtown Cooper. SH 154 is a 120 mile route leading southeast to IH 20 at Marshall. Photo taken 2005.

Photo Credits:

2005 by Justin Cozart

Connect with:
Interstate 30
Loop 286

Page Updated 01-30-2018.