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Towns along Route 66

Complete information on all the villages, hamlets, towns & cities (including "ghost towns") located on U.S. 66

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A State by State detail of all the towns, villages & cities on Route 66: Full information on each of the towns and cities that are located along the alignment of Route-66. A State by State, Town by Town list. Click on each town to find out about its history, tourist attractions, sights, landmarks and lodging.

All the towns along US Route 66

Select a State and access each of Route 66 towns in that state:

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What towns does Route 66 go through?
All the Towns along U.S. 66

States and towns are listed from East to West.

Illinois

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Illinois

Towns located on the Illinois segment of Route 66

From East to West

Read all about Illinois.

There are several alignments of Route 66 through Illinois, below are those on the 1930-1977 alignment.

We have listed the 1926-1930 alignment towns further down because they lie on a separate alignment.

List of the 1926-30 Route 66 Towns from East to West

This segment lies between Springfield and Staunton west of the later 1930-77 US 66:

Route 66 Shield Mural in Pontiac Route 66
Route 66 Shield Mural in Pontiac, Illinois. Ivo Shandor

Missouri

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Misouri

Towns located on Route 66 in Missouri

From East to West

Click on the links below for complete information on each town and village: attractions, landmarks, history, trivia, US 66 classic sights.

Read more about Missouri, its places to see and things to do.

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Munger Moss Motel's classic neon sign

Munger Moss Motel's classic neon sign on Route 66 in Lebanon MO
Munger Moss Motel's classic neon sign on old Route 66 in Lebanon, Missouri, by

Kansas

Kansas

The Route 66 towns in Kansas

From East to West

There are only three towns on US 66 in the "Sunflower State":

Historic Rainbow Bridge on Route 66, it was built in 1923:

Bush Creek Arch Bridge on US 66 in Kansas
Historic Concrete Marsh Arch Bridge, or Bush Creek Bridge, Route 66, Riverton, Kansas

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma

Towns located on the Oklahoma segment of Route 66

Learn a bit more about OKLAHOMA: all the information on US 66 road alignment and "Mother Road" attractions.

Towns in Oklahoma on US 66, from East to West

A Modern "Muffler Man" in Tulsa (read more about Muffler Men on Route 66)

Buck Atom, a modern Muffler Man in Tulsa Oklahoma
Buck Atom, the Space Cowboy Muffler Man in Tulsa.

Texas

Texas

Towns and Cities along Route 66 in Texas

From East to West

TEXAS: a summary of the state and its main attractions. Click on the links of the towns below to visit their web pages and get complete information on their sights, landmarks, Route 66 must-see-sights, and more!

Historic CONOCO Tower Station, Shamrock Texas

Art Deco styled Conoco service station at Shamrock
Historic Place: Art-Deco Conoco service station and diner in Shamrock, Texas
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New Mexico

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New Mexico

Towns located on Route 66 in New Mexico

Listed East to West

Click on the link: New Mexico for full information on the history, climate and route 66 attractions in New Mexico.

Below are links to our pages on each of the towns along the alignment of US highway 66 across the state. Further down are those located on the old US 66 1926 to 1937 known as the Santa Fe Loop.

Main Alignment

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Santa Fe Loop

Towns in Black font are also located on the Main alignment.

Blue Swallow Motel, a classic in Tucumcari

Blue Swallow Motel and its neon sign
Blue Swallow Motel, Tucumcari US 66, NM

Arizona

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Arizona

Towns located on Route 66 in Arizona

From East to West

Read more about Route 66 in Arizona: its history, landmarks and sights.

The statue at the famous "Corner" in Winslow Arizona. Route 66

Standing on a Corner, mural and statue, Winslow, AZ. Route 66
The "Standin' on a Corner" mural and statue in Winslow, AZ,
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California

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California

Towns located on Route 66 in California

Read more about California, on Route 66, its attractions, historic sites, landmarks and more...

Three Must-See sights along Route 66 in California

  1. Wigwam Village #7 (San Bernardino)
  2. Santa Monica Pier (Santa Monica)
  3. Cucamonga Richfield Service Station (1915)
  4. Roy's Cafe and Motel (Amboy)

California towns listed from East to West

The "End of the Trail" sign on Santa Monica Pier

The end of the trail sign of Route 66 on the pier in Santa Monica
"End of the Trail" sign in Santa Monica, CA.


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