3,323 miles of paved roads
There are County Line Roads all across the US; at least three in MS. The one in Collinsville is 20 miles from Marion, the one in Preston is 42 miles, the one in Jackson is 108 miles.
USA - 3,717,811.29 square miles.
12,407 square miles.
roughly 850 miles
3.797 million mi²
Texas has the most miles of paved roads, i believe it's somewhere around 250,000 miles of paved roads
According to the most recent (2007) data available, there are 2,615,870 miles (4,209,835 km) of paved roads in the U.S.
Paved U.S. RoadsAccording to the most recent (2004) data, the percentage of the roads in the U.S. that are paved is 64.5%.
Miles of Paved Roads in the USAccording to the Federal Highway Administration 2008 statistics, there are 2,734,102 miles of paved public roads in the United Sates, with an additional 1,324,245 miles of unpaved public roads. This information can be found in Table HM-12 of "Highway Statistics 2008."
Yes, it is true that 94 percent of the United States are paved with asphalt.
Paved roads are important because it is straight and direct for cars to drive and it is good for the driver because it can take the right direction.
Woodward Avenue may have been the first road paved with CONCRETE in the US. That occurred in 1909. The earliest paved roads in the US date at least to the 1820s. Most US cities had paved roads by the 1880s and 90s. The oldest KNOWN paved road is a 7 1/2 mile route in Egypt, not far from Cairo. It was built 4,600 years ago. The 2nd oldest is in Ur, in Iraq, at least 4,000 years old.
Roads were necessary to the Roman republic for the same reasons that roads are necessary for us -- to get people and things from here to there. When we talk about the famous Roman roads, we are talking about the paved roads, rather than the earlier unpaved roads. The first paved road was the Appian way, which was built in 312 BC to speed up the movement of Roman troops to the front of the Second Samnite War (326-304 BC). The Roman Republic needed paved roads for military purposes. This need started when they expanded into Italy through wars with various Italian peoples. The paved roads also made the transport of supplies to the Roman military bases quicker and easier.
According to NCDOT, they MAINTAIN about 80,000 miles of highways, second, only to Texas. That, of course, doesn't include all paved roads such as some that are in subdivisions maintained by HOAs, municipalities, schools, private streets, etc... They also maintain 12,712 bridges which ranks them #13.