Highway Designation File

Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority


Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
37.212 2010

FARM TO MARKET ROAD NO. 171

Minute Order 021215, dated 06/11/1945  (Date of Agreement)

From SH 148 south of Charlie to Byers.  New Designation.



Minute Order 021215, dated 06/11/1945 (Date of Agreement)

From Byers to SH 148 south of Charlie; and thence southwestward to the Clay/Wichita County line.  Extended from SH 148 south of Charlie southwestward to the Clay/Wichita County line.



Minute Order 021215, dated 06/24/1945  (Date of Agreement)

From Byers to SH 148 south of Charlie; and thence southwestward to Wichita Falls.  Extended from Clay/Wichita County Line to Wichita Falls.



Minute Order 042851, dated 10/31/1957; Adm. Cir. 049-1957, dated 12/01/1957

From Wichita Falls, northeastward and eastward to SH 79 in Byers; and from another point on SH 79 in Byers, eastward a total distance of approximately 29.6 miles.  (Wichita and Clay Counties)  Extended approx. 2.9 miles from SH 79 eastward.



Adm. Auth., dated 11/07/1958; Adm. Cir. 008-1959, dated 01/01/1959

From US 287 at the intersection of North Scott Ave and Lincoln St, northeastward along Lincoln St to a point on SL 165; and from another point on SL 165 at Houston and Jefferson Sts, northeastward and eastward to SH 79 in Byers; and from another point on SH 79 in Byers, eastward, a total distance of approximately from 29.8 miles.  (Wichita and Clay Counties) Section from SL 165 at Houston and Jefferson Sts, southwestward to old location of US 281, cancelled, a decrease of approx. 0.1 mile; section along Lincoln St from US 287 to SL 165 made a part of this route, adding approx. 0.3 mile, a net increase of approx. 0.2 mile.



Minute Order 051109, dated 05/02/1962; Adm. Cir. 081-1962, dated 06/01/1962

From US 287 at the intersection of North Scott Ave and Lincoln St in Wichita Falls, northeastward along Lincoln St to SL 165; and from another point on SL 165 at Houston and Jefferson Sts, northeastward and eastward to SH 79 in Byers; and from another point on SH 79 in Byers, eastward and southward to a county road, a total distance of approximately 32.7 miles.  (Wichita and Clay Counties)  Extended southward approximately 2.5 miles.



Minute Order 051833, dated 09/25/1962, and Minute Order 054252, dated 04/24/1964; Adm. Cir. 055-1964, dated 5/01/1964

From SL 370 in Wichita Falls, northeastward along Lincoln St to SH 240; and from another point on SH 240 at Houston and Jefferson St northeastward and eastward to SH 79 in Byers; and from another point on SH 79 in Byers, eastward and southward to a county road, a total distance of approximately 32.7 miles.  (Wichita and Clay Counties)  Redescribed due to renumbering of highways in Wichita Falls.



Minute Order 056069, dated 06/01/1965; Adm. Cir. 078-1965, dated 08/15/1965

From SL 370 in Wichita Falls, northeastward along Lincoln St to SH 240; and from another point on SH 240 at Houston and Jefferson St, northeastward and eastward to SH 79 in Byers; and from another point on SH 79 in Byers, southeastward to FM 2332, a total distance of approximately 37.4 miles.  (Wichita and Clay Counties)  Extended eastward and southward approximately 4.6 miles to FM 2332.



Minute Order 105686, dated 06/27/1995; DesLtr 03-1995, dated 06/30/1995

From UR 890 in Wichita Falls, northeastward and eastward to SH 79 in Byers; and from another point on SH 79 in Byers, southeastward to FM 2332, a total distance of approx. 34.692 miles.  (Wichita and Clay Counties) New description; mileage from BU 287-J northward to UR 890 transferred to US 171.



Minute Order 105686, dated 06/27/1995; DesLtr 03-1995, dated 06/30/1995

From UR 890 in Wichita Falls, northeastward and eastward to SH 79 in Byers; and from another point on SH 79 in Byers, southeastward to FM 2332, a total distance of approx. 34.692 miles. (Wichita and Clay Counties) Mileage from BU 287-J northward to UR 890 transferred to UR 171.