Farm to Market Road 1463

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Farm to Market Road 1463 marker

Farm to Market Road 1463
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length 7.349 mi[1] (11.827 km)
Major junctions
South end FM 1093 / FM 359 near Fulshear
  I-10 in Katy
North end US 90 in Katy
Location
Counties Fort Bend
Highway system
FM 1462 FM 1464

Farm to Market Road 1463 (FM 1463) is a 7.349-mile (11.827 km) farm to market road in Fort Bend County, Texas.[1]

Route description

FM 1463 begins in rural Fort Bend county, at an intersection with FM 1093 / FM 359.[2] The route travels north through rural areas of Fort Bend County before entering Katy. It has a junction with IH 10 at its Exit #740. After crossing the interstate, the route continues through Katy, passing Katy High School, before ending at an intersection with US 90 near the Waller County and Harris County lines.[1]

History

FM 1463 was first designated on July 22, 1949, along its current routing; its purpose was to connect Katy to the community of Flewellen.[1] The community. near the intersection of FM 1093, FM 359, and FM 1463, existed at least through the 1980s.[3] However, it does not currently appear on TxDOT's maps.[2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Fort Bend County.

Location mi[4] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 FM 1093 / FM 359 – Fulshear Southern terminus
Katy 6.7 10.8 I-10 (Katy Fwy.) – San Antonio, Houston I-10 west exit 740.
7.4 11.9 US 90 (Highway Blvd.) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ a b c d Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1463". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
  2. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 541. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved 2011-01-13. [dead link]
  3. ^ Stephen L. Hardin. "Flewellen, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
  4. ^ Google (2011-01-13). "Overview map of Farm to Market Road 1463 Distances Between Interchanges" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
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