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Old 06-12-2019, 10:13 AM
 
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On 80 in Vallejo, CA, you will see a sign for Ocean City, MD.
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Old 06-12-2019, 10:28 AM
 
Location: The City
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On 80 in Vallejo, CA, you will see a sign for Ocean City, MD.


which is weird as 80 ends at NYC and never goes to OC MD
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Old 06-12-2019, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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The farthest I've ever seen personally is just south of Jacksonville, FL. There's a sign on I-95 that has Miami 300 and some odd miles away (Daytona Beach is listed first). But after Daytona Beach, there are still populated areas to go through before you get to Miami (Titusville, Melbourne, West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale).
I believe there's a sign near Rocky Mount, NC along I-95 that has Miami on it. That's about 830 miles.
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Old 06-12-2019, 10:36 AM
 
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which is weird as 80 ends at NYC and never goes to OC MD
I think its bc 80 and 50 share the portion running through Solano county. That's my guess.
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Old 06-12-2019, 11:00 AM
 
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While visiting St. Louis, I did see a sign near one of the interstates for Tulsa, OK, which seemed a little far for me..
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Old 06-12-2019, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Wonderland
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When we were in the Sedona and Flagstaff area in AZ recently, I was amused to see signs for places in California. I mean, it's about 465 miles from Flagstaff to Los Angeles but I kept seeing signs that said "Los Angeles." OK.

But I found out the true meaning of "desolate beauty" when I started driving around the deserts of AZ. I started thinking, "I think an AZ mile must be longer than any other state's miles." Coming from a Texan, that's saying something.
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Old 06-12-2019, 11:18 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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There used to be a sign for Miami, Florida near Richmond Virginia on I-95. They took off the Miami part about 10 or so years ago, I believe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richmo...95_exit_52.jpg
I actually remember seeing this in 2017. I think it might have been just south of Richmond where I saw it, and it definitely stuck out when I saw it. Somebody who lives in the Richmond area would have to confirm if it is still there! That is 945 miles!
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Old 06-12-2019, 06:59 PM
 
Location: The Middle West
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In Youngstown, OH/ eastern Ohio along I-80, you see signs referencing New York City. Which I guess makes sense because there's no major city between Youngstown and New York on that interstate. Still, that's referencing a city on the east coast from a Midwestern city, and you have to drive through the entire state of Pennsylvania, as well as New Jersey to get there.

The I-57 one where you see signs for Memphis in the Chicago area is also pretty crazy.

Edit: Whoops, didn't read OP's full post lol. The Youngstown one was already referenced

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Old 06-12-2019, 07:19 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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In Youngstown, OH/ eastern Ohio along I-80, you see signs referencing New York City. Which I guess makes sense because there's no major city between Youngstown and New York on that interstate. Still, that's referencing a city on the east coast from a Midwestern city, and you have to drive through the entire state of Pennsylvania, as well as New Jersey to get there.
Interesting and surprising fact that once you get east of Toledo, OH, the only city on I-80 that has over 100,000 people is Paterson, NJ. Maybe the signs should point there
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Old 06-12-2019, 07:23 PM
 
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Around El Paso is an interstate sign that says something like "Beaumont 830 miles."
I immediately thought of this sign when I saw the post. I think that this is probably one of the furthest.
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