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Marshall, Oklahoma: Widest Main Street in USA

Old photos show it accommodating 16 cars driven side-by-side. Only four blocks long, and the town is mostly empty, accentuating it bleak "widest" charm. Other towns making the same claim include Keene, NH; Plains, KS; Newburgh, NY; and Greenwood, SC.

Address:
Main St., Marshall, OK
Directions:
Take OK-74E to town, then turn west onto Main St.
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Widest Main Street in USA.

Widest Main Street in USA

Marhall is a tiny town with wide streets. Main and the connecting streets look out of place in the near-ghost Oklahoma town.

[Willis, 01/09/2023]

Widest Main Street in USA.

Widest Main Street in USA

This town is eerie, with a lot of abandoned buildings along Main Street.

[T Wilson, 11/23/2022]
Widest Main Street in the USA

Marshall, Oklahoma, population now only 272 (in 2022), has the distinction of having the widest Main Street in the United States. It's just six feet short of being as wide as a football field.

[Steve Davis, 05/20/2022]

Built wide enough for a team of mules to make a U-turn. Old photos show it accommodating 16 cars driven side-by-side. The street is only four blocks long and your vehicle might be the only one on it; the town is mostly empty.


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