Farm to Market Road 1488

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Farm to Market Road 1488 marker

Farm to Market Road 1488
Route information
Length41.16 mi[1] (66.24 km)
Major junctions
West end
Bus. US 290 in Hempstead
East end I-45 near Conroe
Highway system
FM 1487FM 1489

Farm to Market Road 1488, or FM 1488, is a state-maintained farm-to-market road in the U.S. state of Texas. Its western terminus is at an intersection with Business U.S. Highway 290 in Hempstead and travels east-northeast, ending at Interstate 45 between The Woodlands and Conroe. The road travels through rural parts of Waller, Harris, and Montgomery counties and directly through the town of Magnolia.


FM 1488 as designated in 1949 from US 290 (now a business route) to FM 1098. In 1952, FM 1488 extended to US 75 (now I-45). In 1968, part of the old location of FM 149 was transferred to FM 1488.[1]

Junction list[edit]

Bus. US 290 – Prairie View, Waller, Hockley
US 290 / SH 6 – Houston, Austin
FM 1098
FM 1736
FM 362 south
No major junctions
Waller FM 362 north
MontgomeryMagnolia FM 1774 – Pinehurst
FM 149
FM 2978Honea Egypt Corner
SH 242
I-45 – ConroeI-45 exit 81.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1488". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation.