Texas Safety Rest Areas feature a number of benefits designed to better serve travelers in Texas.

Each of the state's 80 Safety Rest Areas feature restrooms that are open 24 hours daily. Most rest areas have attendants on duty 24 hours a day. The remaining facilities have attendants on duty from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

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Safety Rest Areas: Howard County Eastbound


Mitchell County Westbound is the partner for Howard County Eastbound
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

View of Howard County rest area
View of Howard County rest area
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Location

  • IH 20 - Eastbound, east of Big Spring
  • Latitude = 32.3004 Longitude = -101.2633
  • Milepost: 191

Features

  • Drinking Water
  • Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Handicap Access

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  • Picnic Tables

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    Miscellaneous

    • Howard County was named for Volney Erskine Howard, a United States congressman from Texas in the 1840s and 1850s
    • Area attractions include Big Spring State Recreation Area, Comanche Trail Park, Moss Creek Reservoir, and the annual rodeo and rattlesnake roundup

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