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: Nolan County Westbound

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

View of Nolan County rest area, Westbound
View of Nolan County rest area, Westbound


  • IH 20 - Westbound, east of Sweetwater
  • Latitude = 32.4866 Longitude = -100.207
  • Milepost: 256


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

  • Picnic Tables



    • The county was named for Philip Nolan, recognized as the first of a long line of filibusters that eventually helped to free Texas from Spanish and Mexican rule
    • A popular tourist attraction in Nolan County is the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Round-Up, held each March