Callahan County Safety Rest Area
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Callahan County Safety Rest Area

Texas safety rest areas feature many benefits for travelers in Texas.

Our 76 safety rest areas feature 24-hour restrooms. Most locations have attendants on duty 24 hours a day. Other locations have attendants on duty from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Callahan County

Callahan County eastbound


  • IH20: eastbound, east of Abilene.
  • Latitude/longitude: 32.4285, -99.5844
  • Mile marker: 296
Callahan East Safety Rest Area

Callahan County westbound


  • IH20: westbound, east of Abilene.
  • Latitude/longitude: 32.4262, -99.5699
  • Mile marker: 296
Callahan West Safety Rest Area


  • Drinking water.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Handicap access.
  • Wireless internet access.
  • Men's and women's restrooms.


  • Callahan County was named after James Hughes Callahan (1812-1856), a soldier of the Texas Revolution and frontier military leader.
  • Among the county's attractions are the Callahan County Pioneer Museum and a number of historic houses. Recreational activities include hunting and lake activities.