Nolan County Safety Rest Area
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Nolan 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.

Nolan County

Nolan County eastbound


  • IH 20 - Eastbound, east of Sweetwater.
  • Latitude/longitude: 32.4874, -100.2116
  • Mile marker: 256
Nolan East Safety Rest Area

Nolan County westbound


  • IH 20 - Westbound, east of Sweetwater.
  • Latitude/longitude: 32.4866, -100.207
  • Mile marker: 256
Nolan West Safety Rest Area


  • 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.