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: Callahan County Westbound

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

View of Callahan County rest area
View of Callahan County rest area


  • IH 20 - Westbound, east of Abilene
  • Latitude = 32.4262 Longitude = -99.5699
  • Milepost: 296


  • 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