Callahan County

Callahan County (HM1J5E)

Location: Baird, TX 79504 Callahan County
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N 32° 23.682', W 99° 23.657'

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Formed from Bexar Territory
Created February 1, 1858
Recreated August 21, 1876
Organized July 3, 1877

Named in Honor of
James H. Callahan, 1812-1856
Soldier in the Texas Revolution
Captain of the Texas Rangers

County Seat, Callahan City, 1877
Belle Plain, 1877-1883; Baird Since

Two early military roads, the
Chisholm Trail, and the first
government telegraph line
traversed this region
HM NumberHM1J5E
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Marker Number634
Year Placed1936
Placed ByTexas Highway Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 462918 N 3584254
Decimal Degrees32.39470000, -99.39428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.682', W 99° 23.657'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 40.92" N, 99° 23' 39.42" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-20BUS, Baird TX 79504, US
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