Callahan County, Texas

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Callahan County, Texas

Callahan County, features level to rolling topography and is located on the divide between the Brazos and Colorado Rivers. It includes Lake Clyde and Lake Baird. Local economy consists of ranching, feed and fertilizer businesses, commuters to Abilene, and 200,000 acres in hunting leases.
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Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $690K
Lowest Price $250K
Highest Price $2.2M
Total Listings 20
Avg. Price/SQFT $420

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Callahan County Information

Callahan County is named after an American soldier by the name of James Hughes Callahan who fought in the Texas Revolution. The county is located in North Central Texas with Shackelford County to the North, Coleman to the South, and Eastland and Taylor to the West and East. 


Callahan County Land For Sale

Callahan County has property listings with beautiful features like rolling plains, flowing waterways, and larger hill areas. The land is rich with minerals, good for farming, and the Callahan Divide is a range of hills that run through the county from the southeast to the west. View Callahan County Property Listings 

On the higher elevation hills, which reach up to just over 2400 feet, there are opportunities for wind energy generation. The Lone Star Wind Farm is one well-known wind energy farm that is in operation here. 


Searching For Callahan County Properties For Sale

The land options available in Callahan County are many including those on waterways like Clyde Lake, or land that is near larger centers like Baird or Clyde. There are also rolling hill and flat plain properties.

Road access throughout Callahan County is good with the I-20 running through the northern portion connecting Baird and Clyde.  The I-20 is intersected by the 283 running North to South through the middle of the county, and the 36, which runs diagonally across the southern portion connecting Cross Plains to Abilene just outside the county border.

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What is Callahan County, Texas Known For?

Callahan County is primarily an agricultural and ranch area with some oil and gas industry as well. The largest portion of the population live in Clyde located between Abilene and Baird. Some of the local attractions are the historic houses including that of the creator of Conan the Barbarian, Robert E. Howard, who lived in Cross Plain, and the County Pioneer Museum.

Many Callahan County land parcels have hunting and agricultural leases for the benefit of ranchers and hunters alike.  


What Is The Population Of Clyde In Callahan County?

Clyde is the largest city in Callahan County. As of the last census in 2010, the population had grown to 3,713.


Communities in Callahan County

There are a number of towns, communities, and settlements in Callahan County, Texas. These include Baird, Clyde, Cross Plains, Putnam, and Eula

Baird is the county seat of Callahan County.


Schools and Education

There are 12 public schools in Callahan County: 4 high schools, 4 middle schools, 7 elementary schools, and 4 Pre-K.

These schools fall into one of four districts. The Callahan County school districts are Baird ISD, Clyde Consolidated ISD, Cross Plains ISD, and Eula ISD.

 


 

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