Callahan County is in the Rolling Plains region of Central Texas on Interstate Highway 20 east of Abilene. The county is bounded on the north by Shackelford and Jones counties, on the east by Eastland County, on the south by Coleman and Brown counties, and on the west by Taylor County. The county seat is Baird. The largest town, Clyde, is nine miles east of Abilene and roughly 162 miles west of Fort Worth. The center point of the county is at 32 18′ north latitude and 99 23′ west longitude. In addition to Interstate 20, the county’s transportation needs are served by U.S. highway 283 and State highway 36. Callahan County embraces 899 square miles of grassy prairie. The elevation ranges from 1,500 to 1,900 feet.

Mission: To provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of Callahan County.

Extension brings the resources of the Texas A&M University System to Callahan County. Through field based faculty, Extension provides unbiased, researched-based information, educational programs, and technical assistance in the following core service areas: