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CALLAGHAN, TEXAS. Callaghan (Callahan) was established in 1881 as a cattle shipping point on the International and Great Northern Railroad in Webb County. The settlement was named for Charles Callaghan of the Callaghan Ranch. A post office operated there under the name Callahan in 1880–81. The Callaghan Ranch was still operating in the 1980s, but by that time the community was gone.

Karen Gratke

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Karen Gratke, "CALLAGHAN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed December 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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