Callaghan, Texas

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Callaghan, Texas
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 27°52′28″N 99°23′54″W / 27.87444°N 99.39833°W / 27.87444; -99.39833Coordinates: 27°52′28″N 99°23′54″W / 27.87444°N 99.39833°W / 27.87444; -99.39833
Country United States
State Texas
County Webb
Established 1881
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (1990)
 • Total <100
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
Zip Code 78045
Area code(s) +1-956
Nearest Airports: Laredo: Laredo International Airport (KLRD) (LRD) Nuevo Laredo: Quetzalcoatl International Airport (MMNL) (NLD)

Callaghan is a ranching community in Webb County, Texas and was established in 1881. The community was named after a nearby ranch owned by Charles Callaghan and much later Joe B. Finley. The community was once a cattle shipping point on the International and Great Northern Railroad.[1] Callaghan is served by the Callaghan Ranch Airport (ICAO: 90TX). Callaghan is fourteen miles north of Laredo, Texas.

Geography[edit]

Callaghan is located at 27°52′28″N 99°23′54″W / 27.87444°N 99.39833°W / 27.87444; -99.39833 (27.879444, -99.396667).

Education[edit]

Callaghan is served by the United Independent School District in Laredo.

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