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.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Karen Gratke, "CALLAGHAN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvc12), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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