COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1877
COUNTY NAMED FOR: James Hughes Callahan, a survivor of the Goliad Massacre and leader of the Callahan expedition.
Two - Belle Plain and
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Railroad surveyor and engineer Matthew Baird.
Four - Belle Plain in 1877; Baird in 1883, 1884, and 1929
STANDING: One - 1929 Texas Renaissance courthouse built of brick.