Baird is a city in Callahan County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,623 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Callahan County. The city is named after Matthew Baird, the owner and director of the Texas & Pacific Railway. The railway depot is now the visitor center and a transportation museum.
Baird is part of the Abilene, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Baird is located at 32°23′46″N 99°23′50″W / 32.39611°N 99.39722°W / 32.39611; -99.39722 (32.396035, -99.397140).