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El Paso County, Texas

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    Maxie Boone Harman (1889 - 1976)
    Geneanet Tree: Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Dec 29 2016, 20:01:37 UTC * Residence : 1900 - Reed Township, Garfield, Oklahoma Territory, United States* Residence : 1930 - El Paso, El P...
  • Gene Roddenberry (1921 - 1991)
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  • Debbie Reynolds (1932 - 2016)
    "'Mary Frances Reynolds"' (April 1, 1932 – December 28, 2016) known professionally as Debbie Reynolds was an American actor, singer, entertainer, businesswoman, film historian, humanitarian and a noted...
  • John Wesley Hardin, I (1853 - 1895)
    John Wesley “Wes” Hardin (1853-1895), son of James “Gip” Gibson Hardin (1823 – 1876) and Mary Elizabeth Dixon (1826 – 1885), was a notorious outlaw and gunfighter in nineteenth-century Texas. He was sa...
  • Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
    Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan to 2006. She is the first woman...

Please add profiles for all those who were born, lived or died in El Paso County, Texas.

Official Website

The county was created in 1850 and later organized in 1871. El Paso is short for "El Paso del Norte", which is Spanish for "The Pass of the North". It is named for the pass the Rio Grande creates through the mountains on either side of the river. The county is northeast of the Mexico–United States border.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Agua Dulce
  • Anthony
  • Butterfield
  • Canutillo
  • Clint
  • El Paso (County Seat)
  • Fabens
  • Homestead Meadows North & South
  • Horizon City
  • Montana Vista
  • Morning Glory
  • Newman
  • Prado Verde
  • San Elizario
  • Socorro
  • Sparks
  • Tomillo
  • Vinton
  • Westway



El Paso Holocaust Museum

National Border Patrol Museum

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Chamizal National Memorial

Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Nat'l Hist. Trail (part)

Fort Bliss