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El Paso County, Texas

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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