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El Paso County

EL PASO COUNTY is the westernmost county of Texas. Bounded on the southwest by the Rio Grande and Mexico, on the north and west by the state of New Mexico, and on the east by Hudspeth County, Texas, El Paso County is approximately 650 miles west of Dallas and 575 miles northwest of San Antonio. El Paso County and neighboring Hudspeth County are the only Texas counties on Mountain Time. The county comprises 1,057 square miles of desert and irrigated land that rises from an elevation of 3,500 feet at the Rio Grande to 7,000 feet at the summits of the Franklin Mountains. The Rio Grande valley in this area has been irrigated since prehistoric times and produces bountiful harvests of cotton, pecans, and alfalfa, and lesser amounts of numerous vegetables and fruits. Agriculture depends entirely upon irrigation from the river; the average annual rainfall is only 7.77 inches. Desert flora and fauna abound away from the river, while fertile fields and gardens flourish under irrigation. Although summer temperatures usually rise above 100 F for brief periods and have reached a peak of 112, El Paso is not one of the nation's hot spots. A pleasant altitude and low humidity make most summer days agreeable. The average maximum temperature in July is 94 F.  Some 240 square miles of the county is occupied by the city of El Paso (1992 population 515,342), the largest United States city on the Mexican border, the fourth largest in Texas, and twenty-eighth in the United States. Other El Paso County communities include Fabens, Tornillo, Clint, San Elizario, Socorro, Horizon City, Canutillo, and Anthony. 

El Paso, Tex 1908

  CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

El Paso *  Horizon City  *  Socorro  *  San Elizario  *  Anthony  *  Clint *  Fabens  *  Vinton  *

Unincorporated Areas:

*  Agua Dulce  *  Butterfield  *  Canutillo  *  Fort Bliss  *  Homestead Meadows North  *  Homestead * Meadows South * Morning Glory  *  Newman  *  Prado Verde  *  Sparks  *  Tornillo *  Westway * 


 
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Aug 2017: Website updated and all pages are mobile friendly
May 2017: County Records: 1900 Fugitives from Justice
Jan 2017: Sick List News: MUSSELWHITE, MARTIN
Aug 2016: Marriage News: BURNETT, CHAVES, MACINTOSH, KELLY, AWBREY, POWELL, WELCH, BROWN, OWEN, BRUTINEL
May 2016: County Records: 1916 County Officers; Obits: CARPENTER, HALLEY, DANIELS, MULLIN, ZKEIB, DAVIS, GIBBS, JENNER
Feb 2016: Military: World War I Casualties Honor Roll
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Surrounding Counties

Doa Ana County, New Mexico - west, northwest

Otero County, New Mexico - northeast

Hudspeth County, Texas - east

* Guadalupe, Chihuahua - south

* Jurez, Chihuahua - southwest

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