Cities In El Paso County
In addition to the city of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas contains two other cities within it's limits, Horizon City, Texas and Socorro, Texas. There are also a couple of small towns in El Pason County. Those towns are Anthony and Clint. Hey, there's even a village called Vinton thrown into the mix to keep things interesting.
The city of El Paso is divided into several sections: Northwest El Paso, Central El Paso, Northeast El Paso, East El Paso, Mission Valley El Paso. Each neighborhood is Rio Grande Rift, a floating ground for the Rio Grande River, and the Franklin Mountains are in the city of El Paso. And so is the college football Sun Bowl, every December. El Paso City has been hosting the Sun Bowl every year since 1935. It is also the only major city in Texas that operates on Mountain Time.
And if you really want to see things get interesting. For Census purposes, every few years a number of Texas terrorities are designated to become an honorary part of El Paso County.
Census Designated Areas In El Paso County
The cities designated as a part of El Paso County by the United States Census Bureau are: Agua Dulce, Butterfield, Canutillo, Fabens, Fort Bliss, Homestead Meadows North, Homestead Meadows South, Morning Glory, Sparks, Westway, Tornillo, Newman, Prado Verde, San Elizario.
Major Highways In El Paso County
In addition to a first rate Amtrak station and the El Paso International Airport in the city of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas has several major highways. Major highways running through El Paso County include Interstate 10 (connects El Paso from Santa Monica, California to Jacksonville, Florida), United States Highway 54 (which runs from the western tip of Illnois to Texas), United States Highway 62 (runs from the United States-Canadian border in Niagara Falls, New York to El Paso, Texas), U.S Highway 180 (has been replaced west of Dallas, Texas), Texas State Highway 20 (formed in 1969, runs from the El Paso county town of Anthony to another small town in Texas, McNary), and the Texas State Loop 375 (separates the city of El Paso from the city of Ciudad Juarez in Mexico). The Texas State Loop 375 is often called the Border Highway.
El Paso Faces
Nearly eighty percent of the population in El Paso County, Texas is made up of Hispanics. Almost sixty percent of the population were married couples, with the average size for an El Paso family capping off at 3.63.