El Paso County, Texas

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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
*[[Chihuahua, Mexico   |Chihuahua, Mexico]]
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*[[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Dona Ana County, New Mexico]]  
*[[Dona_Ana_County,_New_Mexico|Dona Ana County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Hudspeth County, Texas|Hudspeth]]  
*[[Hudspeth_County,_Texas|Hudspeth]]
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*[[Otero County, New Mexico|Otero County, New Mexico]]
*[[Otero_County,_New_Mexico|Otero County, New Mexico]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 17:41, 13 December 2008

United States  > Texas > Counties E > El Paso County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

El Paso County is located in the far south western corner of Texas where the states of New Mexico and Texas, and the country of Mexico meet.

El Paso is presently its largest city.  Across the Rio Grande is Chihuahua's largest city, Ciudad Juarez.  Today it is a major international port of entry, and from its earliest days has been a significant customs and immigrations checkpoint between the United States and Mexico.

Parent County

1850--El Paso County was created 3 January 1850 from Bexar Land District. County seat: El Paso [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • El Paso
  • El Paso Dist
  • Emery

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).