El Paso County, Texas Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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El Paso County is located in the far south western corner of Texas where the states of [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] and [[Texas|Texas]], and the country of [[Mexico|Mexico]] meet.  
 
El Paso County is located in the far south western corner of Texas where the states of [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] and [[Texas|Texas]], and the country of [[Mexico|Mexico]] meet.  
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''El Paso County was created 3 January 1850 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' El Paso <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1850--'''El Paso County was created 3 January 1850 from Bexar Land District. '''County seat:''' El Paso <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
 
*[[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Dona Ana County, New Mexico]]  
 
*[[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Dona Ana County, New Mexico]]  
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==== Church  ====
 
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
*El Paso
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*El Paso  
*El Paso Dist
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*El Paso Dist  
 
*Emery
 
*Emery
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
 
  
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*[http://txgenweb.org/ TEXAS GenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select&nbsp;the county
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:El_Paso_County,_Texas]]
 
[[Category:El_Paso_County,_Texas]]

Revision as of 15:32, 26 August 2010

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

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • TEXAS GenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county


  • 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).