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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  
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=1004j Best Route for the Movements of Troops from San Antonio to El Paso, Texas 1865]<span style="text-decoration: underline;" /> from the A.R. Roessler Collection, Texas State Archives.
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~21072~600017:Asher-&-Adams--Texas-western-portio?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No Texas, West Portion], Asher and Adams Map from the David Rumsey Map Collection.
*[http://culberson.historictexas.net/content/el-paso-county-texas-1881 El Paso County, 1881] from the Culberson County TXGenWeb site<br>
*[http://culberson.historictexas.net/content/el-paso-county-texas-1900 El Paso County, 1900] from the Culberson County TXGenWeb site  
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=3029 El Paso Quadrangle 1908]&nbsp; Shows contour lines, elevations, rivers, creeks, towns, cities, roads, buildings, schools, and railroads. Covers part of El Paso County.
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=4853 El Paso County General Highway Map 1940]
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=4854 El Paso General Highway Map 1940] shows detail of the City of El Paso and vicinity.
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=5122 El Paso County General Highway Map 1961]
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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


Populated Places

Anthony | Clint | El Paso | Fabens | Horizon City | Socorro | Vinton

Neighboring Counties




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • El Paso
  • El Paso Dist
  • Emery



Local Histories

  • The City and county of El Paso, Texas : containing useful and reliable information concerning the future great metropolis of the Southwest ... 1886, El Paso Bureau of Information. Digital book online from archive.org.
  • The Land Where We Live: El Paso del Norte, 1973, by Conrey Bryson.
  • Pass of the North: Four Centuries on the Rio Grande, 2 vols., 1968, 1980, by Charles Leland Sonnichsen.
  • El Paso: A Borderlands History, 1990, by W. H. Timmons.
  • Souvenir of the city of El Paso, Texas. Photo-gravures.  Digital book online at archive.org.
  • San Elizario, 1973, by Eugene O. Porter.
  • The El Paso Salt War, 1877, published in 1957 by Charles Leland Sonnichsen. Digital book on line at archive.org.






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


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