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El Paso, Texas

urban • southwest, USA

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The El Paso cityscape offers beautiful mountain views.
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About El Paso

Located on the Rio Grande River in the westernmost point of West Texas, El Paso is known for its rich and vibrant culture. With annual celebrations like the El Paso Film Festival, the Neon Desert Music Festival, and the Billy the Kid Festival, residents find plenty of ways to celebrate the city’s food, arts, and Wild West history. Visit the only Border Patrol Museum in the country, taste local, authentic Tex Mex cuisine, travel the historic Mission Trail, or shop for the perfect pair of boots in the Boot Capital of the World. Warm weather and plenty of sunshine provide year-round opportunities for outdoor adventures in more than 200 municipal parks. El Paso enjoys outstanding public schools and consistently ranks among the safest large cities in the United States. The El Paso International Airport is located just a few miles from downtown, and offers direct flights to popular destinations such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver, Atlanta, and more.

Population

678,815

Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Weather (High/Low)

97 / 34

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$175,761

FUN FACT


As one of the original birthplaces of the American West, El Paso brims with Wild West history. Legendary gunslingers and lawmen like Wyatt Earp, Billy the Kid, and Pat Garrett once walked iconic El Paso Street, the city’s first and oldest street, and site of the infamous Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight in 1881.
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