El Paso County, Texas

Short for "El Pas Del Norte", El Paso County is the westernmost county in the U.S. state of Texas. El Paso County is named for the pass the Rio Grande creates through the mountains on either side of the river.

With a population of 865,657, the county is northeast of the Mexico–United States border and was created in 1850 and later organized in 1871.

El Paso is the seat and is the sixth-most populous city in Texas and the 22nd-most populous city in the United States.

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