El Paso, Texas

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El Paso (from Spanish, "the pass") is a city and the county seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States, in the far western part of the state.wikipedia
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El Paso (from Spanish, "the pass") is a city and the county seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States, in the far western part of the state.
Other major cities include Austin, the second-most populous state capital in the U.S., and El Paso.

Mexico–United States border

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El Paso stands on the Rio Grande across the Mexico–United States border from Ciudad Juárez, the most populous city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua with 1.4 million people.
From the Gulf of Mexico, it follows the course of the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte) to the border crossing at Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, and El Paso, Texas.

El Paso County, Texas

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El Paso (from Spanish, "the pass") is a city and the county seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States, in the far western part of the state.
Its seat is the city of El Paso, the sixth-most populous city in Texas and the 22nd-most populous city in the United States.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Las Cruces, in the neighboring U.S. state of New Mexico, has a population of 215,579.
Las Cruces is the economic and geographic center of the Mesilla Valley, the agricultural region on the floodplain of the Rio Grande which extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso, Texas.

Sun Bowl

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The city hosts the annual Sun Bowl college football post-season game, the second oldest bowl game in the country.
The Sun Bowl is a college football bowl game that has been played since 1935 in the southwestern United States at El Paso, Texas.

William Beaumont Army Medical Center

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William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Biggs Army Airfield, and Fort Bliss call the city home.
William Beaumont Army Medical Center is a Department of Defense medical facility located in El Paso, Texas.

El Paso–Juárez

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Bi-nationally, these three cities form a combined international metropolitan area sometimes referred to as the Paso del Norte or the Borderplex.
The region is centered on two large cities: Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico and El Paso, Texas, U.S. Additionally, nearby Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S. is sometimes included as part of the region, referred to as El Paso–Juárez–Las Cruces or El Paso–Juárez–Southern New Mexico.

List of United States cities by population

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The 2018 population estimate for the city from the U.S. Census was 682,669, making it the 22nd largest city in the United States.

Hudspeth County, Texas

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Its metropolitan statistical area (MSA) covers all of El Paso and Hudspeth counties in Texas, and has a population of 840,758.
The county is named for Claude Benton Hudspeth, a state senator and United States Representative from El Paso.

United States Border Patrol

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Also headquartered in El Paso are the DEA domestic field division 7, El Paso Intelligence Center, Joint Task Force North, United States Border Patrol El Paso Sector, and the U.S. Border Patrol Special Operations Group (SOG).
Mexican border operations were directed from El Paso, Texas, and Canadian border operations were directed from Detroit, Michigan.

West Texas

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as well as home to the Medical Center of the Americas, the only medical research and care provider complex in West Texas and Southern New Mexico, and the University of Texas at El Paso, the city's primary university.
The Texas Counties.net website acknowledges the variations, and includes 70 counties in its definition, based on the five principal metropolitan areas it contains: El Paso, Lubbock, Abilene, Midland/Odessa, and San Angelo.

Biggs Army Airfield

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William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Biggs Army Airfield, and Fort Bliss call the city home.
Biggs Army Airfield (formerly Biggs Air Force Base) is a United States Army military airport located on the Fort Bliss military base in El Paso, Texas.

Western Refining

The city is home to three publicly traded companies, and former Western Refining, now Andeavor.
The company is headquartered in El Paso, Texas; its refineries are located in El Paso, Gallup, New Mexico, and St. Paul Park, Minnesota.

El Paso metropolitan area

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On the U.S. side, the El Paso metropolitan area forms part of the larger El Paso–Las Cruces CSA, with a population of 1,060,397.
The El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties – El Paso and (since 2013) Hudspeth – in far West Texas, anchored by the city of El Paso.

Anson Mills

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After changing hands twice more the El Paso company was set up in 1859 and bought the property, hiring Anson Mills to survey and lay out the town forming the current street plan of downtown El Paso.
Engaged in south Texas as a land surveyor and civil engineer, he both named and laid out the city of El Paso, Texas.

Juan de Oñate

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Spanish explorer Don Juan de Oñate was born in 1550 in Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico and was the first New Spain (Mexico) explorer known to have observed the Rio Grande near El Paso, in 1598, celebrating a Thanksgiving Mass there on April 30, 1598 (decades before the Pilgrims' Thanksgiving).
Today, Oñate remains a controversial figure in New Mexican history: in 1998 the right foot was cut off a statue of the conquistador that stands in Alcalde, New Mexico in protest of the massacre, and significant controversy arose when a large equestrian statue of Oñate was erected in El Paso, Texas in 2006.

San Elizario, Texas

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El Paso County was established in March 1850, with San Elizario as the first county seat.
It is part of the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Southern Pacific Transportation Company

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With the arrival of the Southern Pacific, Texas and Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads in 1881, the population boomed to 10,000 by the 1890 census, with many Anglo-Americans, recent immigrants, old Hispanic settlers, and recent arrivals from Mexico.
It extended from New Orleans through Texas to El Paso, Texas, across New Mexico and through Tucson, to Los Angeles, through most of California, including San Francisco and Sacramento.

Rio Grande

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El Paso stands on the Rio Grande across the Mexico–United States border from Ciudad Juárez, the most populous city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua with 1.4 million people. Spanish explorer Don Juan de Oñate was born in 1550 in Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico and was the first New Spain (Mexico) explorer known to have observed the Rio Grande near El Paso, in 1598, celebrating a Thanksgiving Mass there on April 30, 1598 (decades before the Pilgrims' Thanksgiving).
It then continues on a southerly route through the desert cities of Albuquerque and Las Cruces to El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.

El Paso and Northeastern Railway

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The El Paso and Northeastern Railway was chartered in 1897, to help extract the natural resources of surrounding areas, especially in southeastern New Mexico Territory.
The El Paso and Northeastern Railway (EP&NE) was a short line railroad that was built around the beginning of the twentieth century to help connect the industrial and commercial center at El Paso, Texas, with physical resources and the United States' national transportation hub in Chicago.

2019 El Paso shooting

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On August 3, 2019, a mass shooting/domestic terrorist attack committed by a white supremacist occurred at a Walmart in El Paso, which left 22 people dead and 24 others injured.
On August 3, 2019, a mass shooting occurred at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, United States.

Texas Ranger Division

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In 1909, William Howard Taft and Porfirio Díaz planned a summit in El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, a historic first meeting between a U.S. president and a Mexican president and also the first time an American president would cross the border into Mexico But tensions rose on both sides of the border, including threats of assassination, so the Texas Rangers, 4,000 U.S. and Mexican troops, U.S. Secret Service agents, FBI agents and U.S. marshals were all called in to provide security.
The Rangers have taken part in many of the most important events of Texas history, such as stopping the assassination of presidents William Howard Taft and Porfirio Díaz in El Paso, Texas, and in some of the best-known criminal cases in the history of the Old West, such as those of gunfighter John Wesley Hardin, bank robber Sam Bass, and outlaws Bonnie and Clyde.

Coronado High School (El Paso, Texas)

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Additionally, this mountain range is home to the famous natural red-clay formation, the Thunderbird, from which the local Coronado High School gets its mascot's name.
Coronado High School in El Paso, Texas, United States is located on the west side of El Paso near the intersection of North Mesa Street and Resler Drive.

Farah strike

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The Farah Strike, 1972–1974, occurred in El Paso, Texas.
The Farah strike (1972–1974) was a labor strike by the employees of Farah Manufacturing Company, a clothing company in El Paso, Texas and New Mexico.

Franklin Mountains State Park

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The 24000 acre Franklin Mountains State Park, the largest urban park in the United States, lies entirely in El Paso, extending from the north and dividing the city into several sections along with Fort Bliss and El Paso International Airport.
Franklin Mountains State Park is a Texas state park in El Paso, Texas, in the United States.