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At the western most tip of Texas, El Paso sits along the borders of Texas, Mexico and New Mexico. We are at the intersection of several interstate systems and home to the El Paso International Airport, making us easy to get to by land or air.

As you enter the city of sun and smiles, your eyes go straight to the majestic mountains that lie in the heart of our city. Our distinctive landscape makes us unlike any other city in Texas. With over 300 days of sun, you can enjoy the endless miles of nature's playground in El Paso any time of year.

El Paso embodies a blend of cultures as unique as its city's landscape. From boots to Broadway shows, bistros to barbeques, El Paso's got it all. Our culture is intertwined with both American and Mexican heritage and it transcends into a city and community with a unique charm. We are friendly, inviting and full of many hidden treasures.

Our city's treasures include historical landmarks that tell tales from 400 years ago where missions were settled, roads were traveled and desperados ran through our downtown. Our historic downtown has transformed into a rejuvenated place for families, couples, friends and strangers to come together and enjoy great entertainment. From theatre shows, museums, galleries and a slew of local hot spots, El Paso's downtown comes alive day or night.

Annual Events in El Paso include festivals such as the Siglo de Oro Drama Festival, Downtown Street Festival , Fiesta de las Flores, Amigo Airsho and the Bi-National Dia De Los Muertos Celebration; summer outdoor concerts Alfresco Fridays! and Music Under the Stars are free and filled with great entertainment; El Paso also has action-packed outdoor and sporting events throughout the year like Texas vs. The Nation Football Game, El Paso Marathon, Southwestern International Rodeo, Celebration of Our Mountains and the Brut Sun Bowl.

El Paso Facts
Area: 250.9 sq. miles
Population: 700,000
Climate: Sunny and dry
Days of yearly sunshine: 318
Days of precipitation: 47
Average yearly temperature: 77 degrees
Temperature by months

  • December-February High 60/low 31
  • March-May High 79/low 49
  • June-August High 95/low 68
  • September-November High 78/low 49
Yearly amount of rainfall: 7.82 inches
Mountains: Franklin Mountains, elevation 7,167
Rivers: Rio Grande
Parks: 166

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