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El Paso, Texas
|City of El Paso|
Nickname(s): Star of the Southwest," "The Sun City," "Land of the Sun", and "PachucoTown"
|• Mayor||Oscar Leaser|
|• City||250.5 sq mi (648.8 km2)|
|• Land||249.08 sq mi (645.11 km2)|
|• Water||1.46 sq mi (3.78 km2)|
|Elevation||3,740 ft (1,140 m)|
|• Density||2,446.7/sq mi (944.7/km2)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1380946|
El Paso is a city in the U.S. state of Texas (near Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico). It is in El Paso County and is the county seat (the city where the county is governed). It is at the western end of Texas, and is along Interstate 10. The name comes from El Paso de Norte, meaning The Passageway to the North, which was shortened to El Paso.