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Welcome to Alvarez (aka 'Alvarez Colonia') ...

Alvarez is located in El Paso County<1>.

The location of Alvarez has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alvarez is 3,640 feet [1,109 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alvarez is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Alvarez lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alvarez lies within the (915) area code.

Communities near Alvarez ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alvarez.

  • El Paso [El Paso County]
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    • El Paso [El Paso County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvarez
    • Estimated population for 2018: 682,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Paso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Paso
  • Socorro [El Paso County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Socorro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Socorro
    • Socorro [El Paso County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Alvarez
    • Estimated population for 2018: 34,533 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Socorro
  • Horizon City [El Paso County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horizon City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horizon City
    • Horizon City [El Paso County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Alvarez
    • Estimated population for 2018: 19,741 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horizon City
  • Sparks [El Paso County]
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    • Sparks [El Paso County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Alvarez
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fabens [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fabens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fabens
      • Fabens [El Paso County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alvarez
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fabens
    • Agua Dulce [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agua Dulce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
      • Agua Dulce [El Paso County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alvarez
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    • Tornillo [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tornillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tornillo
      • Tornillo [El Paso County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alvarez
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tornillo
    • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows South
      • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alvarez
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    • Fort Bliss [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bliss
      • Fort Bliss [El Paso County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvarez
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    • Homestead Meadows North [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows North
      • Homestead Meadows North [El Paso County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Alvarez
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alvarez. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alvarez.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alvarez. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alvarez.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alvarez. See our Newspapers Page for Alvarez.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvarez ...

Looking for more information about Alvarez? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alvarez, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alvarez.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alvarez. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for El Paso County: www.epcounty.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including El Paso, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvarez - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alvarez) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvarez. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5890, Longitude: -106.2716       In this case, the coordinates for Alvarez have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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