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Athena West, Texas

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Welcome to Athena West (aka 'Athena West Colonia') ...

Athena West is located in El Paso County.

Athena West is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Athena West is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Athena West: (915)

Communities near Athena West ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Athena West and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Agua Dulce   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Butterfield   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fabens   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Homestead Meadows South   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Homestead Meadows   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Horizon City   [Map]   19,266   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Athena West.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athena West. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Athena West. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athena West.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Athena West:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athena West ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Athena West. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athena West - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Athena West. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Athena West) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athena West. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6162, Longitude: -106.2216     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Athena West have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Athena West.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Athena West.