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

Athena West is located in El Paso County<1>.

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

Athena West is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<3> 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

Athena West is within the (915) area code.

Communities near Athena West ...

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

  • El Paso [El Paso County]
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    • El Paso [El Paso County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Athena West
    • Estimated population for 2018: 682,669 people
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    • 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 northwest of Athena West
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Athena West
    • Estimated population for 2018: 19,741 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horizon City
  • San Elizario [El Paso County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Elizario have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Elizario
    • San Elizario [El Paso County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Athena West
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Elizario
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sparks [El Paso County]
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      • Sparks [El Paso County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Athena West
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    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Athena West
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    • 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 Athena West
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fabens
    • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows South
      • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Athena West
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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 Athena West
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tornillo
    • Homestead Meadows [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows
      • Homestead Meadows [El Paso County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Athena West
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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 Athena West. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athena West.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Athena West.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athena West. See our Newspapers 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 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 Athena West, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Athena West.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Athena West. 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 Athena West - 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- Athena West) to Point B.

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






















 

 

 

 

 


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