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The location of Athena West









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

Athena West is located in El Paso County.

The location of Athena West has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Athena West is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude 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 boundaries of the (915) area code.

Communities near Athena West ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Athena West and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
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]   19,562   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athena West. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 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>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.

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<2>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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<3>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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Athena West have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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