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Welcome to Fabens ...

Fabens is located in Big Bend Country (West Texas).

Fabens is located in El Paso County<1>.

Fabens is 3,610 feet [1,100 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Fabens is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Fabens is within the (915) area code.

The ZIP code for Fabens: 79838<3>

Communities near Fabens ...

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

  • Socorro [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Socorro
    • Socorro [El Paso County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Fabens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Socorro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Socorro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Socorro<6>
  • Horizon City [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horizon City
    • Horizon City [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Fabens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horizon City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horizon City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horizon City<6>
  • San Elizario [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Elizario
    • San Elizario [El Paso County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Fabens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Elizario have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Elizario
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Elizario<6>
  • Clint [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clint
    • Clint [El Paso County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Fabens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clint have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clint
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clint<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morning Glory [El Paso County]
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      • Morning Glory [El Paso County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Fabens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morning Glory have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morning Glory
    • Tornillo [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tornillo
      • Tornillo [El Paso County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Fabens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tornillo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tornillo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tornillo<6>
    • Agua Dulce [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
      • Agua Dulce [El Paso County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Fabens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agua Dulce have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Agua Dulce has also been known as:
      • Agua Dulce Colonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agua Dulce
    • Sparks [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparks
      • Sparks [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Fabens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparks
    • Acala [Hudspeth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acala
      • Acala [Hudspeth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Fabens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acala
    • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows South
      • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Fabens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows South

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 Fabens. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fabens.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fabens. 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 Fabens.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fabens ...

Looking for more information about Fabens? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fabens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fabens.

Adding Fabens to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fabens in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fabens was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Fabens on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fabens on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fabens. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Fabens - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Fabens). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fabens or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fabens) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fabens. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FabensOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fabens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5051, Longitude: -106.1531    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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