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Welcome to Smelter Town ...

Smelter Town is located in El Paso County<1>.

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

Smelter Town is 3,740 feet [1,140 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Smelter Town is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Smelter Town is within the (915) area code.

Communities Also Named Smelter Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Smelter Town - it's located in Arizona.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Smelter Town.

Communities near Smelter Town ...

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

  • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Smelter Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Socorro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Socorro<5>
  • Sunland Park [Dona Ana County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunland Park
    • Sunland Park [Dona Ana County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Smelter Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,978 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunland Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunland Park<5>
  • Anthony [Dona Ana County]
  • Anthony [El Paso County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
    • Anthony [El Paso County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Smelter Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,352 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anthony<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vinton [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
      • Vinton [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Smelter Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,022 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
    • Fort Bliss [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bliss
      • Fort Bliss [El Paso County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Smelter Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Bliss
    • Santa Teresa [Dona Ana County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Teresa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Teresa
      • Santa Teresa [Dona Ana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Smelter Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Teresa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Teresa<5>
    • Prado Verde [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prado Verde have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prado Verde
      • Prado Verde [El Paso County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Smelter Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prado Verde
    • Canutillo [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canutillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canutillo
      • Canutillo [El Paso County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Smelter Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canutillo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canutillo<5>
    • Westway [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westway
      • Westway [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Smelter Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westway

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smelter Town ...

Looking for more information about Smelter Town? 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 Smelter Town, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Smelter Town.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About El Paso County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Smelter Town. 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 Smelter Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smelter Town) 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 Smelter Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smelter Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smelter Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7834, Longitude: -106.5267       In this case, the coordinates for Smelter Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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