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Welcome to Sparks ...

Sparks is located in El Paso County<1>.

Sparks is 3,810 feet [1,161 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sparks is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Sparks is within the (915) area code.

Communities Also Named Sparks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Sparks: This one is located in El Paso County and the other is located in Bell County.

Beyond Texas, there are 15 communities that are also named Sparks - they are located in Colorado, Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Sparks ...

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

  • El Paso [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Paso
    • El Paso [El Paso County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Sparks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 681,728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Paso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Paso<4>
  • San Elizario [El Paso County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for San Elizario
    • San Elizario [El Paso County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Sparks
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Elizario
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Elizario<4>
  • Clint [El Paso County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Clint
    • Clint [El Paso County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Sparks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clint
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clint<4>
  • Agua Dulce [El Paso County]
    • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
    • Agua Dulce [El Paso County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Sparks
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agua Dulce
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morning Glory [El Paso County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Morning Glory
      • Morning Glory [El Paso County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Sparks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morning Glory
    • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows South
      • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Sparks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows South
    • Fabens [El Paso County]
    • Homestead Meadows North [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows North
      • Homestead Meadows North [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Sparks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows North
    • Homestead Meadows [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows
      • Homestead Meadows [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Sparks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows
    • Butterfield [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butterfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butterfield
      • Butterfield [El Paso County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Sparks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butterfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sparks ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About El Paso County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sparks. 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 Sparks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sparks) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sparks. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sparks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6740, Longitude: -106.2388    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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