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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Tornillo came from various goverment sources (GNIS, FIPS), we also found mention of Tornillo in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Tornillo. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Tornillo is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Tornillo post office opened in 1909.

Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Tornillo. See our Misc Page for Tornillo for more information.

Railroad Mentions of Tornillo:

Tornillo was mentioned in the following schedules:

Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (July 1929)

The Texas & Pacific Railroad Employees' Time Table #49 (May 1939)

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tornillo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for El Paso County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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