El Paso County


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El Paso County, Colorado

200 S Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 520-6200
Fax: (719) 520-6212
www.elpasoco.com

In central CO, south of Denver; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Spanish 'the pass' [through the mountains], referring to Ute Pass, west of Colorado Springs

Area (sq mi):: 2129.56 (land 2126.45; water 3.11) Population per square mile: 266.00
Population 2005: 565,582 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 9.40%; 1990-2000 30.20% Population 2000: 516,929 (White 76.20%; Black or African American 6.50%; Hispanic or Latino 11.30%; Asian 2.50%; Other 9.70%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 33.00
Income 2000: per capita $22,005; median household $46,844; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,603-$30,811
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Colorado Springs County seat (369,363)
  • Fountain (15,663)

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    El Paso County, Texas

    500 E San Antonio Ave
    El Paso, TX 79901
    Phone: (915) 546-2000
    Fax: (915) 546-2012
    www.co.el-paso.tx.us

    On the northwestern border of TX, north of Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; organized Jan 3, 1850 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For the city, itself from Spanish for 'the ford,' for a major crossing of the Rio Grande River, or 'the pass' for El Paso del Norte 'the north pass' through either the Sierra Madre or the Franklin mountains: the city lies in a valley between them

    Area (sq mi):: 1014.68 (land 1013.11; water 1.57) Population per square mile: 712.30
    Population 2005: 721,598 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 14.90% Population 2000: 679,622 (White 17.00%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 78.20%; Asian 1.00%; Other 22.00%). Foreign born: 27.40%. Median age: 30.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,421; median household $31,051; Population below poverty level: 23.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,562-$20,875
    Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • El Paso County seat (592,099)
  • Socorro (28,029)

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    Gus Sanchez is pleased to invite the public to a dedication ceremony hosted by Chamizal National Memorial and the El Paso County Historical Commission for a new historical marker featuring Estela Portillo Trambley.
    Officers from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) and Colorado State Patrol were in the area to investigate the theft and approached an adult male suspect.
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    At their Monday meeting, El Paso County commissioners are scheduled to "discuss and take appropriate action to fill the vacancy of the El Paso County Judge," according to an agenda that was updated Friday.
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    Pueblo County-based ASI/HCP Constructors built the Pueblo Dam Connection and installed nearly five miles of pipe through Lake Pueblo State Park and about nine miles of pipe in southern El Paso County east of Fountain; and Layne Heavy Civil put in about eight miles of pipe in Pueblo County and six miles in El Paso County.
    As soon as health officials in El Paso County, Colorado, learned of a suspected measles case in early January, they began investigating who may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease.
    The list goes on and on: Among other goodies, El Paso County, Texas, received 92 pairs of snowshoes, at a taxpayer cost of $6,191.
    The Denver Post says local officials report 40 to 100 homes destroyed in the Black Forest Fire covering more than 10,000 acres covering northeast El Paso County, at the Royal Grange, in Rocky Mountain National Park and in Huerfano County.
    El Paso County sheriff Lieutenant Jeff Kramer said U.
    A spokeswoman for the El Paso County Sheriff's office insisted that the police were investigating the incident but officers ruled out foul play.
    There's a huge deterrent with the fear factor of what's going on in Juarez," said Marc Marquez, deputy chief of juvenile services for El Paso County.

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