El Paso County
There are 20 US Post Offices in El Paso County serving a total of 611,144 residents equating to 30,557 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 975,454 packages are handled across the 20 county post offices annually. El Paso County is the westernmost county in the state of Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 800,647, making it the sixth-most populous county in Texas. Its county seat is El Paso, the sixth-most populous city in Texas and the 19th-most populous city in the United States. The county was created in 1850 and later organized in 1871. El Paso is short for \"El Paso del Norte\" which is Spanish for \"The Pass of the North.\" It is named for the pass the Rio Grande creates through the mountains on either side of the river. This county is north of the Mexican border. El Paso County is included in the El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area. Along with Hudspeth County, it is one of only two counties in the state of Texas to fall into the Mountain Time Zone, instead of Central Time. It is one of the nine counties that comprise the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas."