El Paso is the most Western county located in the state of Texas. The county’s seat is El Paso also, which is the sixth-most-populous city in Texas. The town is named for the pass that the river of Rio Grande creates through the mountain. “El Paso del Norte” means “The Pass of the North” in Spanish. The county was originally founded in the year 1850 and was organized in 1871. Some of the top sights situated in El Paso are Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, Pikes Peak, The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.