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However, the four survivors of the Narváez expedition, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alonso del Castillo Maldonado, Andrés Dorantes de Carranza, and his enslaved Moor Estevanico, are thought to have passed through the area in the mid-1530s.

The evidence suggests 10,000 to 12,000 years of human habitation.

The earliest known cultures in the region were maize farmers.

El Paso has a strong federal and military presence.

William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Biggs Army Airfield, and Fort Bliss call the city home.

In the 1870s, a population of 23 non-Hispanic whites and 150 Hispanics was reported. Spanish-language newspapers, theaters, movie houses, and schools were established, many supported by a thriving Mexican refugee middle class.

With the arrival of the Southern Pacific, Texas and Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads in 1881, the population boomed to 10,000 by the 1890 census, with many Anglo-Americans, recent immigrants, old Hispanic settlers, and recent arrivals from Mexico. Large numbers of clerics, intellectuals, and businessmen took refuge in the city, particularly between 19.

Given the reclamations of the Texas Republic that wanted a chunk of the Santa Fe trade, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo effectively made the settlements on the north bank of the river a formal American settlement, separate from Old El Paso del Norte on the Mexican side.

The present Texas–New Mexico boundary placing El Paso on the Texas side was drawn in the Compromise of 1850.

During the Civil War, a Confederate presence was in the area until it was captured by the Union California Column in 1862.

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