Place:El Paso, White, Arkansas, United States

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NameEl Paso
Alt namesElpassosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS5006663
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates35.117°N 92.083°W
Located inWhite, Arkansas, United States
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El Paso is an unincorporated community in central Arkansas, located in southwestern White County. Its name is Spanish for "the pass", referring to a small gap in the hills on the community's northern edge. Once known as Peach Orchard Gap in its early settlement, the origins of El Paso's Spanish name is unknown.

Virginia Morris Johnson, the first woman to run for the office of governor of Arkansas was reared during her childhood in El Paso.

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