Welcome to Sun City!
El Paso is the heart of the American Southwest. Founded more than 400 years ago by conquistadors, El Paso del Rio del Norte quickly became one of the region's most culturally rich and booming cities. Today, the population exceeds 700,000 residents who enjoy a low cost of living, no state income tax, a relaxed lifestyle, great weather and many recreational and multi-cultural attractions. As one of the safest cities in America, El Paso is also a great place to raise your family.
365-days a year of sunshine and mild climate has earned El Paso the nick name of The Sun City. Surrounded by the Franklin Mountains – the Southernmost tip of the Rockies – El Paso and the surrounding areas provide optimal settings for hiking, climbing, camping, fishing, biking, off-roading, golfing, and hundreds of other outdoor activities. If you enjoy skiing, the city is only hours away from Cloudcroft and Ruidoso in neighboring New Mexico.
El Paso is also home to an eclectic local music scene, exciting nightlife, and delectable restaurants specializing in South-of-the-Border cuisine. The city hosts many sporting events and teams, such as the NCAA Brut Sun Bowl and the University of Texas at El Paso football and basketball teams and the Chihuahuas baseball team.
El Paso has everything you need to pursue your interests and discover new passions. Come find the best life has to offer with sunny skies, friendly people, and a great career at University Medical Center of El Paso!