Van Horn, TX
What town: Van Horn
Station: Van Horn Border Patrol Station
Telephone Co. Name: Valor
Electric Co. Name: El Paso Electric
Gas Co Name: City Of Van Horn
Cable Co. Name: Us Cable
City Trash Name: City Of Van Horn
City Water Name: City Of Van Horn
Hospital Name: Culberson County Hospital
Parks and Rec.
Newspaper Name: Van Horn Advocate
Chamber of Commerce: City Of Van Horn
Convention & Visitors Bureau: City Of Van Horn
Station type of work - 90% line watch, 10% roving patrol (I-10 and some local roads).
Area of responsibility is Huge, many hundred square miles (including
Guadeloupe Mints, National Park). No checkpoint, very little if any train
Shopping - A few little convenience stores, One decent sized
Grocery Store, one small one, a feed store, Van Horn Office Supply, Ace Hardware, a
couple of Farm and Ranch Stores, Dollar General, a few local Specialty
shops....You will need to go to El Paso (100 miles West) or
Odessa/Midland (130 miles East) for other shopping.
Eateries - Pizza Hut, Subway, McDonalds, Papas Pantry (best Green Chicken Enchiladas around) and few other local eateries.
Cellular Telephone - Cingular T-Mobile, and cell one
Local Internet Providers - Valornet.com provides local DSL
Other Services - Not much
Any other information that you would like to add: Very isolated town. People are nice and the scenery is great if you like the mountains of West Texas.
Not much to do if you’re not the outdoors type. No movies, etc..