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In the 1840s General William Leslie Cazneau founded the Eagle Pass townsite, In 1850 Rick Pawless opened a trading post he called Eagle Pass. Maverick County was established in 1871, with Eagle Pass as the county seat.

The City Hall of modern day Eagle Pass is located near the base of the International Bridge.

Del Rio International Airport in Del Rio, Texas, via United Airlines provides airport service for the region.

Eagle Pass Texas Area Map

Piedras Negras, Mexico is easy walking distance from downtown Eagle Pass, across the Rio Grande. Piedras Negras is a bustling Mexican city with a population of around 173,000. You will find handicraft products at bargain prices in many shops and traditional Mexican market areas. In summer you will find bullfights taking place in Piedras Negras. The town has many restaurants and popular night clubs.

The International Nachos Festival is held every October in Piedras Negras to celebrate the origin of one of the world's favorite snacks in this Mexican city.

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