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El Paso Mission Trail Association

Socorro Mission

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Location Address

328 S. Nevarez Rd.
El Paso, TX  79927

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri : 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 9 am - 1 pm

More Information

Phone: (915) 859-7718

Socorro Mission


The Socorro Mission exudes a sense of strength and dignity with its six-foot-thick adobe walls and massive vigas. The Socorro Mission shares the distinction of being among the oldest continuous settlements in the Southwest, as well as being one of the oldest continuously operated missions in Texas.

The original Franciscan mission, “Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del Socorro” was completed in 1691. Admired for its traditional adobe craftsmanship, unique design details, and for its role in resonating cultural heritage, the current Socorro Mission (dedicated in 1843) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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