About This Place
Socorro is a city in El Paso County, Texas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 27,152. It is part of the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city was reactivated in 1986 and has been a working city since then. It has a a council manager type of government with 5 city council members.
Socorro is located at 31°38′29″N 106°16′29″W / 31.64139°N 106.27472°W / 31.64139; -106.27472 (31.641340, -106.274756).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.5 square miles (45.4 km²), all of it land.