Fabens is a census-designated place (CDP) in El Paso County, Texas, United States. The population was 8,043 at the 2000 census. It is part of the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area. Fabens is the birthplace of jockey Bill Shoemaker.
Fabens is located at 31°30′18″N 106°9′15″W / 31.505°N 106.15417°W / 31.505; -106.15417 (31.505072, -106.154129).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km²), all of it land.