Colonia Del Carmen Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Colonia del Carmen neighborhood is located on the east side of El Paso, Texas, approximately 14 miles from the center of the city. Conveniently situated close to Interstate 10, TX Highway 20, and TX Highway 375, this largely residential community is part of El Paso County, in the 79907 zip code area. It is bounded by Pendale Road on the west and FM Road 76/North Loop Drive on the south. The community’s northern boundary extends roughly to Sandy Lane and Holmsley Trail, and its eastern boundary extends past Muralla Way.
This community is a mix of single-family homes and commercial buildings, as well as a few plots of undeveloped land. Nearby communities include Penrose to the south and Las Flores to the east.
One of the most significant attractions near Colonia del Carmen is Zaragosa Park, which is adjacent to Blackie Chesher Park roughly one mile to the east. Combined, these two community parks constitute a popular destination for outdoor recreation on El Paso’s east side. Among the amenities offered here are several football/soccer fields, baseball/softball fields, playgrounds, basketball court, picnic areas, and open green space for other outdoor games and activities.
For shopping close to home, residents of Colonia del Carmen head roughly one mile north to I-10, which features several popular retailers and dining options, as well as a movie theater and other forms of entertainment. The interstate is also host to at least two convenient retail centers, including Las Palmas Market Place and Trevino Outlet Shopping Center.
Additional attractions within five miles of Colonia del Carmen include the East El Paso Physicians Medical Center, Highlands Regional Rehab Hospital, and El Paso Community College.