Virginia Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Virginia neighborhood is situated in an ideal part of El Paso. Only a few miles south of the beautiful Franklin Mountains, the community is not far from the border with Mexico at the southern tip of El Paso. It is bordered by neighborhoods such as Arroyo and Highland Parks to the north, Magoffin to the south, and Chazimal to the east. It is also very close to the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP) and to Interstate 10. The local zip code is 79902.
Elementary schools serving the Virginia neighborhood include Lamar, Douglass, and Beall. Middle schools include Wiggs and Alemendariz. The high schools that serve the community are El Paso, Paso Del Norte Academy, and Raymond L. Telles Academy. Numerous libraries dot the area, with El Paso Main the closest. There are also law and art libraries in the vicinity.
Many interesting attractions are close to the Virginia neighborhood. Among them are the International Museum and the Magoffin Home, which is an historic site. Also of interest is the El Paso Holocaust Museum. In terms of cultural opportunities, the El Paso Opera is near the neighborhood, as is the Manos Arriba Puppet Theater for youngsters. Houston Park is right in the neighborhood for outdoor fun, and Tom Lea Park is quite a site at night. The latter has been often used by couples as a place for a wedding.
Shopping is plentiful within a six-mile radius of the neighborhood. La Feria Plaza is the closest, and Fox Plaza and Bassett Place are within four miles. Sierra Medical Center is also nearby for any emergencies.