La Plata, New Mexico

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La Plata, New Mexico
Census-designated place
La Plata, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
La Plata, New Mexico
La Plata, New Mexico
Coordinates: 36°55′43″N 108°11′25″W / 36.92861°N 108.19028°W / 36.92861; -108.19028Coordinates: 36°55′43″N 108°11′25″W / 36.92861°N 108.19028°W / 36.92861; -108.19028
Country United States
State New Mexico
County San Juan
Area[1]
 • Total 10.157 sq mi (26.31 km2)
 • Land 10.152 sq mi (26.29 km2)
 • Water 0.005 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 5,787 ft (1,764 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 612
 • Density 60/sq mi (23/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87418
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 890851[3]

La Plata is a census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 612 as of the 2010 census.[2] La Plata has a post office with ZIP code 87418.[4][5] The community is located at the junction of New Mexico State Road 170 and New Mexico State Road 574.

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