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
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountySan Juan
 • Total10.157 sq mi (26.31 km2)
 • Land10.152 sq mi (26.29 km2)
 • Water0.005 sq mi (0.01 km2)
5,787 ft (1,764 m)
 • Total612
 • Density60/sq mi (23/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)505
GNIS feature ID890851[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.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "La Plata". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved October 24, 2013.