La Joya, New Mexico facts for kids
|La Joya, New Mexico|
|• Total||0.940 sq mi (2.43 km2)|
|• Land||0.940 sq mi (2.43 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||4,724 ft (1,440 m)|
|• Density||87.2/sq mi (33.68/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||923616|
La Joya is a census-designated place in Socorro County, New Mexico, United States. The community is located on the east bank of the Rio Grande, 20 miles (32 km) north of Socorro. Its population was 82 as of the 2010 census. La Joya has a post office with ZIP code 87028, which opened on February 28, 1883.
La Joya was settled in 1598 by the Piro Indians, who built a pueblo at the site.
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