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La Plata, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New Mexico
County San Juan
Area
 • 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)
 • Total 612
 • Density 60.25/sq mi (23.264/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87418
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 890851

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


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