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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
Location in New Mexico
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 UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
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 state roads 170 and 574.

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