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Plata, Texas
Ghost Town
Country United States
State Texas
County Presidio
3,780 ft (1,152 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code 432
GNIS feature ID 2033940, 1380371

Plata is an unincorporated community in Presidio County, Texas, on Texas Farm Road 169 approximately 25 miles south of the county seat of Marfa. The population at the 2000 census was 37.

Plata is Spanish for "silver."


This area has a large amount of sunshine year round due to its stable descending air and high pressure. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Plata has a mild desert climate, abbreviated BWn on climate maps.

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