La Plata County , Colorado

La Plata County: County in Colorado, United States

La Plata County locator map
Location of La Plata County on Colorado map.
The Strater Hotel  opened in 1888 during a mining boom in Durango  Colorado LCCN2015632887 image
The Strater Hotel opened in 1888 during a mining boom in Durango Colorado LCCN2015632887

About

La Plata County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,334 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 56,221 inhabitants. Its county seat is Durango. The county was created 147 years ago in 1873.

Geography

La Plata County is located at 37°17'12"N 107°50'36"W (37.2865600, -107.8433400). It has 5 neighbors: Archuleta County, Dolores County, Hinsdale County, Montezuma County and San Juan County.

The largest city of La Plata County is Durango with a population of 18,973. .

Weather

La Plata County forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. more

La Plata County map

La Plata County Quick Facts

Population : 56,221 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Different from : La Plata
Twitter username : laplatacountyco
Area : 4403 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Altitude : 7,867 feet / 2398 meters
Capital : Durango
Establishment : January 01, 1874
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 23:16:10 (7th May 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.69% (2010-2019)
Weather : 44℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather

La Plata County has 5 neighbors .

Demographics

The population of La Plata County increased by 8.69% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,334 - census
2011 51,866 1.03% estimation process
2012 52,451 1.12% estimation process
2013 53,368 1.72% estimation process
2014 53,865 0.92% estimation process
2015 54,687 1.5% estimation process
2016 55,316 1.14% estimation process
2017 55,563 0.44% estimation process
2018 56,299 1.31% estimation process
2019 56,221 -0.14% estimation process

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La Plata County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in La Plata County.

City Name Population Title
Durango 18,973 City in and county seat of La Plata County, Colorado, United States
Bayfield 2,689 Town in Colorado, USA
Ignacio 908 Statutory Town in La Plata County, Colorado, United States

Colorado Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Colorado 5,758,736 State of the United States of America
Denver 727,211 Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county
Denver County 727,211 County in Colorado, United States, coterminous with the City of Denver
El Paso County 720,403 One of the 64 counties in the U.
Arapahoe County 656,590 County in Colorado, United States
Jefferson County 582,881 County in Colorado, United States
Adams County 517,421 County in Colorado, United States
Colorado Springs 478,221 County seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States
Aurora 379,289 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Larimer County 356,899 County in Colorado, United States
Douglas County 351,154 County in Colorado, United States
Boulder County 326,196 County in Colorado, United States
Weld County 324,492 County in Colorado, United States
Fort Collins 170,243 Municipality and county seat of Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Pueblo County 168,424 County in Colorado, United States
Lakewood 157,935 City in Colorado
The Strater Hotel  opened in 1888 during a mining boom in Durango  Colorado LCCN2015632887 image

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