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La Plata County, CO
The county was named for the La Plata River and mountains

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La Plata County is one of 64 counties in Colorado.

The county is in the Durango metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 46,468. This was an increase of  5.75% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$40,159
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Plata County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in La Plata County was $29,127. This was an increase of 26.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 94% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Durango

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19% of La Plata County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Plata County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in La Plata County include Allison Tiffany Cemetery, Animas Cemetery, Bayfield Cemetery, Crestview Memorial Garden, Elco Cemetery, Green Mountain Cemetery, Greenmount Cemetery, Hay Gulch Cemetery, Hermosa Cemetery, Hesperus Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in La Plata County include Bayfield, Durango, Ignacio ... View communities

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Colleges in La Plata County include Fort Lewis College ... View colleges

School districts in La Plata County include Bayfield 10 Jt-R, Durango 9-R, Ignacio 11 Jt ... View school districts

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Libraries in La Plata County include Bayfield/Pine River Public Library District, Durango Public Library, Durango-Sunnyside Branch, Fort Lewis Mesa Branch, Ignacio Library District / McClanahan Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in La Plata County include Durango Herald ... View newspapers

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La Plata County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Plata County political report.

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Airports in La Plata County include Durango-La Plata County

Hotels in La Plata County include Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Durango Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn, Days Inn Durango, Doubletree Hotel Durango, Durango Travelodge, Econo Lodge, Ferringway Resort Condominiums, Hampton Inn - Durango ... More hotels

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