La Plata, New Mexico Overview
La Plata, New Mexico includes 21 nearby coal leases. 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.
- La Plata, New Mexico has a population of 612 (based on numbers from 2010).
- Located in San Juan County, New Mexico.
- La Plata, New Mexico sits 1,764 meters (5,787.4 feet) above sea level feet above sea level.
in La Plata, New Mexico
- 21 Total
- 11 Authorized
- 1 Pending
- 8 Closed
- 1 Expired
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.