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Welcome to La Boca ...

La Boca is located in La Plata County.

La Boca is 6,160 feet [1,878 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of La Boca is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: La Boca lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

La Boca is located in the (970) area code.

Communities near La Boca ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Allison   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Arboles   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bayfield   [Map]   2,687   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chimney Rock   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Durango   [Map]   18,465   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Gem Village   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for La Boca.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around La Boca. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of La Boca. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Boca.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for La Boca:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Boca ...

Looking for more information about La Boca? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about La Boca? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to La Boca, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for La Boca.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Boca. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: www.colorado.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Boca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in La Boca. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- La Boca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Boca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0111, Longitude: -107.6020     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for La Boca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Boca.

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