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La Boca, Colorado

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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

The area code for La Boca: (970)

Communities near La Boca ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from La Boca and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Allison   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Arboles   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bayfield   [Map]   2,628   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chimney Rock   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Durango   [Map]   18,503   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 Tourism Map for La Boca.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) La Boca. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Colorado

About La Plata County

About Colorado

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.

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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 from 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for La Boca.