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La Plata, Missouri
Welcome to La Plata ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, La Plata has a population of 1,308 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of La Plata.
La Plata is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: La Plata lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for La Plata: (660)
The ZIP code for La Plata: 63549<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, La Plata had an population of 1,308 people. This is a decrease of 4.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.98% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, La Plata had a population of 1,366 people (or 8.78% of the total population of Macon County). This makes La Plata the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of La Plata represents 0.02% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 298th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,366 people, the population of La Plata decreased 8.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,486 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for La Plata.
Adding La Plata to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of La Plata in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of La Plata elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found La Plata on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for La Plata on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named La Plata ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named La Plata - they are located in Colorado, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas (2) and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for La Plata.
Communities near La Plata ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near La Plata.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around La Plata. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for La Plata.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of La Plata. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around La Plata.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Plata. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for La Plata.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Plata ...
Looking for more information about La Plata? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for La Plata, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for La Plata.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Plata. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021