to La Plata County
Colorado Genealogy Trails!
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Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by
genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use
of all researchers.
county is available for adoption!
you are interested in joining Genealogy Trails as the host of any of our
county websites, view our Volunteer
Page for all the ins and outs of becoming a host.
(Enough knowlege to make a
basic webpage and a desire to transcribe data is required.)
February 10, 1874
Named for the La Plata River and the La Plata Mountains
"La plata" is the Spanish language word for "silver"
The county seat is Durango
Cities and Towns
* Bondad * Breen * Durango * Falfa * Gem Village
Hermosa * Hesperus * Ignacio * Oxford * Redmesa * Tiffany