|La Plata County Colorado Cities/Towns - Bayfield, Durango (County Seat), Hesperus, Ignacio
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La Plata County is a county in the State of Colorado of the United States. The United States Census Bureau estimated that the county population was 47,936 in 2006. The county seat is Durango.
The county was named for the La Plata River and the La Plata Mountains. "La plata" is the Spanish language word for "silver".