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County seat: Durango 
Places / Localities
La Plata County includes three incorporated cities: Durango (the county seat), Bayfield, and Ignacio
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Pine River
An Index of the WPA Employment Case Files between 1935 and 1942 was compiled from the official record of the Colorado Department of Public Welfare, La Plata County Office. The information contained in the record generally shows:
- Name of the applicant
- Date of the filing
- Case number
- Name(s) and location of next of kin
- Date applicant accepted for employment
- Military service dates
- General work experience record and qualifications.
Societies and Libraries
Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield
395 Center Drive
Bayfield, CO 81122
Phone: (970) 884-2222
Durango Public Library
1188 E Second Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 375-3380
Ignacio Library District
470 Goddard Ave
Ignacio, CO 81137
Phone: (970) 563-9287
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers
2 Hilltop Cir
Durango, LaPlata, Colorado, United States
Redmesa Colorado Ward
6848 State Hwy 140
Redmesa, LaPlata, Colorado, United States
These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).