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La Plata, Maryland

town in Maryland, United States
Charles County Courthouse

La Plata is a city in Charles County, Maryland, United States. In 2010, 8,753 people lived there.[1] It is the county seat of Charles County[2] and home of the Charles County Courthouse.

La Plata was hit by two tornadoes, one in November 1926 that killed 13 people at La Plata Elementary School, and another in April 2002.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): La Plata town, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 3, 2012.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.