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Los Alamos County, New Mexico

US county information
NameLos Alamos County
StateNew Mexico
SeatLos Alamos
Largest cityLos Alamos
US Area
Total Area109 sq mi (282.3 km2)
Land Area109 sq mi (282.3 km2)
Population18343 (2000)
Density65/km2 (168.4/sq mi)

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Los Alamos County (Spanish: The Cottonwoods) is the smallest county, by area, in the U.S. state of New Mexico. In 2000, its population was 18,343. The Class H county/municipality was administered exclusively by the U.S. federal government during the Manhattan Project, but now has equal status to New Mexico's other counties. The seat of the county is at the townsite of Los Alamos. The other population center in the county is White Rock. The county is home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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