Los Alamos County (English: "The Poplars" or "Cottonwoods") is a county in the U.S. state of New Mexico.As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,950. The smallest county in area of this state was administered exclusively by the U.S. federal government during the Manhattan Project, but now has equal status to New Mexico's other counties.
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Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States, that is recognized as the development and creation place of the atomic bomb—the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. The town is located on four mesas of the Pajarito Plateau, and has a population of 12,019. It is the county seat and one of two population centers in the county known as census-designated places; the other is White Rock.
El condado de Los Álamos es uno de los 33 condados del estado americano de Nuevo México.. La sede del condado es Los Álamos, al igual que su mayor ciudad.El condado tiene un área de 283 km² y una población de 18.343 habitantes, para una densidad de población de 65 hab/km² (según censo nacional de 2000).
Eldorado lies entirely within the Canada de los Alamos Grant, a Spanish land grant which dates back to 1785. In 1883, the entire grant was sold for US$2,000. As recorded in 1894, and patented by the US government, the size of the grant was about 12,068 acres (49 km 2).
Los Alamos County: 028: Los Alamos: 1949: Parts of Sandoval County and Santa Fe County. Named for its county seat of Los Alamos, New Mexico, which itself is the Spanish name for the cottonwood tree 19,369: 109 sq mi (282 km 2) Luna County: 029: Deming: 1901: Parts of Doña Ana County and Grant County.
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Los Alamos National Laboratory is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory initially organized during World War II for the design of nuclear weapons as part of the Manhattan Project. It is a short distance northwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the southwestern United States. Los Alamos was selected as the top-secret location for bomb design in late 1942 and officially commissioned the next year, under the management of University of California. At the time it was known as Project
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,911 square miles (4,950 km 2), of which 1,909 square miles (4,940 km 2) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km 2) (0.08%) is water. It is the fifth-smallest county in New Mexico by area. The highest point in the county is the summit of Santa Fe Baldy at 3,847 meters (12,621 ft).
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