It is one of many communities which make up the Black Hills Indian Reservation. It is about 3.5 miles north of North Campo and 5.0 miles north of Campo. They are not to be confused with Campo, California which is 10.0 miles to the southwest of La Posta. Manzanita is 1.0 miles to the north. Mexico is 8.7 miles to the south. There around 10 to 15 housing units in La Posta. However, the housing units area spread out over a large area. La Posta is not an actual settlement nor a CDP. The population of La Posta is probably between 20 and 40. The surrounding area is mountainous and has the appearance of a very lush desert. However, the climate conditions are not arid or desert like. The region receives around 15 inches of precipitation a year. You'll notice in the google earth photos the rocky terrain. Elevation is 4,500 feet about sea level. Below are several google earth photos of La Posta.