Placentia, California

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Placentia, California
Citrus groves in Placentia, 1961
Citrus groves in Placentia, 1961
Flag of Placentia, California
Official seal of Placentia, California
Motto(s): 
"A pleasant place to live."[1]
Location of Placentia within Orange County, California
Location of Placentia within Orange County, California
Placentia, California is located in the United States
Placentia, California
Placentia, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°52′57″N 117°51′18″W / 33.88250°N 117.85500°W / 33.88250; -117.85500Coordinates: 33°52′57″N 117°51′18″W / 33.88250°N 117.85500°W / 33.88250; -117.85500
Country United States
State California
CountyOrange
IncorporatedDecember 2, 1926[2]
Government
 • City councilMayor Rhonda Shader
Mayor Pro Tempore Ward Smith
Craig Green
Chad P. Wanke
Jeremy B. Yamaguchi[3]
 • TreasurerKevin Larson[4]
 • City clerkPatrick J. Melia[5]
 • City administratorDamien Arrula[6]
Area
 • Total6.63 sq mi (17.16 km2)
 • Land6.61 sq mi (17.12 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)  0.22%
Elevation272 ft (83 m)
Population
 • Total50,533
 • Estimate 
(2019)
51,233
 • Density7,748.49/sq mi (2,991.71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
92870–92871
Area code714
FIPS code06-57526
GNIS feature IDs1661237, 2411432
Websitewww.placentia.org

Placentia (/pləˈsɛnʃə/) is a city in northern Orange County, California. The population was 50,533 during the 2010 census.

References[change | change source]

  1. "City of Placentia California Website". City of Placentia California Website. Retrieved September 14, 2012.
  2. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  3. "Mayor / City Council". City of Placentia. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  4. "City Treasurer". City of Placentia. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  5. "City Clerk". City of Placentia. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  6. "Administration". City of Placentia. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  7. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  8. "Placentia". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
  9. "Placentia (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2015.