Placentia, California
City
Citrus groves in Placentia, 1961
Citrus groves in Placentia, 1961
Official seal of Placentia, California
Seal
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 US
Placentia, California
Placentia, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°52′57″N 117°51′18″W
Country United States
State California
CountyOrange
IncorporatedDecember 2, 1926[2]
Government
 • City councilMayor Craig Green
Mayor Pro Tem Chad P. Wanke
Rhonda Shader
Ward Smith
Jeremy B. Yamaguchi[3]
 • TreasurerKevin Larson[4]
 • City clerkPatrick J. Melia[5]
 • City administratorDamien Arrula[6]
Area[7]
 • Total6.63 sq mi (17.17 km2)
 • Land6.61 sq mi (17.13 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)  0.22%
Elevation[8]272 ft (83 m)
Population (2010)[9]
 • Total50,533
 • Estimate (2016)[10]52,228
 • Density7,896.58/sq mi (3,049.04/km2)
Time zonePacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes92870–92871
Area code714
FIPS code06-57526
GNIS feature IDs16612372411432
Websitewww.placentia.org