Placentia, California
Citrus groves in Placentia, 1961
Citrus groves in Placentia, 1961
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 US
Placentia, California
Placentia, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°52′57″N 117°51′18″W
Country  United States
State  California
County Orange
Incorporated December 2, 1926[2]
 • City council Mayor Craig Green
Mayor Pro Tem Chad P. Wanke
Rhonda Shader
Ward Smith
Jeremy B. Yamaguchi[3]
 • Treasurer Kevin Larson[4]
 • City clerk Patrick J. Melia[5]
 • City administrator Damien Arrula[6]
 • Total 6.63 sq mi (17.17 km2)
 • Land 6.61 sq mi (17.13 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)  0.22%
Elevation[8] 272 ft (83 m)
Population (2010)[9]
 • Total 50,533
 • Estimate (2016)[10] 52,228
 • Density 7,896.58/sq mi (3,049.04/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 92870–92871
Area code 714
FIPS code 06-57526
GNIS feature IDs 16612372411432