Place:Placentia, Orange, California, United States

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NamePlacentia
TypeCity
Coordinates33.883°N 117.855°W
Located inOrange, California, United States
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Placentia is a city in northern Orange County, California. The population was 50,533 during the 2010 census, up from 46,488 in the 2000 census. This includes the community of Atwood, which is included in the city of Placentia, and is located in its southernmost quadrant. Primarily known as a bedroom community, Placentia is known for its quiet neighborhoods and strong public safety.

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The name of the city is derived from the Latin word for "pleasant".

In 1971, Placentia was honored with the prestigious "All America City" Award, given out annually by the National Civic League to ten cities in the United States.

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