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Placentia is a city in Orange County in Southern California.

Get in[edit]

Map of Placentia (California)

By car[edit]

The CA-57 Orange freeway runs north-south through the city. The CA-91 Riverside freeway is only a mile south of the city and runs east-west.

By bus[edit]

Orange County Transportation Authority offers bus service.

Get around[edit]

The only reliable way to get around Placentia is by car. Buses are notoriously slow and have few stops, and because of this, few locals use them regularly, causing a vicious cycle in which this leads to services being only minimally offered.


  • Old Town Placentia. Site where the city was born. Includes a lot of buildings from the early 1920s. Also home to several popular Mexican restaurants.





  • The Bruery, 717 Dunn Way, +1 714 996-6258. Daily noon-10PM. Microbrewery and tap room. Crowded every night and usually has a food truck outside.


Go next[edit]

  • Yorba Linda - Located 4 miles to the east, Yorba Linda is the birthplace of President Richard Nixon and is home to his Presidential library and museum.
Routes through Placentia
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