Welcome to Placita ...
Placita is located in Pitkin County.
Placita is 7,440 feet [2,268 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Placita is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Placita lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Placita is located in the (970) area code.
Population Details ...
While we we don't have population counts for Placita, we do have some information about the surrounding area on the Census Page for Placita.
Communities near Placita ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Placita and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.
|Basalt|| [Map] ||3,857||---|| NE ||20 miles [32.2 km]|
|Carbondale|| [Map] ||6,553||+1.96%|| N ||18 miles [29 km]|
|Crystal - Historic|| [Map] ||---|| SE ||9 miles [14.5 km]|
|El Jebel|| [Map] ||---|| NE ||20 miles [32.2 km]|
|Gothic|| [Map] ||---|| SE ||18 miles [29 km]|
|Irwin - Historic|| [Map] ||---|| SE ||19 miles [30.6 km]|
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Placita.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We've added two new sections to our Genealogy Helper Page for Placita.
We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Placita. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Placita. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Placita. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Placita. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Pitkin County
The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Placita: