Plaskett is a very small oceanside community in the Big Sur region of Monterey County, California. It lies at an elevation of 203 feet (62 m).
At the county level, Plaskett is represented on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors by Supervisor Dave Potter.
In the California State Legislature, Plaskett is in the 17th Senate District, represented by Democrat Bill Monning, and in the 30th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Anna Caballero.
In the United States House of Representatives, Plaskett is in California's 20th congressional district, represented by Democrat Jimmy Panetta