| • ||Sindaco|
|• Total||6.17 km2 (2.38 sq mi)|
|Elevation||447 m (1,467 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2016)|
|• Density||310/km2 (790/sq mi)|
Ponte Capriasca is first mentioned in 1335 as Ponte. In 1491 it was mentioned as Ponte Criviascha.
Historically, it was part of
In 1455, it separated from the
The local economy of the village was based on agriculture and the income from the seasonal migration, especially to northern Italy. From the 1970s the village experienced a building boom and its population increased fivefold. In 2005 slightly over half of the jobs are in the service sector and over three-quarters of the population are commuters.