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Quincy, Florida

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Welcome to Quincy ...

The city of Quincy is located in Gadsden County<1> and is the County Seat for Gadsden County.

When the people of Quincy refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Quincyan<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Quincy has a population of 6,827 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Quincy.

Quincy is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Quincy lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Quincy (for example, toward Altha), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Quincy: (850)

The ZIP codes for Quincy: 32351-32353<5>

Websites for Quincy ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Quincy had an population of 6,827 people. This is a decrease of 14.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Quincy had a population of 7,972 people (which is 17.19% of the total population of Gadsden County). This makes Quincy the county's most populous community.

The population of Quincy represents 0.04% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,972 people, the population of Quincy increased 14.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,982 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Quincy.

Adding Quincy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Quincy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Quincy was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Quincy on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Quincy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Quincy - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Quincy.

Communities near Quincy ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Quincy.

  • Recovery [Decatur County]
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    • Recovery [Decatur County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Quincy
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 33,015 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Recovery have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Recovery
  • Chattahoochee [Gadsden County]
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    • Chattahoochee [Gadsden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Quincy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattahoochee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattahoochee<8>
  • Midway [Gadsden County]
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    • Midway [Gadsden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Quincy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<8>
  • Havana [Gadsden County]
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    • Havana [Gadsden County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Quincy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,708 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greensboro [Gadsden County]
    • Attapulgus [Decatur County]
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      • Attapulgus [Decatur County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Quincy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attapulgus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attapulgus<8>
    • Gretna [Gadsden County]
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      • Gretna [Gadsden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Quincy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna<8>
    • Mount Pleasant [Gadsden County]
    • Faceville [Decatur County]
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      • Faceville [Decatur County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Quincy
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    • Fowlstown [Decatur County]
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      • Fowlstown [Decatur County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Quincy
      • Fowlstown has also been known as:
      • Fowltown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fowlstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fowlstown<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Quincy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Quincy.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Quincy. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Quincy.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Quincy. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Quincy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quincy ...

Looking for more information about Quincy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Quincy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Quincy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Florida

About Gadsden County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Quincy:

The official website for Gadsden County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Gadsden, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Quincy refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Quincy may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Quincy.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quincy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Quincy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Quincy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Quincy includes: 32351, 32352 & 32353.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Quincy) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Quincy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from QuincyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quincy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5881, Longitude: -84.5815    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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