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Welcome to Quincy ...
Quincy was settled in 1625.
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 94,513 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Quincy is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Quincy lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Quincy: (617) and (857)<5>
The ZIP codes for Quincy: 02169-02171, 02269<6>
Websites for Quincy ...
Official Website: www.ci.quincy.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Quincy had an population of 94,513 people. This is an increase of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.37% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Quincy had a population of 92,271 people (which is 13.75% of the total population of Norfolk County). This makes Quincy the county's most populous community.
The population of Quincy represents 1.41% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 92,271 people, the population of Quincy increased 4.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 88,025 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Quincy.
Communities Also Named Quincy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 27 communities that are also named Quincy - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, 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.
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 34 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Quincy was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Quincy in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Quincy.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Quincy: www.ci.quincy.ma.us/
The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023