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Overview

Introduction to Quincy, Florida

Located in Gadsden county, Quincy, Florida, is 21 miles NW of Tallahassee, Florida (center to center) and 176 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida. The city is located in the Tallahassee metropolitan area.

Quincy History

The area known as Quincy holds a seat on Gadsden county, established in the year 1823. The county was named in honor of James Gadsden of South Carolina, who served as Florida's aide-de-camp in the year 1818. The city of Quincy was named in honor of John Quincy Adams. The community used to be a busy tobacco center; however, by the 1960s the industry declined. The patrons of one of the cities' local banks became extremely successful when they bought stock in the Coca-Cola Company, which at the time was a small company.

Quincy and Nearby Attractions

  • Alfred B Maclay State Gardens.
  • Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science.
  • Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.
  • Museum of Florida History.
  • Three Rivers State Park.
  • Knott House Museum.

Things To Do In Quincy

The Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science, Gulf Specimen Aquarium and Marine Laboratory and Dezell House are located in Quincy. Golf courses include the Havana Golf & Country Club, Jake Gaither Golf Course and Golf Club of Quincy. The Gadsden County Public Library is also in the area. The parks in the area include Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park, Lake Talquin State Park and Alfred B Maclay State Gardens.

Quincy Transportation

The nearest airport is the Tallahassee Regional Airport.

Quincy Higher Education

Higher education is available at Albany State University, Valdosta State University and Florida State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,743
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens16.6%
Employed Population 16+2,623
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married32.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,493
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,272

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,659
% Above Poverty Level70.2%
% Below Poverty Level29.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone32.3%
Median Gross Rent$671
Median House Value$95,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)66.2%
English3.8%
German2.9%
Irish2.6%
Italian1.5%
African0.8%
Polish0.7%
West Indian0.5%
French Except Basque0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Quincy Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gadsden County
Standard Zip Codes32351, 32352
P.O. Box Zip Codes32353
Phone Area Codes850
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude30.58
Approximate Longitude-84.58

Quincy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationQUINCY 3 SSW
Distance2.8 miles
Jan Temp39 to 62 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip56.3 inches
StationTALLAHASSEE MUNICIPAL AP
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp40 to 64 F
Apr Temp53 to 80 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 81 F
Annual Precip63.2 inches
StationMONTICELLO 3 W
Distance40.5 miles
Jan Temp38 to 62 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chattahoochee3,150$41,250
Greensboro648$42,656
Gretna1,457$36,150
Havana1,800$45,250
Midway3,256$60,000
Tallahassee188,466$63,475

Quincy Public Libraries

Gadsden County Public Library
732 S. PAT THOMAS PARKWAY
Quincy, Florida
(850) 627-7106

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Quincy Hospitals

Capital Regional Medical Center - Gadsden Memorial Campus
(Proprietary)
23186 Blue Star Hwy
(850) 325-5015

Quincy Public Schools

Bold Step Infant Care
631 S Stewart St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-6030
Primary
Total Enrollment 10
Carter Parramore Academy
631 S Stewart St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-6030
Other
Total Enrollment 189
Crossroad Academy
470 Strong Rd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 875-9626
Other
Total Enrollment 435
Dick Howser Center
35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-9651
Drop Back In Academy
1046 4th St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-6030
Gadsden Adult & Community Education Center
201 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 875-8324
Other
Gadsden Central Academy
35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 875-7249
Other
Total Enrollment 17
Gadsden Elementary Magnet School
500 W King St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-7557
Primary
Total Enrollment 189
Gadsden Technical Institute
201 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 875-8324
High
Total Enrollment 8
Gadsden Virtual Franchise
35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-9651
Other
Gadsden Virtual Instruction Program
35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-9651
Other
Total Enrollment 7
Galloway Academy
1131 Live Oak St Ste A
ZIP: 32351
(850) 662-1240
Primary
Total Enrollment 85
George W. Munroe Elementary School
1850 W King St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 875-8800
Primary
Total Enrollment 627
Greensboro Elementary School
559 Greensboro Hwy
ZIP: 32351
(850) 442-6327
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
Head Start Program
35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-3861
Primary
Total Enrollment 50
Hope Academy
631 S Stewart St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-6030
Other
Total Enrollment 17
James A. Shanks Middle School
1400 W King St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 875-8737
Middle
Total Enrollment 534
Stewart Street Elementary School
749 S Stewart St
ZIP: 32351
(850) 627-3145
Primary
Total Enrollment 633
West Gadsden High School
200 Providence Rd
ZIP: 32351
(850) 442-9500
Other
Total Enrollment 461
St. Johns Elementary School
4463 Bainbridge Hwy
ZIP: 32352
(850) 627-3442
Primary
Total Enrollment 266

Quincy Private Schools

The Community Learning Institute
523 S Pat Thomas Pkwy
ZIP: 32351
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 74
Robert F Munroe Day School
91 Old Mt Pleasant Rd
ZIP: 32352
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 218
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