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The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama and on the west at the end of the panhandle by Alabama.
Quincy is a city in Gadsden County, Florida, United States. The population was 6,982 at the 2000 census and according to the United States Census Bureau the population was 6,975 in 2004. Gadsden County is a county located in the panhandle of the United States, Florida. Quincy is the county seat of Gadsden County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.8 square kilometers out of which 19.7 square kilometers is land and 0.13 percent is water.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.8 percent under the age of 18 years, 9.6 percent from 18 to 24, 25.7 percent from 25 to 44 years of age, 20.6 percent from 45 to 64 and 16.4 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 80.6 males and for every 100 females age 18 and over there were 72.1 males.

Quincy is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Florida and is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. The city enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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