|City of Quincy|
Downtown Quincy in 2018
"City of Presidents"
Location of Quincy in Norfolk County, Massachusetts
|Named for||John Quincy|
|• Mayor||Thomas P. Koch|
|• City Council|
|• Total||26.91 sq mi (69.69 km2)|
|• Land||16.57 sq mi (42.92 km2)|
|• Water||10.33 sq mi (26.77 km2)|
|Elevation||30 ft (9 m)|
|Highest elevation||517 ft (158 m)|
|Lowest elevation||0 ft (0 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||5,700.24/sq mi (2,200.90/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (Eastern)|
02169, 02170, 02171
|Area code(s)||617 and 857|
|GNIS feature ID||0617701|
Quincy is a city in Norfolk County in the U.S. State of Massachusetts. It is part of Metropolitan Boston. It is named after Colonel John Quincy, who was Abigail Adams' mother's father. Quincy also had Adams' son, John Quincy Adams, named after him. It is the birthplace of John Adams, the second U.S. President, and Adams' son, John Quincy Adams, the sixth U.S. President. It was settled in 1625 and officially founded in 1792.
References[change | change source]
- "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
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