Gadsden County

Gadsden County is located in Northwest Florida in the Panhandle bordering Alabama. 

Gadsden County was established in 1823 and was named for James Gadsden who was an American diplomat best known for the Gadsden Purchase. 

Gadsden County Florida Image Map
Population - 2000
45,087
Population - 2010
46,389
Population - 2015 Est
48,315
Land Area (sq mi)
516
Water Area (sq mi)
12
Total Area (sq mi)
529

The Gadsden County School District’s mission is to provide the finest education possible for all students. This sentiment among the Gadsden County School Board and staff has been culminated into a “No Excuses” policy, which makes academic achievement for students in the County of the highest importance above all else. Over 5,000 students attend Gadsden County public schools.

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The Carter-Parramore Academy provides academic, dropout prevention, teenage parent, childcare, and expulsion school services for a diverse population of students ranging from fourth to twelfth grades. 

The Gadsden County Public Library has 3 branches serving Gadsden County, in Quincy, Chattahoochee, and Havana.

The Leaf Theatre is a small theater in Quincy's restored downtown historic district. Musical performances are put on here by The Quincy Music Theatre, which runs the theatre.