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Gadsden County

Founded June 24, 1832
County Seat: Quincy
516.13 sq. miles
Population (2010): 46,389
Median household income (2009): $34,570

Interesting Facts

» Gadsden County was named for James Gadsden of South Carolina, who served as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp in Florida in 1818.

» Named 2006 USDA Rural Development Community of the Year.

» Gadsden County is the only predominantly African-American county in Florida.

» The Gadsden Art Center showcases exhibitions and offers educational opportunities year-round.

» Gadsden County is part of the Tallahassee Metropolitan Statistical Area.

» The Leaf Theater is the largest community musical venue in North Florida and South Georgia.