Gadsden County

Gadsden County, Florida

PO Box 1649
Quincy, FL 32353
Phone: (850) 875-8601
Fax: (850) 875-8612

On northern border of FL panhandle, west of Tallahassee; organized Jun 24, 1823 (prior to statehood) from Jackson County. Name Origin: For James Gadsden (1788-1858), SC soldier and politician, negotiator of the Gadsden Purchase (1853)

Area (sq mi):: 528.49 (land 516.13; water 12.35) Population per square mile: 90.00
Population 2005: 46,428 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 9.70% Population 2000: 45,087 (White 35.90%; Black or African American 57.10%; Hispanic or Latino 6.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,499; median household $31,248; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,588-$20,535
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 29.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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MSgt Kerrison was also honored as the Teacher of the Year by the Veterans for Foreign Wars Post 1351 in Gadsden County and is a member of Europes prestigious Sergeant Morales Club.
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Cheri Harris is editor/manager at The Gadsden County Times in Quincy, Fla.
With that in mind, he offered the opportunity to attend a professional basketball game to 40 Gadsden County high school students and 10 chaperones.
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Earlier, Morrison was managing editor of Landmark's weekly Gadsden County Times in Quincy, Fla.
Gadsden County, which is a Democratic stronghold, should also be on the radar.
The consortium has partnered with Collier County for two teachers who accompany children of Immokalee tomato pickers for summer sessions in Gadsden County.
0 Gadsden County, Florida 115 N/A Gilchrist County, Florida 107 N/A Hardee County, Florida 204 N/A Hendry County, Florida 148 N/A Hernando County, Florida 230 71.
Adage also needs the permission of Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for its proposed Gadsden County project.
Gadsden County is Florida's sole majority black county (57% Black) and is also the state's poorest county where young black males endured a 70% rate of unemployment at the close of 2004 (Burlew 2005).
The 500-acre parcel in southwest Gadsden County protects a critical two-mile stretch of the Apalachicola River, three miles of unique limestone bluffs, ravines and caves, and a number of endangered plants and animals.