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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Comes with a leather sheath handmade by Gadsden County Leatherworks.
These reefs are located in seven to eight feet of water and are located at: Pat Thomas Park and High Bluff Campground in Gadsden County and Ben Stoutamire Landing and Williams Landing in Leon County.
A man outside Tallahassee, Florida, was killed by a falling tree and was the first of "four storm-related fatalities" announced by the Gadsden County Sheriff's office.
In Gadsden County in northwest Florida, not far from Tallahassee, which took a direct shot from Michael, the sheriff's office reported four deaths related to the storm.
Four deaths occurred in Gadsden County, west of Tallahassee, according to Lt.
Four people were killed in Gadsden County, Florida, including a man who died after a tree fell on a home.
Gadsden County sheriff's spokeswoman Anglie Hightower said a "male subject" was killed by a tree toppling onto his house in Greensboro, Florida, in the first fatality related to the hurricane.
Cheri Harris is editor/manager at The Gadsden County Times in Quincy, Fla., and former features editor and reporter at The Citrus County Chronicle in Crystal River, Fla.
Caption: BEING BORN, RAISED, AND EDUCATED in Gadsden County, Adaryll Lee was faced with many "small town obstacles." Nevertheless, he found his calling and his way.
Koch; Fagales: Juglandaceae), and sweet gum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.; Saxifragales: Altingiaceae) in Gadsden County, Florida, USA (30[degrees]32'52"N, 84[degrees]35'36"W); and oak and dogwood (Cornus florida L.; Caryophyllales: Cornaceae) in Leon County, Florida, USA (30[degrees]28'37"N, 84[degrees]21'30"W).
Earlier, Morrison was managing editor of Landmark's weekly Gadsden County Times in Quincy, Fla., for 30 months, and she also held the same title at CNHI's weekly Nassau County Record in Callahan, Fla., from 2004-2007.
Gadsden County, which is a Democratic stronghold, should also be on the radar.