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Located in the Florida Panhandle, Gadsden County is west of Tallahassee and is bordered by the state of Georgia to the north. It is the only county in Florida where the majority of the population is African American, with 56% of the population of 46,389 in 2010 identifying themselves a such. Created in 1823, the county was named for James Gadsden, a soldier from South Carolina who served as an aide to General Andrew Jackson during the Seminole Wars in Florida in the 1820s. The county has a total area of 529 square miles.
The county seat is Quincy, located in the center of the county. Once heavily dependent upon farming for its economic base, Quincy–as well as the rest of Gadsden County–was focused on the production of tobacco, tomatoes, mushrooms, soybeans, and eggs. The production of tobacco ceased in 1977, faced with lessening demand. The mushroom factory closed in 2008, at about the same time that the county saw massive layoffs on its tomato farms. In the past several years, the county has been focused on businesses to boost the economy.
The Gadsden County Jail, administered by the Bureau of Corrections of the Sheriff’s Office, houses an average of 190 male and female inmates. The jail is only rated for a maximum of 157 inmates, so overcrowding is a problem. Located at 339 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351, the phone number for the facility is 850-875-8844. In order to view the visitation schedule, first look up an inmate through the website. There will be a link to the schedule for that particular inmate’s dorm, if they are allowed to have visitors. For more information, call the jail.
Also located in Gadsden County is the Gadsden Correctional Facility. This was the first privately-owned facility to house prisoners under contract with the Florida Department of Corrections. A maximum of 1,544 female inmates are housed here, at 6044 Greensboro Highway, Quincy, Florida 32351. For more information, or to locate a prisoner, contact the Florida Department of Corrections or call the facility at 850-875-9701.
A state-run facility, Quincy Annex, is located at 2225 Pat Thomas Parkway in Quincy. The Annex, which functions under the supervision of Liberty Correctional Institution in neighboring Liberty County, was previously a vocational center run by the Florida Department of Corrections. In 1995, it began housing up to 408 adult males in close, medium, minimum, and work release custody. The phone number is 850-627-5400.
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Gadsden County Jail Address: 339 E Jefferson St QUINCY FL 32353