Quincy Information

Location:

Seven miles south of Boston

Size:

16.77 square miles; population 89,059

Transportation:

Easy access from Routes 93, 128, 3 & 3A

Rapid Transit:

Four Quincy MBTA Red Line stations

Bus:

MBTA fixed route service

Commuter Rail:

Old Colony Line

Committed city government:

Quincy is a business friendly community committed to growing the economy and strengthening the City as a great place to live, work and invest in.

Diversified tax base:

Residential, commercial, industrial and office

Commitment to economic growth:

Economic Development Incentive Program, Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Quincy Center Master TIF and Redevelopment programs, District Improvement Financing (DIF), Q2000 Loan Pool, links to various State Incentives

Infrastructure:

Well-developed infrastructure with on-going program of scheduled improvements; planned completion of Quincy Center Concourse new off-ramp for Crown Colony access, $5 million in local road and sidewalk improvements

Tourism:

Historical sites attract more than 250,000 visitors annually and the city supports Discover Quincy in promoting the city as a tourist destination.

Educational & Recreation Resources:

Home to two colleges, three golf courses, 27 miles of shoreline, the state’s largest marina and waterfront entertainment destination—Marina Bay, extensive park and recreational programs and easy access to the many colleges and universities in the Boston area. 

Business Organizations:

Promoting and supporting the interests of business —Quincy Chamber of Commerce, South Shore Chamber of Commerce (the country’s largest accredited suburban chamber).

Skilled workforce:

Businesses tap one of the best-educated workforces in the world with the city’s easy accessibility to the Greater Boston Metropolitan area.

Excellent shopping, dining and cultural activities:

The city offers an amazing range of enjoyable activities from fishing to one of the finest golf courses in the region, as well as the Adams National Historical Park with the homes of the famed Adams family. Quincy’s Thomas Crane Public Library is a substantial regional resource that serves residents and businesses.

Many local organizations offer music, arts and theatre entertainment throughout the year. Quincy ArtsAlive provides up-to-date information.

Quincy also offers a wide selection of dining opportunities, from traditional fare to gourmet and ethnic fare from informal to sophisticated.

When it comes to shopping, there are clothing boutiques and specialty shops, as well as larger department stores and super stores. Quincy’s neighborhood shopping areas—Quincy Center, Wollaston, North Quincy, Quincy Point and Marina Bay feature a wide range of shopping choices and convenient services.