Area: 26.9 sq miles (69.67 km²)
Population: 92,909 (2011)
Subway service is available on the Red Line of the MBTA from four stations in Quincy: North Quincy, Wollaston, Quincy Center, and Quincy Adams. Commuter rail service operates out of Quincy Center. Both services serve South Station in Boston with connections to MBTA Commuter Rail and Amtrak intercity lines.
Quincy is the location of the corporate headquarters of several firms, including Boston Financial Data Services, the Stop & Shop supermarket chain, Arbella Mutual Insurance Company and The Patriot Ledger, publisher the South Shore's largest regional newspaper.
John Quincy Adams - Sixth President of the United States. John Hancock - patriot and president of the Continental Congress.
Dropkick Murphys-Celtic punk rock band.
Howard Deering Johnson - founder of the Howard Johnson's chain.