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Quincy is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. Its nicknames are "City of Presidents", "City of Legends", and "Birthplace of the American Dream". As a major part of Metropolitan Boston, Quincy is a member of Boston's Inner Core Committee for the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC). Its population in 2010 was 92,271, making it the 8th largest city in the state.

Quincy is named for Colonel John Quincy, maternal grandfather of Abigail Adams and after whom John Quincy Adams was also named. Quincy is the birthplace of former U.S. Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, as well as statesman John Hancock, fourth and longest serving President of the Continental Congress.

Attractions in the area includes Adams National Historical Park, USS Salem & the U.S. Naval Shipbuilding Museum, Hancock Cemetery, Quincy Historical Society, Dorothy Quincy Homestead, Josiah Quincy House, Thomas Crane Public Library, United First Parish Church, Boston Harbor Islands State Park, Wollaston Beach, Quincy Shores Reservation and Nickerson Beach

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