Location Profile

Quincy, Illinois

Facility Type
Facility Location
Quincy, Illinois
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Quincy, Illinois and has a proud history dating back more than 100 years. Medical services offered for patients include family medicine, surgery, emergency care, pediatrics, and more than 15 specialties.

Community Overview

Called Illinois' "Gem City," Quincy is located on the banks of the Mississippi River, and is a thriving Midwest city. With good schools, abundant arts and culture, and hundreds of recreational opportunities, it's a charming city where you're never bored. Niche.com has ranked it among its top 10,000 places to live in America, and it's easy to see why. Quincy is family-friendly, historic, and beautiful. Whether you want to admire classic architecture, spend time in nature, or just shop interesting local stores, it's ready to deliver what you need.

To learn more about Quincy visit the city's official website, SeeQuincy, and explore the county website.

Cost of Living


Quincy Public Schools is the local school district and is ranked above average. The district currently features 5 elementary schools, 1 junior high school, and 1 high school.  The district's rating on Niche.com has it among the top 200 on both the Most Diverse School Districts and Best School Districts in Illinois lists. Quincy Sr. High School has been recognized by Best U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools and is ranked 7,000th in the nation and 236th in the state. Because Quincy is the home of Quincy University, the school district offers a chance for students to start their college education while still enrolled in high school with dual enrollment. There are also 11 private schools in Quincy.

Click here to read more about public schools in Quincy.
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Quincy features public bus lines for traveling through the city and SeeQuincy visitors bureau, offers free bike rentals for 2 hours every weekday. Daily service to Chicago, Illinois is available via Amtrak for weekend or day trips to the Windy City.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Quincy has a great mix of retail with local boutiques and shops full of merchandise from gifts to apparel. Quincy Mall is home to Buckle, FYE, Hibbett Sports, plus offers an arcade, play area, and movie theater. If you're in the mood for something one-of-a-kind or vintage, you can browse one of the 20 different vintage shops in the area. For a little of everything else, from children's toys to household goods, there's Walmart, Kohl's, and T.J. Maxx.

The arts are strong in Quincy with a diverse collection of museums, public performances, and events to experience in the city. There's so much to see and experience, it's hard to know where to start. The Quincy Art Center features galleries, plus rotating exhibits for topics like miniatures, sculptures, and other mediums. The History Museum on the Square is located in the first Quincy public library building and houses various artifacts, while the All-Wars Museum focuses on exhibits for war history from the American Revolution forward. There's also a 1930s Agricultural Museum and the World Aerospace Museum, each space full of thousands of objects and history spanning hundreds of years. Quincy is well known for its stunning architecture ranging from a Mediterranean castle to Greek Revival mansions, and it's easy to spot them all with the Quincy Self-Guided Architecture Tour map. You can pick up the guide then take the tour on foot or via a rented bicycle.

With options for every age, the performing arts scene of Quincy offers entertainment all year-long. The Quincy Community Theatre presents comedies plus family-friendly productions like the annual Christmas Carol and Disney-inspired shows. Live concerts are offered by the Quincy Symphony Orchestra and spring to summer features free Blues concerts in the historic downtown.

Quincy's location on the banks of the Mississippi River makes it a beautiful place to enjoy year-round. The city has an excellent parks system with many recreational facilities spread about the city as well, with a total of 15 playgrounds. Quincy's Moorman Park includes a mini-golf, batting cages, kayak rental, paddleboards, and other fun outdoor activities for families. Gardner Park has some of the best nature trails in the city with 3.0 miles of trail for running, walking, hiking, and biking, and Indian Mounds is perfect for a trip to the pool. Quinsippi Island features a log cabin village and is easily accessed by a bridge, making it a perfect place for a picnic. The parks system also boasts the 27-hole Westview Golf Course. Other fun in the area includes Casino Lanes bowling alley, the skating rink Scotties Fun Spot, and the kid-friendly indoor playground Bonkers.

Illinois has been growing steadily in diversity over the years, and while Quincy doesn't have any Filipino restaurants, a day trip to Chicago, Illinois, just 4 hours away, means you can have delicious home-cooked Filipino favorites at one of the 10 Filpino restaurants such as Subo Filipino Kitchen, Isla Pilipina Restaurant, and Kubo Chicago.

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Crime Rate

Quincy is safe for families. The Quincy Police Department has 74 sworn officers who are dedicated to the city's safety and engage in active crime prevention programs including neighborhood watch.

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