Introduction To Quincy, California

Quincy, California is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California, in Plumas County.  We hope this website helps to introduce our wonderful community to the World and intice you to come visit. 

With year round activities and celebrations, Quincy makes for an exciting yet affordable vacation destination.  Choose from the many riches of our area; the high sierra mountains with it’s unlimited lakes and rivers offer both winter and summer fun, local festivities including such events as Sparkle (the 1st weekend of Dec.), Girls Night Out (September), Plumas County Fair (August), Beer Fest and Leaf Peepers Tours (October), High Sierra Music Festival (July), just to name a few.

Quincy, the Plumas County seat, is nestled against the western slope of the Sierra Nevada range and tucked at the edge of the lush American Valley. 

The largest community in Plumas County, Quincy is located midway between Oroville and Reno on the Feather River National Scenic Byway (State Route 70).

Quincy’s Main Street is known for its attractive downtown historic buildings that have been the focus of preservation and restoration. Many of these are featured on a self-guided walking tour that begins at the Plumas County Museum, located behind the county courthouse. 

Plumas County Courthouse

The four-story courthouse building on Main Street is the county’s most dominant and impressive structure. Built in 1921, it features huge marble posts and staircases. Outside, expansive grassy areas with benches and sitting areas are a favorite location for local events, including the Quincy Main Street Sparkle in December.

This enchanting town has a strong commitment to the arts, with numerous musical and dramatic events being staged at the historic Town Hall Theatre and up and coming West End Theater.  The Plumas County Arts Commission is headquartered in Quincy, in one of several Main Street galleries that feature changing displays of work by regional artists. The galleries host a series of Friday night “Art Walks” throughout the year.

 Quincy also offers an abundance of services and shopping opportunities.  (Please see Merchants Page)  Numerous motels, cottages, a bed and breakfast inn and a variety of restaurants (Places to Eat) are ready to accommodate visitors.  (See “Places to Stay”)

Just west of Quincy is Feather River College, a two-year college set on a hill overlooking the valley. “FRC” is well- known for its outdoor recreation, equine studies and natural resource curricula. A new walking/bike trail connects the college with Gansner Park and Quincy’s bike path.

Plumas-Sierra County Fair in Quincy, CaliforniaQuincy also is home to the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, located on the eastern side of Quincy off Highway 70. 

For more information on the Quincy area, visit Quincy Chamber of Commerce or call 530-283-0188 or (877) 283-0188.

Take a look around the site.  We have pages that you can select at the top of the main page such as Lodging, Merchants and Fun Things To Do.

This is brand new….. so be patient with us while we build our site to include photos of our beautiful town and surrounding areas such as Bucks Lake, The Feather River Canyon, Feather River College and so on.


About quincyca

I am the proud owner of the Alley Cat Cafe & Coffee House in Quincy, California. I'm a member of the Quincy Chamber of Commerce and the Quincy Merchant Group. I started this blog to let people know about our wonderful community and to inspire them to visit.
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