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Welcome to Thomasville ...

The city of Thomasville is located in Clarke County<1>.

The location of Thomasville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thomasville has a population of 3,836 people<3> (see below for details).

Thomasville was established in 1888.

The community of Thomasville is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Thomasville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Thomasville: (334)

The ZIP code for Thomasville: 36784<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thomasville had an population of 3,836 people. This is a decrease of 8.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thomasville had a population of 4,209 people (which is 16.29% of the total population of Clarke County). This makes Thomasville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Thomasville represents 0.09% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,209 people, the population of Thomasville decreased 9.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,649 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Thomasville.

Communities Also Named Thomasville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Thomasville - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thomasville.

Communities near Thomasville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thomasville.

  • Grove Hill [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove Hill
    • Grove Hill [Clarke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,738 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grove Hill<7>
  • Pine Hill [Wilcox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Hill
    • Pine Hill [Wilcox County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 852 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Hill
  • Fulton [Clarke County]
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    • Fulton [Clarke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 246 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
  • Sweet Water [Marengo County]
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    • Sweet Water [Marengo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Water have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Water
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yellow Bluff [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Bluff
      • Yellow Bluff [Wilcox County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellow Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Bluff
    • Atkeison [Clarke County]
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      • Atkeison [Clarke County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Thomasville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkeison
    • Ellison [Marengo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellison
      • Ellison [Marengo County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Thomasville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Vineland [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineland
      • Vineland [Marengo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Thomasville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineland
    • Dickinson [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickinson
      • Dickinson [Clarke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Thomasville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickinson
    • Dixon's Mills [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixon's Mills
      • Dixon's Mills [Marengo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Thomasville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon's Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon's Mills

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Thomasville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thomasville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thomasville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Thomasville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thomasville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Thomasville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thomasville ...

Looking for more information about Thomasville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Thomasville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thomasville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Clarke County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thomasville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Clarke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Thomasville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thomasville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Thomasville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thomasville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thomasville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thomasville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thomasville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thomasville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9109, Longitude: -87.7418       In this case, the coordinates for Thomasville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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