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Thomas Station, Georgia

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Welcome to Thomas Station ...

Thomas Station is located in Burke County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Thomas Station: Thomas Sta. (in Canada, 'Stn.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thomas Station has a population of 8,752 people<3> (see below for details).

Thomas Station is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Thomas Station lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thomas Station had an population of 8,752 people. This is a decrease of 4.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thomas Station had a population of 9,170 people (which is 39.33% of the total population of Burke County).

The population of Thomas Station represents 0.09% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 9,170 people, the population of Thomas Station decreased 2.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,411 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Thomas Station.

Communities near Thomas Station ...

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

  • Drone [Burke County]
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    • Drone [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Thomas Station
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Vidette [Burke County]
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    • Vidette [Burke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Thomas Station
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,549 people
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  • Waynesboro [Burke County]
  • Perkins [Jenkins County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sardis [Burke County]
    • Gough [Burke County]
    • Millen [Jenkins County]
    • Girard [Burke County]
    • Rosier [Burke County]
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      • Rosier [Burke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Thomas Station
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    • Torbit Station [Burke County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torbit Station
      • Torbit Station [Burke County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Thomas Station
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Torbit Station. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>
      • Torbit Station has also been known as:
      • Torbit

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 Thomas Station. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thomas Station.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thomas Station. 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 Thomas Station.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thomas Station. See our Newspapers Page for Thomas Station.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thomas Station ...

Looking for more information about Thomas Station? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Thomas Station, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Thomas Station.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Burke County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burke County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Burke, 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 Thomas Station.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thomas Station - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thomas Station) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thomas Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0174, Longitude: -81.9854       In this case, the coordinates for Thomas Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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