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Welcome to Thomaston ...
The city of Thomaston is located in Upson County<1> and is the County Seat for Upson County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Thomaston has a population of 8,779 people<2> (see below for details).
Thomaston is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Thomaston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Thomaston (for example, toward Valley (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Area codes for Thomaston: (706) & (762)<4>
The ZIP code for Thomaston: 30286<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Thomaston.
Websites for Thomaston ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.thomastonchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Thomaston, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thomaston had an population of 8,779 people. This is a decrease of 4.26% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Thomaston had a population of 9,170 people (which is 33.77% of the total population of Upson County). This makes Thomaston the county's most populous community.
The population of Thomaston represents 0.09% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Thomaston.
Communities Also Named Thomaston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Thomaston - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York (2), Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thomaston.
Communities near Thomaston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thomaston.
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 Thomaston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thomaston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thomaston. 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 Thomaston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thomaston. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Thomaston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thomaston ...
Looking for more information about Thomaston? 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 Thomaston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thomaston.
Adding Thomaston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Thomaston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Thomaston was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1830.
We also found Thomaston in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thomaston.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023