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Welcome to Thomasville ...

Thomasville is located in Fulton 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 18,518 people<3> (see below for details).

Thomasville is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Thomasville (for example, toward Ranburne (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Thomasville: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thomasville had an population of 18,518 people. This is an increase of 0.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thomasville had a population of 18,413 people.

The population of Thomasville represents 0.19% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 18,413 people, the population of Thomasville increased 1.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,162 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 two Georgia communities named Thomasville: This one is located in Fulton County and the other is located in Thomas County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 15 communities that are also named Thomasville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, 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.

  • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
  • Stockbridge North [Henry County]
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    • Stockbridge North [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge North
  • Pontevedra [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontevedra
    • Pontevedra [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra
  • North DeKalb [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North DeKalb
    • North DeKalb [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 18,947 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North DeKalb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North DeKalb
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kings Forest [Clayton County]
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      • Kings Forest [Clayton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Forest
    • Windermere Woods [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windermere Woods
      • Windermere Woods [Clayton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windermere Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windermere Woods
    • Fairburn [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairburn
      • Fairburn [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<7>
    • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale Acres
      • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverdale Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale Acres
    • Flowers Estates [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowers Estates
      • Flowers Estates [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowers Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowers Estates
    • Centerville [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Gwinnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,884 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville

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. 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Fulton County

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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 Fulton County: www.co.fulton.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Fulton, 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>Of the area codes for Thomasville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Thomasville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thomasville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6973, Longitude: -84.3496       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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